Analysts Issue Ratings and Price Targets on These 3 Services Stocks at End of December

Here are companies for which stock analysts reiterated ratings in the Services sector for the week ending December 23rd, 2011:

Body Central (NASDAQ:BODY): Avondale reiterated its rating of Mkt Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $26 to $30 on Dec 21st. The shares recently traded at $23.98, up $0.09, or 0.38% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Body Central Corp. is a multi-channel, specialty retailer. The Company operates speciality stores as well as has catalog sales and and e-commerce website. Body Central targets women in their late teens and twenties from diverse cultural backgrounds. The Company sells tops, dresses, bottoms, jewelry, accessories and shoes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS): Stifel Nicolaus reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $44 to $46 on Dec 21st. The shares recently traded at $40.99, up $0.53, or 1.31% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. CVS Competitors to Watch: Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), PharMerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC), Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS), drugstore.com, inc. (NASDAQ:DSCM), PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS), Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Target (NYSE:TGT), Graymark Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ:GRMH), BioScrip Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOS).

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX): RBC Capital Mkts reiterated its rating of Sector Perform for this company and changed its price target from $30 to $32 on Dec 22nd. The shares recently traded at $29.85, up $0.37, or 1.26% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Paychex, Inc. provides comprehensive payroll and integrated human resource and employee benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The Company’s services range from calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers’ compensation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(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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