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Citi upgrades target price for Deutsche Telekom, retains 'buy' rating

Citi upgrades target price for Deutsche Telekom, retains 'buy' rating

Mon, 06 July 2015

Analysts at Citi lifted their target price for phone operator Deutsche Telekom from €14.00 to €17.50, while retaining a 'buy' rating. Citi raised its target price due to higher multiples for... [more]

Keep cash in your portfolios, says Societe Generale

Keep cash in your portfolios, says Societe Generale

Mon, 06 July 2015

Given the shaky backdrop following Greece's overwhelming rejection of bailout terms, Societe Generale recommended investors keep cash in portfolios. "Eurozone assets are obviously the most exposed- we... [more]

Barclays reviews UK housebuilders; upgrades Bellway, downgrades Taylor Wimpey

Barclays reviews UK housebuilders; upgrades Bellway, downgrades Taylor Wimpey

Mon, 06 July 2015

Barclays upgraded Bellway to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and raised the target price to 2,799.9p from 2,096p, noting the growth ambitions of the UK's fourth largest housebuilder, as it took a look... [more]

Charles Stanley downgrades Rolls-Royce to 'reduce' after profit warning

Charles Stanley downgrades Rolls-Royce to 'reduce' after profit warning

Mon, 06 July 2015

Charles Stanley downgraded Rolls-Royce to 'reduce' from 'hold' following the company's profit warning and the scrapping of its share buyback programme on Monday. "The announcement is yet another blow ... [more]

BP's outlook upped to 'positive' by Moody's on proposed US settlement

BP's outlook upped to 'positive' by Moody's on proposed US settlement

Mon, 06 July 2015

Ratings agency Moody's has changed BP's ratings outlook to 'positive' following the oil major's announcement of an $18.7bn agreement in principle to settle all the main US federal, state and municipal... [more]

Morgan Stanley upgrades BAE Systems to 'overweight', sees buying opportunity

Mon, 06 July 2015

Morgan Stanley upgraded BAE Systems to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and kept its price target at 570p, saying the de-rating was overdone. The bank said that given the stock's defensive attractions,... [more]

Numis upgrades Capital & Regional from add to 'buy' after first-half results

Mon, 06 July 2015

Numis upgraded mall owner Capital & Regional from 'add' to 'buy' and upped its price target from 66p to 70p. Analyst Robert Duncan said the company's valuation performance was strong for the first hal... [more]

JP Morgan now expects Grexit, downgrades European banks

Mon, 06 July 2015

European stocks will dip following the Greek referendum but that is not the script they will follow over the coming three to six months, JP Morgan said on Monday morning. Nonetheless, the likely widen... [more]

Analysts' thoughts on the probability of a 'Grexit'

Mon, 06 July 2015

A day after Greeks overwhelmingly rejected the terms of the Eurozone bailout, casting doubt over the country's future in the euro bloc, here's what analysts have to say about it. The referendum result... [more]

Goldman Sachs raises Royal Mail price target, keeps at 'buy'

Mon, 06 July 2015

Goldman Sachs boosted its target price for Royal Mail to 610p from 585p, saying it expects to seen an improvement in underlying profitability. Analysts at Goldman reiterated their 'buy' rating on the ... [more]

Citi downgrades BT from 'buy' to 'neutral', highlights risks in telco scene

Mon, 06 July 2015

Citi reduced its rating for BT from 'buy' to 'neutral,' citing risks from a shifting regulatory scene. Analysts downgraded their rating for the telco even as they numped up their target price from £4.... [more]

HSBC outlines five supporting factors for European equities once dust settles on Greece

Mon, 06 July 2015

It's difficult to see European equities doing anything but falling on news of the decisive 'no' vote in Greece, which is likely to lead to a rise in risk aversion, said HSBC. It said the reactions of ... [more]

Fitch holds rating on RBS, says bank has cushion to absorb further fines

Fri, 03 July 2015

Ratings agency Fitch Ratings held a 'BBB+' rating on Royal Bank of Scotland amid unexpected revelations it faced a $13bn payout to settle a court case brought by a US government department. Fitch said... [more]

JP Morgan upgrades Cobham to 'overweight', says pullback overdone

Fri, 03 July 2015

British Engineer Cobham's rating was lifted from 'neutral' to 'overweight' by JP Morgan, who cited a mean reversion opportunity. JP Morgan analyst David Perry, who noted the stock was the weakest perf... [more]

Broker Tips: BP, FirstGroup, 888 Holdings, Ladbrokes, BAE Systems

Fri, 03 July 2015

Goldman Sachs raised its price targets on BP to 376p from 364p and $34.5 from $33.1, respectively, following the company's settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but retained its 'sell' ra... [more]

HSBC outlines possible scenarios of Greek referendum

Fri, 03 July 2015

As Greeks prepare to head to the polls on Sunday, HSBC outlined possible scenarios that could follow both a 'yes' and a 'no' vote in the referendum. It said a 'yes' vote inevitably increases the likel... [more]

Goldman raises BP price target; keeps at 'sell' saying fundamentals still challenged

Fri, 03 July 2015

Goldman Sachs raised its price targets on BP to 376p from 364p and $34.5 from $33.1, respectively, following the company's settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but retained its 'sell' ra... [more]

Goldman mulls Greek referendum impact; says 'no' vote wouldn't lead to Grexit

Fri, 03 July 2015

With Greeks heading to the polls on Sunday, Goldman Sachs took a look at the potential impact of the referendum on bond and equity markets, and said its base case is for Greece to remain in the Eurozo... [more]

FirstGroup drops after UBS downgrade to 'sell'

Fri, 03 July 2015

Shares in FirstGroup fell 3% after UBS downgraded the stock to 'sell' from 'neutral', pointing to the recent strong rally in the share price to a level above its fair value. With the most recent resul... [more]

Canaccord lifts 888 Holdings from 'hold' to 'buy'

Fri, 03 July 2015

Canaccord said it expected a positive picture from online gambling site 888 Holdings next month, and upgraded its rating from 'hold' to 'buy.' Analyst Simon Davies said in a note Canaccord raised its ... [more]

Exane BNP Paribas lifts target price on Ladbrokes, holds 'outperform' rating post strategy update

Fri, 03 July 2015

Exane BNP Paribas has reiterated an 'outperform' rating on gambling house Ladbrokes and lifted its target price 8% from 125p to 135p off its recent strategy update. The rating is conservative and is b... [more]

UBS upgrades BAE Sytems to 'buy'

Fri, 03 July 2015

UBS upgraded BAE Systems to 'buy' from 'neutral' but cut the price target to 510p from 540p. It said the recent weakness in the BAE share price was caused by uncertainty around the future of the Willi... [more]

JPMorgan upgrades BP to 'overweight' on Gulf of Mexico settlement

Fri, 03 July 2015

JPMorgan Cazenove upgraded BP to 'overweight' from 'neutral' and raised the price target to 475p from 450p following the company's unexpected settlement on Thursday over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil sp... [more]

US buybacks to reach new highs before regulation reversal, cautions HSBC

Thu, 02 July 2015

Despite growing investor concern that US companies are spending too much on buybacks and are investing too little for the future, HSBC said it believed the trend would continue for a while yet but tha... [more]

Investec reiterates 'buy' rating for Johnson Service, looks to Rugby World Cup for boost

Thu, 02 July 2015

Investec held its 'buy' rating on Johnson Service Group and its target price of 100p, and said the stock was good value. Shares in the textile firm rose 4.35% to 90p at 15:05 on Thursday, after it sai... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Stericycle Inc. 136.93 1.70 22:10
Charter Communications Inc. 174.07 1.32 21:28
Ross Stores Inc. 49.87 1.13 22:01
Paychex Inc. 48.17 1.10 22:10
Verisk Analytics Inc. 73.76 0.96 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 189.03 -4.06 21:55
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 4.86 -3.95 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 18.32 -3.93 21:58
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.77 -3.44 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 134.20 -2.50 21:57