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UPDATE: Jefferies & Company Reiterates Hold Rating, Raises PT on United Stationers

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In a report published Wednesday, Jefferies & Company reiterated its Hold rating on United Stationers (NASDAQ: USTR), and raised its price target from $29.00 to $31.00.

Jefferies noted, “We like the announced strategic and accretive acquisition of O.K.I. Supply, which focuses on the higher growth and higher profit industrial business. 3Q EPS of $0.91 beat the Street, but sales came in light at -1.6% (flat on same day basis) as growth categories moderated and core office related segments remained soft. Although sales trends are a concern, we believe this is already reflected in the valuation here.”

United Stationers closed on Tuesday at $29.35.

Latest Ratings for USTR

Apr 2015JefferiesMaintainsHold
Jun 2014JefferiesMaintainsHold
Aug 2013WunderlichDowngradesBuyHold

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