Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Conglomerates Stocks: Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) and JB Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT)

Companies in the Conglomerates sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Rockwell Automation (ROKResearch Report) and JB Hunt (JBHTResearch Report).

Rockwell Automation (ROK)

In a report issued on October 16, Deepa Raghavan from Wells Fargo maintained a Hold rating on Rockwell Automation. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $249.03.

According to TipRanks.com, Raghavan is ranked #3303 out of 7019 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Rockwell Automation is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $232.62, implying a -6.6% downside from current levels. In a report issued on October 15, Stephens also initiated coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $245.00 price target.

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JB Hunt (JBHT)

Wells Fargo analyst Allison Poliniak maintained a Buy rating on JB Hunt on October 16. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $128.04.

According to TipRanks.com, Poliniak is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.4% and a 70.5% success rate. Poliniak covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, Expeditors International, and John Bean Technologies.

JB Hunt has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $138.78, implying a 2.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 2, Susquehanna also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $148.00 price target.

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