RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage of Provident Financial at 'sector perform' on Friday, with a 445p price target.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on 'buy' rated games developer Codemasters from 290. 0p to 380. 0p on Thursday, stating that its acquisition of Slightly Mad Studios was more than "slightly" accretive.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity revised their target price for shares of plumbers' merchant Ferguson higher, highlighting to clients the company's outperformance versus a flat market in the States, plans to de-merge its UK operations and for a full US listing.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their price target on engineering services company Tekmar Group from 160. 0p to 180. 0p on Tuesday following the firm's first-half results for its 2020 financial year.
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets took a fresh look at miners Glencore and Rio Tinto on Monday, adjusting their target price and upgrading their ratings on both firms as a result of rising near-term iron ore price forecasts.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on theatre operator Cineworld from 355p to 270p on Friday, noting the rough ride for investors may not yet be over.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their price target on precious metals group Hochschild Mining from 190p to 170p on Thursday, saying there was "no mercy in these markets".
Liberum slashed its price target on shares of Johnson Matthey on Wednesday to 3,500p from 4,400p following the company’s first-half results earlier this month.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on shares of soft drinks maker Fevertree on Tuesday, noting that UK growth had been "less smooth" than it had been in the US.
Credit Suisse has downgraded shares of Hays, citing looming threats to organic growth in some of the recruiter’s core markets.
Shares of industrial thread maker Coats Group slumped on Friday as it said that sales in the four months to the end of October slowed.
Analysts at Berenberg slightly raised their target price on 'sell' rated restaurant chain Domino's Pizza Group on Thursday, stating that the stock's rise in recent months was "overdone".
Analysts at Barclays cut their target price for Equiniti's shares on the heels of weaker UK macroeconomic conditions that hit its Pensions arm in the second half of the year, falling interest rates in the States and the drag from foreign exchange rates.
Analysts at Berenberg upped their target price on upstream oil and gas firm Jadestone Energy on Tuesday following the group's acquisition of a 69% working interest in the Maari project in the Taranaki Basin, offshore New Zealand.
Analysts at Jefferies upgraded their recommendation for shares of HSBC from 'hold' to 'buy' in anticipation of an uplift to the lender's return on capital as it restructured some of its operations.
Peel Hunt upgraded its stance on shares of Capital & Counties to 'buy' from 'add' on Thursday, lifting the price target to 300p from 280p as it pointed to "significant upside" from a double disposal.
Analysts at Berenberg downgraded aerospace and defence firm Senior from 'buy' to 'hold' on Tuesday, saying that the group's wings had been "clipped" after its management lowered their growth outlook.
Aston Martin Lagonda got a boost on Monday as HSBC upped its stance on the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' and lifted the price target to 550p from 533p, saying the launch of the DBX could be a turning point for the equity story.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upped their rating on shares of insurance firm Hiscox from 'hold' to 'buy' on Friday, saying the share price reaction to the group's trading update earlier this week appeared to be overdone.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their rating on energy company SSE from 'buy' to 'hold' on Thursday, stating the group's transition was now priced in.