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Friday broker round-up

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - B&M European Value: Retail Jefferies reiterates buy with a 330p target and Citigroup keeps at buy with a target of 345p. Standard Life: Jefferies stays at buy with a 403p target. U... [more]

Friday newspaper share tips: Daily Mail and General Trust, Babcock International

Friday newspaper share tips: Daily Mail and General Trust, Babcock International

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Daily Mail and General Trust may turn out to be oddly cheap when the company's media revenue curve turns upwards, argues the Financial Times' Lex column. DMGT has a strate... [more]

Broker tips: M&S, Capita, Softcat

Broker tips: M&S, Capita, Softcat

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Societe Generale downgraded Marks & Spencer to 'hold' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 424p from 545p following the retailer's full-year results earlier in the week. The Frenc... [more]

BofA-Merrill Lynch upgrades Travel&Leisure stocks

BofA-Merrill Lynch upgrades Travel&Leisure stocks

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Strategists at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch re-shuffled their sector stock allocations after the strong performance put in by Industrial Goods & Services and as the risks surroundi... [more]

SocGen cuts M&S but says worth holding onto for dividend yield

SocGen cuts M&S but says worth holding onto for dividend yield

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Societe Generale downgraded Marks & Spencer to 'hold' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 424p from 545p following the retailer's full-year results earlier in the week. The Frenc... [more]

Exane flags concerns around earnings quality at Capita

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The quality of Capita´s earnings is weak and both on and off-balance sheet liabilities continue to rise, analysts at Exane BNP Paribas said. In particular, analysts George Gregory a... [more]

Berenberg starts Softcat at 'buy'

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Berenberg initiated coverage of Softcat, which provides IT infrastructure to corporate and public sector organisations, with a 'buy' rating and a 425p price target. The bank said th... [more]

Severn Trent maintained at 'overweight' by JPMorgan Cazenove

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Severn Trent has had its 'overweight' rating maintained by JPMorgan Cazenove, which said it sees further upside potential for the shares as it hiked its target price. It said the re... [more]

Thursday broker round-up

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Great Portland States: Jefferies downgrades to underperform with a 650p target. Electrocomponents: RBC upgrates to sector perform with a 270p target. Marks & Spencer: Jefferies dow... [more]

Exane upgrades Barclays, says the fog is lifting

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas upgraded Barclays to 'outperform' from 'neutral' and lifted the price target 19% to 220p, having already upped the stock two weeks ago, saying things were looking ... [more]

UBS downgrades Melrose following strong performance

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - UBS downgraded Melrose Industries to 'neutral' from 'buy' with an unchanged price target of 385p following the recent strong performance, saying the next deal is more reflected in t... [more]

RBC upgrades Electrocomponents on improvement potential

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Electrocomponents to 'sector perform' from 'underperform' and lifted the price target to 270p from 185p, saying downside is limited. The Canadian bank p... [more]

Broker tips: Barclays, Melrose, Electrocomponents

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas upgraded Barclays to 'outperform' from 'neutral' and lifted the price target 19% to 220p, having already upped the stock two weeks ago, saying things were looking ... [more]

Broker tips: Tesco, Mitchells & Butlers, CRH

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Calculating that Tesco's sales performance at larger stores is likely to be worse than reported and that margins should be "permanently rebased lower", Credit Suisse has cut its ear... [more]

Credit Suisse cuts Tesco target price on big-box sales drop

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Calculating that Tesco's sales performance at larger stores is likely to be worse than reported and that margins should be "permanently rebased lower", Credit Suisse has cut its ear... [more]

JP Morgan expects boost for CRH from higher US government spending

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - CRH was well-placed to benefit from recently passed legislation Stateside to boost spending on infrastructure, analysts at JP Morgan said. Based just on guidance from US aggregates ... [more]

Mitchells & Butlers gains on HSBC upgrade

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Mitchells & Butlers gained on Wednesday after HSBC upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised the target price to 340p from 300p. HSBC said while the company's fir... [more]

RBC upgrades Regus after underperformance

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Flexible workspace solutions provider Regus got a boost on Wednesday as RBC Capital Markets upped the stock to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and lifted the price target to 400p... [more]

Tuesday broker round-up

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Standard Chartered: Macquarie reiterates to outperform with a 440p target. Britvic: Goldman Sachs stays at buy with a 838p target. Premier Oil: JP Morgan keeps at neutral with a ta... [more]

Broker tips: Imperial Brands, Paragon Group, BP

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays upgraded Imperial Brands to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and lifted the price target to 4,200p from 3,750p, driven by more bullish medium-term expectations. The bank sai... [more]

JP Morgan says BP dividend is relatively high and safe

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - A lower outlook for crude oil prices in 2016, following the weak start to the year, led analysts at JP Morgan to lower their forecasts for European integrated oil companies´ earning... [more]

Numis leaves Paragon at 'buy' after first half results

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Paragon's shares fell on Tuesday after Numis said it expects to downgrade its estimates "modestly" following the mortgage lender's first half results. Numis said the company's resul... [more]

Barclays upgrades Imperial Brands on improving margin confidence

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays upgraded Imperial Brands to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and lifted the price target to 4,200p from 3,750p, driven by more bullish medium-term expectations. The bank sai... [more]

Monday broker round-up

Mon, 23 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Royal Mail: RBC upgrades to sector perform with a 525p target. Weir: HSBC upgrades to buy with a 1450p target. Sports Direct: Goldman Sachs downgrades to neutral with a target pric... [more]

JP Morgan recommends tactical-long in banks, with short China-related cyclicals as a hedge

Mon, 23 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Strategists at JP Morgan recommended that clients go 'long' banks on a tactical basis while shorting China-related cyclicals and commodities as a head against policy tightening by t... [more]