Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Comcast (CMCSA) and McDonald’s (MCD)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on Comcast (CMCSAResearch Report) and McDonald’s (MCDResearch Report).

Comcast (CMCSA)

In a report released today, Jeffrey Wlodarczak from Pivotal Research reiterated a Buy rating on Comcast, with a price target of $62.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $48.01, close to its 52-week low of $46.29.

According to TipRanks.com, Wlodarczak is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.5% and a 56.7% success rate. Wlodarczak covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Liberty Media Liberty Formula One, Charter Communications, and Liberty LiLAC Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Comcast is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $58.64, a 29.0% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Wolfe Research also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $63.00 price target.

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McDonald’s (MCD)

In a report released yesterday, Christopher O`Cull from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Hold rating on McDonald’s, with a price target of $260.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $248.74.

According to TipRanks.com, O`Cull is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.6% and a 61.8% success rate. O`Cull covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restaurant Brands International, First Watch Restaurant Group, and Dave & Busters Entertainment.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for McDonald’s with a $291.26 average price target, which is a 16.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 21, BTIG also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock.

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