Analysts at Berenberg slightly raised their target price on precious metals group Pan African Resources from 28. 0p to 33. 0p on Thursday following "positive" results from a definitive feasibility study on the Mogale part of its Mintails project in South Africa.
JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded Intertek on Thursday to ‘neutral’ from ‘overweight’ as it took a look at the testing, inspection and certification sector.
Analysts at Jefferies downgraded utility company National Grid from 'buy' to 'hold' on Thursday, stating pressures on regulated returns and rising real yields both presented headwinds for the group.
Morgan Stanley slashed its price target on shares of cruise operator Carnival on Wednesday to $7 from $13, maintaining its ‘underweight’ rating and staying cautious following "another chunky forecast cut".
Deutsche Bank downgraded Diageo on Wednesday to ‘sell’ from ‘hold’ and cut the price target to 3,230p from 4,050p as it argued the stock was "priced for perfection" and "due for deceleration".
Shore Capital has initiated coverage on Softcat with a ‘buy’ recommendation, the broker said on Tuesday.
JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded Severn Trent on Tuesday as it took a look at the UK water sector.
Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on online retailer Marks Electrical Group at 'buy' on Tuesday, stating the group was now "making its mark".
Credit Suisse downgraded Ocado on Monday to ‘neutral’ from ‘outperform’ and slashed the price target to 960p from 1,600p.
Analysts at Berenberg initiated coverage on software-as-a-services firm Big Technologies with a 'buy' rating and 320. 0p target price on Monday, branding the group as "the big disrupter".
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets lowered their target price on public transport operator Go-Ahead Group from 'outperform' to 'sector perform' on Monday, stating the risk/reward scenario for the stock now looked more balanced.
Another one of Bank of America's contrarian equity strategy indicators moved into 'buy' territory over the past week, the investment bank's analysts said.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on integrated manufacturing specialist Volex from 440. 0p to 380. 0p on Friday, stating the group's five-year plan was "ambitious but achievable".
Stifel upgraded Capricorn Energy on Thursday to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’, as it said the proposed all-share deal with Tullow Oil significantly undervalues the group and a higher offer will likely be necessary for it to complete.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity hiked their target price on software Cerillion from 950. 0p to 1,100. 0p on Thursday as they raised their estimates for the group and labelled expectations as "conservative".
Deutsche Bank upgraded Rentokil Initial on Thursday to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’, as it highlighted the potential for a resilient performance and benefits from the Terminix acquisition.
Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on asset manager Liontrust from 1,850. 0p to 1,100. 0p despite the group's full-year results beating expectations, stating falling markets looked set to weigh on the stock.
Numis has initiated coverage of Bunzl, the international distribution and services firm, with a ‘hold’ rating.
Citi resumed coverage of ecommerce group THG on Thursday with a ‘buy’ rating and 220p price target.
Analysts at JP Morgan resumed their coverage of shares of Tullow Oil at 'overweight' following a period of 'restriction' after the announcement of the outfit's merger with Capricorn.