Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Conglomerates Stocks: Chart Industries (NYSE: GTLS) and Knight Transportation (NYSE: KNX)

Companies in the Conglomerates sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Chart Industries (GTLSResearch Report) and Knight Transportation (KNXResearch Report).

Chart Industries (GTLS)

Bank of America Securities analyst Chase Mulvehill maintained a Buy rating on Chart Industries today and set a price target of $182.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $155.58, close to its 52-week high of $167.39.

According to TipRanks.com, Mulvehill has currently 0 stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -13.5% and a 43.8% success rate. Mulvehill covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Liberty Oilfield Services, Helmerich & Payne, and Helix Energy.

Chart Industries has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $176.89, implying a 5.9% upside from current levels. In a report released today, Raymond James also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $172.00 price target.

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Knight Transportation (KNX)

In a report released yesterday, Jason Seidl from Cowen & Co. maintained a Hold rating on Knight Transportation, with a price target of $59.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $48.52.

According to TipRanks.com, Seidl is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 26.9% and a 76.5% success rate. Seidl covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Canadian National Railway, Covenant Logistics Group, and Expeditors International.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Knight Transportation with a $58.57 average price target, implying a 21.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 14, Citigroup also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $53.00 price target.

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