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Broker tips: Aveva, Chemring, Domino Printing

Broker tips: Aveva, Chemring, Domino Printing

Fri, 19 September 2014

UBS has substantially reduced its target price for Aveva after the engineering software group's recent profit warning, but has kept a positive stance on the stock, saying "it would be wrong to sell no... [more]

 UBS keeps the faith in Aveva despite recent profit warning

UBS keeps the faith in Aveva despite recent profit warning

Fri, 19 September 2014

UBS has substantially reduced its target price for Aveva after the engineering software group's recent profit warning, but has kept a positive stance on the stock, saying "it would be wrong to sell no... [more]

Canaccord upgrades Chemring to 'hold' after turnaround

Canaccord upgrades Chemring to 'hold' after turnaround

Fri, 19 September 2014

Shares of aerospace, defence and security technology group Chemring were given a boost on Friday after Canaccord Genuity lifted its rating from 'sell' to 'hold' and hiked its target price from 160p to... [more]

Investec welcomes 'reassuring' update from Domino Printing

Investec welcomes "reassuring" update from Domino Printing

Fri, 19 September 2014

Investec has remained positive on shares of Domino Printing Services after inkjet and laser printing company delivered a "reassuring" trading update on Friday. Reported sales were up 5% in the first 1... [more]

Broker tips: Easyjet, Diageo, Booker

Broker tips: Easyjet, Diageo, Booker

Thu, 18 September 2014

Numis Securities repeated its 'buy' rating for Easyjet on Thursday, hailing the budget airline's decision to lift its dividend payout ratio and order 27 new planes from Airbus. "We believe that the di... [more]

Nomura rules out M&A at Diageo but still sees upside

Thu, 18 September 2014

Diageo's upcoming first-quarter results are expected to be weak and major M&A is unlikely, according to Nomura, though the broker said it still sees upside as it reiterated its 'buy' stance for the Gu... [more]

Peel Hunt hails "encouraging" Q2 from Booker

Thu, 18 September 2014

Peel Hunt said it continues to see "signficant upside" at Booker after a decent second-quarter update, and the future looks bright for the wholesale retailer. The broker kept a 'buy' recommendation an... [more]

Numis hails new Easyjet divi policy, Airbus order

Thu, 18 September 2014

Numis Securities repeated its 'buy' rating for Easyjet on Thursday, hailing the budget airline's decision to lift its dividend payout ratio and order 27 new planes from Airbus. Easyjet announced that ... [more]

Broker tips: Imagination Technologies, IG Group, ASOS

Wed, 17 September 2014

A corner is being turned at Imagination Technologies after an in-line first quarter, according to Investec, though the broker kept a 'hold' recommendation on the stock ahead of an uncertain second hal... [more]

IG Group offers "good value" but Numis cuts estimates

Wed, 17 September 2014

Numis Securities has kept an 'add' rating for spreadbetting group IG Group but has trimmed its forecasts after a poor first-quarter update from the firm. A particularly quiet summer in the financial m... [more]

Deutsche Bank downgrades ASOS to 'hold'

Wed, 17 September 2014

Deutsche Bank has lowered its stance on ASOS from 'buy' to 'hold', saying that the online fashion retailer is attempting to maintain growth at the expense of its margins. A profit warning from the com... [more]

Imagination Tech turning a corner but Investec stays at 'hold'

Wed, 17 September 2014

A corner is being turned at Imagination Technologies after an in-line first quarter, according to Investec, though the broker kept a 'hold' recommendation on the stock ahead of an uncertain second hal... [more]

Broker tips: ASOS, Vesuvius, Miners

Tue, 16 September 2014

Brokerages have slashed their target prices for ASOS in the aftermath of a profit warning by the online fashion retailer on Tuesday, which sent shares sharply lower. Numis, JPMorgan Cazenove, Cantor F... [more]

Deutsche Bank upgrades commodity forecasts, Anglo and Antofagasta

Tue, 16 September 2014

Deutsche Bank has lifted its target prices for stocks across the UK-listed mining sector after upgrading most of its commodity price forecasts. As part of its review, it has lifted its rating for Angl... [more]

Analysts slash forecasts for ASOS after profit warning

Tue, 16 September 2014

Brokerages have slashed their target prices for ASOS in the aftermath of a profit warning by the online fashion retailer on Tuesday, which sent shares sharply lower. The stock was down 10.5% at 2,168.... [more]

UBS upgrades Vesuvius from 'sell' to 'buy'

Tue, 16 September 2014

UBS has given molten metal flow engineering firm Vesuvius a double upgrade, raising its rating on the stock by two notches from 'sell' to 'buy' and lifting its forecasts above consensus. The bank said... [more]

SABMiller now 'in play' after Heineken approach, says Investec

Mon, 15 September 2014

Numis Securities has lifted its stance on beverages group SABMiller from 'add' to 'buy', saying that the company is now "in play" after its approach for Dutch brewer Heineken. Heineken confirmed on Mo... [more]

Shore Capital upgrades Morrisons to 'hold', welcomes new strategy

Mon, 15 September 2014

Shore Capital has upgraded its rating for struggling supermarket chain Wm Morrison, saying that it sees an "improved risk-reward balance" after the company's woeful first-half performance. The broker,... [more]

Dixons Carphone to benefit from Phones 4U collapse, says Investec

Mon, 15 September 2014

The collapse of UK high street chain Phones 4U (P4U) could spell good news for Dixons Carphone, according to Investec which repeated its 'buy' recommendation for the electrical goods and mobile-phone ... [more]

Credit Suisse slashes Aveva target by 19% after profit warning

Mon, 15 September 2014

Credit Suisse has slashed its target price for Aveva by nearly a fifth after a profit warning from the engineering software firm last week. The bank has cut its target for the shares by 19% from 2,100... [more]

Broker tips: Whitbread, GKN, Aveva

Fri, 12 September 2014

UBS has downgraded leisure group Whitbread from 'neutral' to 'sell', saying that the hotel industry is "under threat". "While we estimate 55% of Whitbread clients travel for business and the company o... [more]

Stars are aligning for GKN, says Barclays

Fri, 12 September 2014

GKN's shares were given a boost on Friday by Barclays Capital which lifted its stance on the shares from 'equal weight' to 'overweight', saying that the "stars appear to be aligning" for the engineeri... [more]

Investec disappointed by surprise profit warning from Aveva

Fri, 12 September 2014

Investec has placed its 'buy' recommendation for Aveva under review after a gloomy trading statement from the engineering software firm, with the broker saying it will have to re-base its earnings for... [more]

UBS downgrades Whitbread, hotels "under threat" from Airbnb

Fri, 12 September 2014

UBS has downgraded leisure group Whitbread from 'neutral' to 'sell', saying that the hotel industry is "under threat". The bank has trimmed its target price for the stock from 4,450p to 4,200p, saying... [more]

Credit Suisse ups EPS forecast for ITV

Thu, 11 September 2014

Credit Suisse lifted shares in broadcaster ITV on Thursday after upping its target price by 20p and its earnings per share forecasts by 6%. The broker improved its outlook following comments by cultur... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
3i Group 398.90 3.29 17:11
St James's Place 721.00 3.00 17:13
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 366.00 2.46 17:13
Babcock International Group 1,091.00 2.44 17:11
Ashtead Group 1,059.00 2.32 17:11

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 4,355.00 -1.69 17:13
Rio Tinto 3,179.00 -1.56 17:13
Wolseley 3,315.00 -1.40 17:15
BHP Billiton 1,793.50 -1.27 17:11
Barratt Developments 398.70 -1.26 17:11