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Acacia Mining now a 'binary investment', figures Investec

Acacia Mining now a 'binary investment', figures Investec

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - With shares in Acacia Mining down by more than a third since Tanzania's accusation that the company is grossly underreporting the value of its gold exports, Investec said the compan... [more]

JP Morgan upgrades UK stocks because of their defensive qualities

JP Morgan upgrades UK stocks because of their defensive qualities

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Strategists at JP Morgan upgraded their recommendation on UK stocks, touting the 'defensive' qualities of British shares, expectations for better performance from commodity sectors,... [more]

Tuesday broker round-up

Tuesday broker round-up

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Halfords: Numis upgrades to Hold with a target price of 360p. OneSavings Bank: Investec upgrades to Buy with a target price of 455p. Vesuvius: Jefferies reiterates Buy with a targe... [more]

Deutsche Bank downgrades European banks, upgrades energy

Deutsche Bank downgrades European banks, upgrades energy

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on European banks on Tuesday in its latest equity strategy note, as it upgraded the energy sector. Banks were cut to 'underweight' from 'benchmar... [more]

Investec upgrades OneSavings Bank to 'buy'

Investec upgrades OneSavings Bank to 'buy'

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Investec upgraded OneSavings Bank to 'buy' from 'hold', keeping the price target at 455p. It said the drop in the share price, which is down 9.2% since 23 May, has coincided with a ... [more]

Broker tips: Acacia Mining, Restaurant Group, Experian

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies slashed its target price on Acacia Mining by 41% to 265p after a Tanzanian presidential committee accused the miner of under-reporting gold contained in 277 containers for... [more]

Jefferies slashes Acacia target price as sees low chance of solution

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Jefferies slashed its target price on Acacia Mining by 41% to 265p after a Tanzanian presidential committee accused the miner of under-reporting gold contained in 277 containers for... [more]

Petrofac falls again after RBC downgrades on contract implications from SFO probe

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Petrofac shares lost further ground on Friday after RBC Capital Markets downgraded its recommendation and hacked its target price down due to the implications of a criminal investig... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline: Berenberg upgrades to Buy with a target price of 1885p. Restaurant Group: JPMorgan upgrades to Overweight with a target price of 380p. Petrofac: RBC downgrades to ... [more]

JPMorgan upgrades Restaurant Group, says shares are too cheap

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - JPMorgan Cazenove upgraded Restaurant Group to 'overweight' from 'neutral' and lifted the price target to 380p from 340p following the company's first-quarter update on Friday, as i... [more]

Experian drops on Deutsche Bank downgrade

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Credit checking agency Experian was under the cosh on Friday as Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to 'sell' from 'hold' and cut the price target to 1,460p from 1,560p. It said that... [more]

Broker tips: BT Group, National Grid, Acacia Mining

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas downgraded shares of BT Group from 'neutral' to 'underperform'. At the same time, the broker cut its target price by 15% to 260p. Exane said BT's underlying busin... [more]

Goldman Sachs lifts National Grid target price, but stays at 'sell'

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Goldman Sachs boosted their target price for shares of National Grid after rejigging their valuation methods for the company, but said the premium they were trading at w... [more]

Biffa collections benefits brought to light by Pennon results, Numis says

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Broker Numis said Biffa was one of the top stocks picks in the support services sector as it could be a beneficiary of trends mentioned by rival Viridor this week. Following comment... [more]

Acacia Mining's Tanzania dispute 'no laughing matter', say analysts

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tanzania has launched a new investigation after Acacia Mining was accused by a government committee of under-reporting gold exports, with analysts in disagreement over how much hot ... [more]

Acacia Mining's Tanzania dispute 'no laughing matter', say analysts

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tanzania has launched a new investigation after Acacia Mining was accused by a government committee of under-reporting gold exports, with analysts in disagreement over how much hot ... [more]

Exane downgrades BT Group, recommends dividend cut

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas downgraded shares of BT Group from 'neutral' to 'underperform'. At the same time, the broker cut its target price by 15% to 260p. Exane said BT's underlying busin... [more]

Thursday broker round-up

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - BT Group: Exane BNP Paribas downgrades to Underperform with a target price of 260p. Acacia Mining: RBC downgrades to Underperform with a target price of 315p. Marks & Spencers: Gol... [more]

Global trade jumps in March thanks to surge in emerging markets

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The recent improvement in European business confidence surveys was not just the result of the psychological boost to sentiment from the French elections, UniCredit Research said. ... [more]

BAE Systems rallies as UBS says it will benefit from higher US defence spending

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Defence contractor BAE Systems rallied on Wednesday as UBS said the US defence budget blueprint supports US revenue growth acceleration. "We think BAE is very well placed to benefit... [more]

JPMorgan downgrades Go-Ahead, upgrades National Express

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - JPMorgan Cazenove upgraded National Express to 'overweight' from 'neutral' as it did the opposite to peer Go-Ahead. The bank said it is "underwhelmed" by Go-Ahead's ex-rail valuatio... [more]

Goldman downgrades TalkTalk, says growth priced in

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs downgraded TalkTalk to 'sell' from 'neutral' and cut the price target to 150p from 190p on valuation grounds as it took a look at the UK telecoms sector. It said manag... [more]

RBC Capital downgrades Homeserve on valuation grounds

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Homeserve was under pressure on Wednesday as RBC Capital Markets cut the stock to 'sector perform' from 'outperform', saying the valuation is now prohibitive for new money given the... [more]

Wednesday broker round-up

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Homeserve: RBC downgrades to Sector Perform with a target price of 750p. Homeserve: Citigroup downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 795p. National Express: JPMorgan upgrades... [more]

Broker tips: Restaurant Group, easyJet

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Restaurant Group was under pressure on Tuesday as UBS downgraded the stock to 'sell' from 'neutral' and cut the price target to 275p from 310p following a strong run in the shares r... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sirius XM Holdings Inc 5.29 3.32 23:09
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. 302.40 3.19 22:53
Tesla Inc 325.14 2.62 23:08
Nvidia Corp. 141.84 2.59 23:10
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 248.48 1.90 21:54

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Shire Plc Ads 177.18 -4.13 22:09
Incyte Corp. 134.38 -2.91 22:23
QUALCOMM Inc. 57.52 -1.59 23:08
Activision Blizzard Inc. 58.28 -1.59 23:10
Electronic Arts Inc. 112.13 -1.49 23:04