Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: Yum! Brands (YUM) and Cineplex (OtherCPXGF)

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Yum! Brands (YUMResearch Report) and Cineplex (CPXGFResearch Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Yum! Brands (YUM)

In a report released today, Andrew Strelzik from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Yum! Brands, with a price target of $137.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $129.91, close to its 52-week high of $135.00.

According to, Strelzik is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.6% and a 60.8% success rate. Strelzik covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Dave & Busters Entertainment, Papa John’s International, and Brinker International.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Yum! Brands with a $139.31 average price target.

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Cineplex (CPXGF)

BMO Capital analyst Tim Casey maintained a Hold rating on Cineplex today and set a price target of C$12.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $5.69, close to its 52-week low of $5.40.

According to, Casey is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.4% and a 69.0% success rate. Casey covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Rogers Communication, Shaw Communications, and Thomson Reuters.

Cineplex has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $9.77.

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