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Investec upgrades Great Portland to 'buy' off strong investment demand

Investec upgrades Great Portland to 'buy' off strong investment demand

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investec upgraded its rating for property investment company Great Portland to 'buy' from 'hold' and upped its price target to 912p. Analysts from Investec said in a note strong inv... [more]

Broker tips: WANdisco, Smith & Nephew, Great Portland

Broker tips: WANdisco, Smith & Nephew, Great Portland

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - UBS reiterated its 'buy' recommendation on 'big data' software company WANdisco but slashed its target price by more than half to 330p, though this still offered a 69% upside on Thu... [more]

Charles Stanley upgrades Smith & Nephew to 'accumulate' off quarter two results

Charles Stanley upgrades Smith & Nephew to 'accumulate' off quarter two results

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Charles Stanley raised their rating for Smith & Nephew from 'hold' to 'accumulate' and lifted their price target to 1167p from 1143p. Medical products suppler Smith & Ne... [more]

WANdisco still a 'buy' for UBS but target price halved

WANdisco still a 'buy' for UBS but target price halved

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - UBS reiterated its 'buy' recommendation on 'big data' software company WANdisco but slashed its target price by more than half to 330p, though this still offered a 69% upside on Thu... [more]

Broker tips: Indivior, St James Place, Tate & Lyle

Broker tips: Indivior, St James Place, Tate & Lyle

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Indivior were given a downgraded 'neutral' rating from Citi after their strong performance in the year to date, while Deutsche Bank argued the company's drug pipeline was ... [more]

Berenberg cuts St James's Place to 'hold', says it's up with events

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Berenberg downgraded St James's Place to 'hold' from 'buy' with an unchanged price target of 950p, saying that following a strong rally year-to-date the share price is now largely u... [more]

Indivior downgraded by Citi but upgraded by Deutsche

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Indivior were given a downgraded 'neutral' rating from Citi after their strong performance in the year to date, while Deutsche Bank argued the company's drug pipeline was ... [more]

Exane downgrades Melrose, expresses disappointment over Elster sale

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas downgraded Melrose Industries to 'neutral' from 'outperform' with an unchanged price target of 285p following news of the company's disposal on Wednesday. Exane sa... [more]

Tate & Lyle upgraded by SocGen as downgrade cycle nears end

Thu, 30 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Societe Generale upgraded Tate & Lyle to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised the price target to 620p from 600p. The bank said that with 2016 earnings per share estimates now half the leve... [more]

Broker tips: Greene King, Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs reinstated its 'buy' rating on Greene King with a 1,060p price target, saying it expects the company to deliver consistent earnings growth given its exposure to accele... [more]

Goldman Sachs reinstates Greene King at 'buy', sees consolidation driving margins

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs reinstated its 'buy' rating on Greene King with a 1,060p price target, saying it expects the company to deliver consistent earnings growth given its exposure to accele... [more]

Jefferies ups Hikma to 'buy', says Roxane deal is a "game changer"

Wed, 29 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals got a boost after Jefferies upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised its price target to 2,615p from 2,134p as it integrates the company's "transform... [more]

Royal Mail offers unfavourable risk/reward, says RBC

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - After Royal Mail shares were hit by accusations of breaching competition law by regulator Ofcom, broker RBC Capital Markets held onto its 'underperform' rating and target price of 4... [more]

Blackberry upgraded by Morgan Stanley on stock value prospects

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in BlackBerry jumped over 6% in early morning trading in New York on Tuesday, after the phone maker was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Citing cost-cutting plans and ... [more]

Broker tips: Centrica, RSA Insurance, Aveva

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investec upgraded shares of Centrica to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised its price target to 300p from 250p for two reasons. Firstly, it said fear of a potential 'black sky' restructuri... [more]

Canaccord ups RSA Insurance to 'buy', cites possible bid from Zurich Insurance

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - With a potential bid now on the cards, Canaccord Genuity raised its rating on RSA Insurance to 'buy' from 'sell' and upped the target price to 500p from 385p, which is a 10% discoun... [more]

Investec upgrades Centrica to 'buy'

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investec upgraded shares of Centrica to 'buy' from 'hold' and raised its price target to 300p from 250p for two reasons. Firstly, it said fear of a potential 'black sky' restructuri... [more]

Goldman Sachs upgrades Aveva on Schneider deal

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs upgraded Aveva to 'neutral' from 'sell' and raised the price target to 2,450p from 1,300p following the company's deal with Schneider Electric. It noted Aveva's announ... [more]

Credit Suisse ups Bwin to 'neutral', sees strategic rationale to 888 deal

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse upgraded Bwin.party Digital Entertainment to 'neutral' from 'underperform' and raised the price target to 110p from 80p, saying it's now very likely a deal will take p... [more]

Credit Suisse downgrades UK equities; sees risk of November rate hike

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse downgraded UK equities to 'benchmark' from 'overweight' and cuts its FTSE 100 year-end target to 7,000 from 7,450. The bank pointed to sterling resilience, exposure to... [more]

Hays is standout loser on FTSE 100 after RBC downgrade

Tue, 28 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Hays was the standout loser on the FTSE 100 after RBC Capital Markets cut the stock to 'underperform' from 'sector perform', retaining its 160p price target. "We simply think that t... [more]

JPMorgan stays 'overweight' Japan and Eurozone equities, 'underweight' UK and US

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - In its latest equity strategy note, JPMorgan Cazenove remained 'overweight' Japan and the Eurozone and 'underweight' the US and the UK. As far as Japan is concerned, it said aggress... [more]

Exane BNP upgrades Tate & Lyle; says it's turning a corner

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Exane BNP Paribas upgraded Tate & Lyle to 'neutral' from 'underperform' but cut its price target to 525p from 540p. The broker noted that the shares have fallen by around 20% since ... [more]

Broker tips: Lonmin, Drax, Centrica

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Lonmin was under the cosh on Monday after HSBC downgraded the stock to 'hold' from 'buy' and slashed its price target to 82p from 222p. The bank said its medium-term earnings and EB... [more]

Lonmin slumps after HSBC downgrade

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Lonmin was under the cosh on Monday after HSBC downgraded the stock to 'hold' from 'buy' and slashed its price target to 82p from 222p. The bank said its medium-term earnings and EB... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Expedia Inc. 121.44 12.85 22:10
Amgen Inc. 176.59 2.85 21:50
Staples Inc. 14.71 2.72 22:10
Netflix Inc. 114.31 2.47 22:09
Discovery Communications Inc. Class A 33.02 2.45 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 18.51 -6.98 21:54
Yahoo! Inc. 36.67 -2.00 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 125.14 -1.97 22:10
Broadcom Corp. 50.61 -1.44 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 50.60 -1.35 22:10