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Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI), McDonald’s (MCD) and Visa (V)

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 3 analysts just weighed in on BJ’s Restaurants (BJRIResearch Report), McDonald’s (MCDResearch Report) and Visa (VResearch Report) with bullish sentiments.

BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI)

Jefferies analyst Alexander Slagle maintained a Buy rating on BJ’s Restaurants today and set a price target of $33.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $21.13, close to its 52-week low of $20.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Slagle is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.4% and a 56.1% success rate. Slagle covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restaurant Brands International, Papa John’s International, and Bloomin’ Brands.

BJ’s Restaurants has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $27.10, implying a 23.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 22, Piper Sandler also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $29.00 price target.

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McDonald’s (MCD)

In a report released yesterday, Andy Barish from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on McDonald’s, with a price target of $298.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $257.09.

According to TipRanks.com, Barish is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.4% and a 52.8% success rate. Barish covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as First Watch Restaurant Group, Dave & Busters Entertainment, and Brinker International.

Currently, the analyst consensus on McDonald’s is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $281.56, a 12.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 11, Robert W. Baird also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $285.00 price target.

Visa (V)

In a report released today, Trevor Williams from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on Visa, with a price target of $250.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $212.49.

According to TipRanks.com, Williams is currently ranked with 0 stars on a 0-5 stars ranking scale, with an average return of -13.0% and a 19.5% success rate. Williams covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Fidelity National Info, Global Payments, and Block.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Visa is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $254.41, representing a 19.0% upside. In a report issued on July 13, Wells Fargo also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $255.00 price target.

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