Analysts Start Covering Shares of These Services Stocks: PETM, CPA, FCN, BKS, DPZ

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage in the Services sector for the week ending December 2nd, 2011.

  • PETsMART (NASDAQ:PETM): Needham initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $57 on Nov 28th. The shares recently traded at $49.95, up $3.21, or 6.87% since the analyst’s rating. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Copa Holdings (NYSE:CPA): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $76 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $63.80, down $1.19, or 1.83% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Copa Holdings SA provides international airline passenger and cargo service. The Company provides scheduled flights to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Company also has codeshare arrangements with Continental Airlines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN): Northland Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $51 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $43.44, down $0.06, or 0.14% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: FTI Consulting, Inc. provides forensic and litigation consulting, corporate finance, economic consulting and technology services. The Company offers services designed to help companies address critical issues and improve performance before encountering disputes or financial difficulties. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Huron Consulting (NASDAQ:HURN): Northland Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $42 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $35.39, up $0.54, or 1.55% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Huron Consulting Group Inc. is an independent provider of financial and operational consulting services. The company provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized and large businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations and the law firms. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL): Longbow initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $21.73, up $0.47, or 2.21% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: The Finish Line, Inc. is a specialty retailer of men’s, women’s and children’s brand name athletic and leisure footwear, activewear, and accessories. Brand names carried by the Company include Nike, Reebok, K-Swiss, And 1, Asics, adidas, Timberland, New Balance, Saucony, Skechers, and Converse. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $20 on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $16.21, up $0.05, or 0.31% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates superstores and mall-based bookstores throughout the US. The Company operates book superstores under the names Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bookstop, and Bookstar. Barnes & Noble also operates bookstores in shopping malls under the names B. Dalton Bookseller, Doubleday Book Shops, and Scribner’s Bookstore. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $51 on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $40.45, up $0.56, or 1.4% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo, Inc. Atlas provides aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance freighter aircraft to major airlines around the world. Polar operates a global, scheduled-service network and serves substantially all major trade lanes of the world. The Company also provides commercial and military charter services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Aggressive Buy on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $33.32, down $0.24, or 0.72% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Domino’s Pizza, Inc. operates a network of Company-owned and franchise Domino’s Pizza stores, located throughout the United States and in other countries. The Company also operates regional dough manufacturing and distribution centers in the contiguous United States and outside the United States. 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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