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Berenberg downgrades Goldman Sachs as Trump rally 'may have peaked'

Berenberg downgrades Goldman Sachs as Trump rally 'may have peaked'

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs has been downgraded to 'sell' by Berenberg as the German bank indicated its belief that the investment banking behemoth's stock is now overvalued and that it could fac... [more]

Broker tips: National Express, Drax, BAE Systems

Broker tips: National Express, Drax, BAE Systems

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Investec has upgraded National Express to 'buy' from 'hold' and hiked the price target to 385p from 335p. The brokerage said it is turning positive to reflect higher expectations fr... [more]

National Express boosted by Investec upgrade

National Express boosted by Investec upgrade

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Investec has upgraded National Express to 'buy' from 'hold' and hiked the price target to 385p from 335p. The brokerage said it is turning positive to reflect higher expectations fr... [more]

Credit Suisse bumps up target price for BAE Systems

Credit Suisse bumps up target price for BAE Systems

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Credit Suisse bumped up their target price for BAE Systems to incorporate the firm´s recently-released 2016 full-year numbers and its latest financial guidance. As regar... [more]

Breakout for bonds and US dollar ahead, BofA-Merrill Lynch says

Breakout for bonds and US dollar ahead, BofA-Merrill Lynch says

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Investors continued to rotate towards so-called 'inflation trades', ahead of a likely break-out in bonds and the US dollar, according to the widely-followed weekly tally of fund flo... [more]

French election concerns to keep dragging stocks lower

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - The upcoming French presidential elections of 23 April and 7 May are a key concern for investors as jitters seeped further into European Markets at the end of the week. On Friday, F... [more]

Drax loses power on Morgan Stanley downgrade

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Power generation company Drax was under the cosh after Morgan Stanley downgraded its stance on the stock to 'underweight' from 'equalweight', saying there are more attractive opport... [more]

We are not in the 1930s, Credit Suisse says on protectionism

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Globalisation may be past its peak but the risk that trade protectionism might get out of hand might be less than some investors think, Credit Suisse said. The Swiss broker's most r... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 24 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - RBS: Jefferies maintains Hold with a target price of 212p. RBS: JP Morgan reiterates Underweight with a target price of 210p. Mediclinic: UBS downgrades to Neutral with a target pr... [more]

Broker tips: Halfords, Inmarsat, Hays

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Halfords slumped on Thursday as Peel Hunt downgraded its stance on the stock to 'sell' from 'hold' and cut the price target to 325p from was 350p. "Fundamental headwinds are increas... [more]

Prolonged period of special dividends ahead at Hays, Credit Suisse says

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Credit Suisse bumped up their recommendation on shares of Hays, hailing the firm´s growth prospects, cash generation ability and the likelihood of a prolonged period of ... [more]

Inmarsat boosted by Macquarie upgrade

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Satellite communications company Inmarsat got a boost on Thursday as Macquarie upgraded the stock to 'outperform' from 'neutral' and gave it a target price of 850p, saying it may at... [more]

Halfords skids on Peel Hunt downgrade

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Halfords slumped on Thursday as Peel Hunt downgraded its stance on the stock to 'sell' from 'hold' and cut the price target to 325p from was 350p. "Fundamental headwinds are increas... [more]

Thursday broker round-up

Thu, 23 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Unilever: Berenberg reiterates Buy with a target price of 4100p. UBM: Barclays reiterates Equal Weight with a target price of 795p. Capital and Counties: Jefferies maintains Underw... [more]

Broker tips: Lloyds Bank, IMI, Fever-Tree, InterContinental Hotels

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group's capital and dividend strength is a "key attraction" for investors, said broker RBC Capital Markets after the bank brightened the sector with full year pre-tax... [more]

Liberum initiates coverage on IMI with 'buy' as costs normalise

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Liberum has begun coverage of engineer IMI with a 'buy' rating as it sees an improvement in costs leading to earnings forecasts standing 15% ahead of the analyst consensus. The brok... [more]

Lloyds Banking capital and dividend strength 'key attraction', says RBC

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group's capital and dividend strength is a "key attraction" for investors, said broker RBC Capital Markets after the bank brightened the sector with full year pre-tax... [more]

Barclays cuts InterContinental Hotels as shares 'up with events'

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Barclays cut its rating of Holiday Inn owner, InterContinental Hotels Group to 'equal weight' from 'overweight' and left its price target unchanged at 4,000p in light of recent US b... [more]

Fever-Tree fizzes higher as RBC Capital initiates at 'outperform'

Wed, 22 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Fever-Tree got a boost as RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage of the stock at 'outperform' with a 1,700p price target, saying the long-term trajectory is robust. "Premiumisation ... [more]

Broker tips: AO World, OneSavings Bank, WH Smith, Bodycote

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Online electrical goods retailer AO World slumped on Tuesday as Morgan Stanley downgraded its stance on the stock to 'underweight' from 'equalweight' and cut the price target to 135... [more]

Investec upgrades WH Smith, highlights global travel market potential

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - WH Smith got a boost as Investec lifted the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and bumped up the price target to 1,900p from 1,550p. "With Travel now accounting for 58% of earnings before i... [more]

Tuesday broker round-up

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Smith WH: Investec upgrades to Buy with a target price of 1900p. AO World: Morgan Stanley downgrades to Underweight with a target price of 135p. Bovis Homes: Deutsche Bank maintain... [more]

HSBC downgrades Bodycote to 'hold' on valuation

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - HSBC has downgraded Bodycote to 'hold' from 'buy' with an unchanged target price of 675p ahead of the metal-treating specialist's 2016 results, as it believes its stock is currently... [more]

Investec "reluctantly" downgrades OneSavings after strong run

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Investec has "reluctantly" downgraded OneSavings Bank to 'hold' from 'buy', holding the price target at 385p. The brokerage said OneSavings is "perfection". However, it has been the... [more]

AO World slumps on Morgan Stanley downgrade

Tue, 21 February 2017

(ShareCast News) - Online electrical goods retailer AO World slumped on Tuesday as Morgan Stanley downgraded its stance on the stock to 'underweight' from 'equalweight' and cut the price target to 135... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Incyte Corp. 131.21 7.59 22:04
Intuit Inc. 128.01 6.06 22:10
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 99.82 2.58 21:45
Dollar Tree Inc 79.41 2.37 22:10
Paychex Inc. 61.81 2.32 21:30

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 175.17 -5.13 22:02
Liberty Global Plc Lilac Class A 25.31 -3.14 21:15
Liberty Global Plc Lilac Class C 25.27 -3.07 21:15
Shire Plc Ads 181.29 -2.24 21:15
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 87.51 -1.99 22:10