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Deutsche Bank cuts targets on UK aerospace&defence names on pound strength

Deutsche Bank cuts targets on UK aerospace&defence names on pound strength

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Deutsche Bank trimmed their earnings per share estimates and target prices for UK aerospace and defence names in light of the recent strength in the pound. The analyst... [more]

Broker tips: Bunzl, Cairn Energy, Intertek

Broker tips: Bunzl, Cairn Energy, Intertek

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies downgraded its recommendation and target price on Bunzl due to concerns about momentum in the company's core margins and declining returns. That led analysts Will Kirkness... [more]

CS moves William Hill, Paddy Power to 'neutral' over regulatory risks

CS moves William Hill, Paddy Power to 'neutral' over regulatory risks

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Paddy Power Betfair was upgraded and William Hill downgraded as Credit Suisse revised its view of the UK bookmakers due to the regulatory environment. CS decided that the base case ... [more]

Bryan Garnier downgrades Worldpay on recent share price run

Bryan Garnier downgrades Worldpay on recent share price run

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Bryan Garnier downgraded payments processor Worldpay to 'sell' from 'neutral', maintaining the fair value at 278p, as it said the stock has run too far and it sees no short-term cat... [more]

Jefferies downgrades Bunzl, says core legacy margins under pressure

Jefferies downgrades Bunzl, says core legacy margins under pressure

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies downgraded its recommendation and target price on Bunzl due to concerns about momentum in the company's core margins and declining returns. That led analysts Will Kirkness... [more]

JP Morgan reiterates overweight stance on euro area equities

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Strategists at JP Morgan reiterated their 'overweight' stance on euro area stocks, telling clients that projections for profit growth in 2017 are not as stretched as might seem and ... [more]

Macquarie raises target price on Cairn Energy, upgrades to 'outperform'

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Macquarie revised their target price on shares of Cairn Energy higher in anticipation of progress in Senegal and the start of cash flow generation in the North Sea. The ... [more]

Buy British, consumer spending will hold up, Barclays says

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Domestically-focused UK stocks are unloved and underpriced, but unjustifiably so, analysts at Barclays Research believe, as they predict that recent outperformance by the group will... [more]

Monday broker round-up

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - JD Wetherspoon: Citigroup downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 1030p. Cineworld: Deutsche Bank initiates with a Buy and a target price of 825p. Cairn Energy: Macquarie upgr... [more]

Intertek boosted by Kepler upgrade to 'buy'

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Intertek got a boost on Monday as Kepler Cheuvreux lifted the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised the price target to 4,600p from 3,935p ahead of the first-quarter results on 26 M... [more]

Broker tips: Experian, Vodafone, Thomas Cook

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies downgraded credit checking company Experian to 'hold' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 1,550p from 1,670p following the company's preliminary full-year results on Th... [more]

Barclays downgrades Vodafone to 'equal weight' on competition concerns

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Vodafone Group saw its stock recommendation lowered to 'equal weight' from 'overweight' at Barclays, with the bank raising concerns about competition despite an upbeat earnings repo... [more]

Barclays downgrades Thomas Cook 'but may be wrong'

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Thomas Cook shares took a hit on Friday after they were downgraded by Barclays after a good rally since last summer. In November Barclays had upgraded the shares and set a target pr... [more]

Jefferies downgrades Experian to 'hold'

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies downgraded credit checking company Experian to 'hold' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 1,550p from 1,670p following the company's preliminary full-year results on Th... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shire Pharmaceuticals: HSBC downgrades to Reduce with a target price of 4450p. Polymetal International: Berenberg downgrades to Hold with a target price of 1090p. Vodafone: Barclay... [more]

Asset sales, cash calls still possible at Tullow, Canaccord says

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Canaccord Genuity trimmed its target on shares of Tullow Oil after revising its short-term 'price deck' for the price of Brent lower. Analyst Charlie Sharp said the broker was now p... [more]

Broker tips: ABF, Sophos Group, Tullow Oil

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their target price on shares of Associated British Foods, pointing to the company's differentiated positioning and potential upside from its Click &... [more]

Goldman Sachs raises ABF target price

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their target price on shares of Associated British Foods, pointing to the company's differentiated positioning and potential upside from its Click &... [more]

Deutsche Bank hikes target price on Sophos Group

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Deutsche Bank hiked their target price on shares of Sophos Group on the heels of management's upbeat medium-term guidance and given the company's "highly predictable" su... [more]

Thursday broker round-up

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - TalkTalk: RBC upgrades to Outperform with a target price of 225p. Tullow Oil: Deutsche Bank reiterates Buy with a target price of 260p. RBS: Berenberg reiterates Buy with a target ... [more]

Jefferies lowers Brent oil price forecasts, downgrades Ophir Energy, Premier Oil

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Jefferies revised their medium and long-term price assumptions for Brent oil lower, downgrading shares of Ophir Energy, Soco International and Premier Oil in the process... [more]

Broker tips: Halfords, Kingfisher, Rio Tinto, Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - With the retail sector's risk profile increasing as the UK discretionary consumer outlook deteriorates, HSBC downgraded and cut the target prices for Dunelm and Halfords, but upgrad... [more]

Berenberg puts brakes on Auto Trader

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Auto Trader skidded on Wednesday after Berenberg initiated coverage of the stock at 'buy' with a 350p price target. It said that while the company has a clear market-leadi... [more]

HSBC downgrades Dunelm, Halfords over 'toxic' squeeze on consumer spend

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - With the retail sector's risk profile increasing as the UK discretionary consumer outlook deteriorates, HSBC downgraded and cut the target prices Dunelm and Halfords, but upgraded K... [more]

Wednesday broker round-up

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rio Tinto: RBC upgrades to Top Pick with a target price of 4400p. Dunelm: HSBC downgrades to Hold with a target price of 640p. Halfords: HSBC downgrades to Hold with a target price... [more]