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Broker tips: Shire, Dunelm, Glencore

Broker tips: Shire, Dunelm, Glencore

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Shire to 'outperform' from 'sector perform', keeping the $240 price target ahead of the company's fourth quarter results on Thursday. RBC said that foll... [more]

RBC upgrades Shire to 'outperform' ahead of results

RBC upgrades Shire to 'outperform' ahead of results

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - RBC Capital Markets upgraded Shire to 'outperform' from 'sector perform', keeping the $240 price target ahead of the company's fourth quarter results on Thursday. RBC said that foll... [more]

Wednesday newspaper share tips: Avoid Sophos and Tui AG

Wednesday newspaper share tips: Avoid Sophos and Tui AG

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sophos Group was under the microscope in The Telegraph's Questor on Wednesday. The cloud-enabled security provider reported a strong third quarter on Tuesday, with growth continuing... [more]

Canaccord reiterates 'hold' rating for Dunelm

Canaccord reiterates 'hold' rating for Dunelm

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Canaccord Genuity has reiterated its 'hold' rating for Dunelm Group after the homewares retailer declared a special dividend and reported a solid first half. For the 26 weeks to 2 J... [more]

SocGen downgrades Glencore ahead of production numbers

SocGen downgrades Glencore ahead of production numbers

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Societe Generale downgraded Glencore to 'hold' from 'buy' pointing to finely balanced fundamentals. It said the mining sector has seen a dramatic rebound recently due to an FX-led b... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, UBS, Royal Mail, oil

Wed, 10 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank is considering buying back several billion euros of its debt, as Germany's biggest bank steps up efforts to shore up the tumbling value of its securities against the b... [more]

Sector Movers: Resource stocks drag London market lower

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Resource stocks got a hammering on Tuesday, dragging the London market further into negative territory. The FTSE 100 closed 1.00% or 57.17 points lower at 5,632.19, while the FTSE 2... [more]

HSBC, UBS downgrade Randgold on valuation but lift target after results

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Randgold Resources was the subject of a couple of ratings changes on Tuesday following the gold miner's annual results the previous day. HSBC cut its view on the stock to 'hold' fro... [more]

Tuesday broker round-up

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Glencore: RBC Capital upgrades to outperform with a target of 135p. Barclays and JP Morgan stay at overweight and Goldman Sachs keeps at neutral. First Quantum Minerals: Goldman Sac... [more]

GVC non-exec offloads some shares

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - GVC Holdings' non-executive director Norbert Teufelberger sold around 460,000 shares in the online gaming group at 490p each. Following the sale, he now holds just under 2.8m shares... [more]

Tuesday newspaper share tips: Randgold a good investment to get gold exposure

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Solid results for Randgold Resources has given hope to The Telegraph's Questor, which recommended investors 'hold' the shares. The company was in a surprisingly robust position in i... [more]

Glencore's cost cuts, equity move convince RBC to upgrade

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Glencore has been upgraded from 'sector perform' to 'outperform' by RBC Capital Markets, and had its target price raised from 115p to 135p. The investment bank said in a note on Tue... [more]

Antofagasta slumps on Goldman Sachs downgrade

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Antofagasta was under pressure on Tuesday after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to 'sell' from 'neutral' and slashed the price target to 250p from 440p on the back of lower coppe... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Osborne, Google, stamp duty

Tue, 09 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - HSBC is leaning towards keeping its headquarters in London after 10 months of agonising debate reflecting a reversal of the previous stance of chief executive Stuart Gulliver. In pr... [more]

Tuesday preview: Light economic and corporate calendar may see lull in selling

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The economic calendar for Tuesday was quite sparse, which might provide a respite from selling for global financial markets ahead of Fed chair Janet Yellen´s semi-annual testimony b... [more]

Broker tips: Wood Group, ITV, AstraZeneca

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Wood Group shares fell after Goldman Sachs downgraded the company from 'neutral' to 'sell' and cut its target price from 639.6p to 517.6p. In a note on Monday, the investment bank f... [more]

LondonMetric directors up stake in company

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - A number of LondonMetric's directors have increased their stake in the property company as it continues to adjust its portfolio towards retail logistics and distribution. Investment... [more]

Poundland rises as Deutsche Bank upgrades to buy

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Poundland shares surged after Deutsche Bank upgraded the company from 'hold' to 'buy' - a move it said was controversial - but cut its price target from 200p to 180p. It said the co... [more]

Ocado drops on concerns about international deal

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Ocado shares dipped on the back of a note from Barclays, saying it is struggling to have "sufficient faith in an imminent international deal" to justify upgrading the stock. The ban... [more]

Goldman Sachs concerned about Wood Group's working capital

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Wood Group shares fell after Goldman Sachs downgraded the company from 'neutral' to 'sell' and cut its target price from 639.6p to 517.6p. In a note on Monday, the investment bank f... [more]

Monday broker round-up

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Petrofac: Goldman Sachs downgrades to neutral with a target of 909.8p. G4S: Jefferies downgrades to underperform with a target price of 170p. Cairn Energy: RBC keeps at outperform,... [more]

Sector Movers: Resource stocks recover but financials suffer

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Resource stocks saw an uptick on Monday, but financial stocks and market data conspired to drag headline London indices lower. The FTSE 100 closed 2.71% or 158.70 points lower at 56... [more]

ITV slumps as Deutsche says it's lagging sector

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in ITV fell sharply on Monday as Deutsche Bank said the broadcaster was lagging the rest of the sector, which has kicked off the year strongly. Deutsche, which hosted a confe... [more]

HSBC downgrades AstraZeneca, sees no near-term relief

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - HSBC downgraded AstraZeneca to 'hold' from 'buy' and cut the price target to 4,880p from 4,910p. It said the company's full year results last Thursday were solid, slightly ahead of ... [more]

Investec downgrades WPP to 'hold'

Mon, 08 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investec downgraded WPP to 'hold' from 'add' and cut the price target to 1,380p from 1,480p, pointing to increased risk to global GDP expectations, "whether perceived or real is yet... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Akamai Technologies Inc. 47.92 21.10 14:51
Activision Blizzard Inc. 29.95 3.96 14:51
Incyte Corp. 74.61 3.26 14:51
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 67.23 3.26 14:51
Netflix Inc. 88.59 2.86 14:51

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Viacom Inc. Class B 31.47 -4.23 14:51
Comcast Corp. 57.00 -2.08 14:51
Discovery Communications Inc. Class A 24.33 -1.58 14:51
Discovery Communications Inc. Class C 24.01 -1.32 14:51
Intel Corp. 28.50 -1.07 14:51