Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on Travis Perkins from 1,450. 0p to 1,525. 0p on Wednesday as a result of the group "reigniting its simplification plans".
Canaccord Genuity cut its stance on shares of doorstep lender Provident Financial on Tuesday to ‘sell’ from ‘speculative buy’ and reduced its price target to 264. 0p from 290. 0p as it highlighted caution regarding claims.
Pennon rallied on Monday after Barclays upgraded the stock to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' following a de-rating.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on building supplies retailer Howden Joinery from 710. 0p to 735. 0p on Friday, stating the strength of the group's business model evident in its performance.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on household and personal care products group Reckitt Benckiser from 9,100. 0p to 8,385. 0p on Thursday but stated the company's turnaround was still "well on track".
JP Morgan Cazenove has initiated coverage of renewable energy specialist ITM Power with an 'overweight' rating.
Analysts at Berenberg hiked their target price on British media company Future from 2,280. 0p to 2,600. 0p on Tuesday after the firm stated it expects 2021 full-year adjusted underlying earnings to be materially ahead of expectations.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on medical equipment manufacturer Smith & Nephew from £20. 05 to £19. 85 on Monday, stating the group had sacrificed today "for a better tomorrow".
Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their target price on Barclays from 180. 0p to 200. 0p on Friday, stating that the lower UK income outlined by the bank recently "should have been expected".
UBS lifted its price target on housebuilder Berkeley to 6,037. 0p from 5,882. 0p on Thursday and reiterated its 'buy’ rating as it highlighted upside of more than 7,000. 0p.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on exploration and production firm Gulf Keystone from 215. 0p to 235. 0p on Wednesday, stating the group's recent reserves update had confirmed the scale of the Shaikan field, of which it holds an 80% working interest.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on software firm Cerillion from 350. 0p to 465. 0p on Tuesday, stating that demand was "good" but also noting that execution was "key".
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on plastics pipe company Polypipe from 540. 0p to 610. 0p on Monday, stating recent acquisitions aided the company's structural growth story.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on householder MJ Gleeson from 810. 0p to 850. 0p on Friday after the group's interim results confirmed "a good recovery" from 2020's initial lockdown.
Analysts at Berenberg raised their target price on transportation outfit National Express from 280. 0p to 360. 0p on Thursday, stating the group still had "more mileage left to cover".
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on public transport provider National Express from 255. 0p to 330. 0p on Wednesday, stating it was "increasingly confident" that the firm's financial performance will "largely return to normal" in 2022.
Analysts at Liberum lowered their target price on mining outfit SolGold from 55. 0p to 39. 0p on Tuesday after the group again delayed publication of a pre-feasibility study.
Jefferies upgraded Taylor Wimpey to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ on Monday citing improving risk/reward.
Goldman Sachs upgraded its stance on luxury brand Burberry to ‘neutral’ from ‘sell’ and lifted the price target to 1,690p from 1,595p as it said the risk/reward is now more balanced.
Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on Hummingbird Resources from 62. 0p to 39. 0p on Thursday following the group's fourth-quarter production miss.