Analyst Rate These Services Stocks With New Price Targets

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts reiterated ratings in the Services sector for the week ending October 28th, 2011:

  • Omnicare (NYSE:OCR): UBS reiterated its rating of Neutral for this company and changed its price target from $31 to $29. About the company: Omnicare, Inc. provides geriatric pharmaceutical services. The Company distributes pharmaceuticals, and provides related pharmacy consulting and other ancillary services, data management services and medical supplies to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers, independent living communities, hospitals, hospice, and other healthcare providers.
  • PETsMART (NASDAQ:PETM): Oppenheimer reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $49 to $58. About the company: PetSmart, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products and services for pets. The Company operates pet superstores in the United States and Canada, as well as a pet supply catalog business, and an equity interest in PetSmart.com. PetSmart provides pet food and supplies, and offers full-service veterinary, grooming and pet training services.
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN): Oppenheimer reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $250 to $270. About the company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Genesco (NYSE:GCO): Avondale reiterated its rating of Mkt Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $61 to $64. About the company: Genesco Inc. retails branded footwear, licensed and branded headwear, and wholesales branded footwear. The Company operates stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
  • Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG): UBS reiterated its rating of Neutral for this company and changed its price target from $32.5 to $36. About the company: Hub Group, Inc. is a full-service transportation provider, offering intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services. The Company arranges for the movement of its customers’ freight in containers and trailers over long distances. Hub Group operates through a nationwide network of hubs, located near significant concentrations of shipping customers and railheads.
  • STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA): The Benchmark Company reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $10 to $12.5. About the company: STAAR Surgical Company develops, manufactures, and markets high margin visual implants that improve a patient’s quality of vision. The Company manufactures implantable contact lenses to treat refractive disorders such as myopia. STAAR also manufactures products for cataract surgery and glaucoma surgery.
  • Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA): Oppenheimer reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $135 to $150. About the company: Panera Bread Company owns and franchises bakery cafes. The Company’s bakeries operate under the Panera Bread and Saint Louis Bread Co. names. Panera operates throughout the United States and offers free broadband Wi-Fi network.
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN): Stifel Nicolaus reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $280 to $265. The Benchmark Company reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $280 to $225. About the company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE:SNI): MKM Partners reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $52 to $50. About the company: Scripps Networks Interactive operates television and Internet businesses. The Company owns and operates lifestyle oriented cable television channels, Internet websites associated with the cable television channels, and Internet comparison shopping websites.
  • DeVry (NYSE:DV): FBR Capital reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $52 to $50. About the company: DeVry, Inc. owns and manages higher education systems throughout North America. The Institutions offers various degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in technology; healthcare technology; business and management, as well as online secondary education to school districts and medical education.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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