Citi lifted its price target on British Gas owner Centrica on Friday to 93p from 81p as it reiterated its ‘buy’ rating on the stock.
Jefferies upgraded Centrica and Drax on Monday to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ as it pointed to strong free cash flow generation and resilient balance sheets.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on exploration and production firm iGas Energy from 100. 0p to 85. 0p on Monday after the UK government reinstated its moratorium on shale gas fracking.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on diversified financials outfit Mattioli Woods from 895. 0p to 850. 0p on Friday to reflect market movements following the group's annual general meeting.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on bakery chain Greggs from 3,600. 0p to 3,000. 0p on Friday despite earnings estimates holding firm.
Liberum cut its price target on FirstGroup on Thursday to 165p from 180p as it said the earnout from the sale of First Transit fell "well short" of its "admittedly bullish" assumption.
Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their target price on banking giant HSBC from 570. 0p to 650. 0p on Thursday after the group's new guidance included an upgrade to consensus.
Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on household goods manufacturer Reckitt from 8,200. 0p to 7,050. 0p on Thursday but reiterated its 'buy' rating on the "still mispriced" stock.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on price comparison website operator Moneysupermarket. com from 275. 0p to 240. 0p on Wednesday, citing risks from Amazon's newly announced home insurance comparison site.
Central banks may need to step in again in order to avoid panic selling and money market distress, a top economics consultancy said.
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets have updated their model on insurance firm Beazley ahead of the group's third-quarter trading update, raising its target price on the stock from 650. 0p to 675. 0p in the process.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upgraded financial services firm Hargreaves Lansdown from 'hold' to 'buy' on Tuesday, stating an "almost" perfect storm had created a "buying opportunity".
Analysts at Jefferies took an axe to their target prices for several of the UK's largest homebuilders, telling clients that bottom fishing in the sector might prove premature as industry data had yet to reveal the full extent of the recent financial and political turmoil.
Analysts at Berenberg slashed their target price on clothing retailer Asos from 1,800. 0p to 1,200. 0p on Tuesday following the group's full-year earnings.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated their 'buy' rating on software and services firm Cerillion on Monday after the group's trading update revealed that full-year consensus expectations had been "conservative".
Berenberg raised its target price on Beazley from 685. 0p to 720. 0p on Monday, stating the group was still its "top pick" in the UK insurance sector.
London property stocks were likely to rebound alongside a strengthening pound, analysts at HSBC predicted.
Analysts at Barclays reiterated Glencore as their 'top pick' within the European Metals and Mining space.
Analysts at Berenberg upgraded their recommendation for shares of Synthomer from 'hold' to 'buy' on valuation grounds, telling clients that some of the biggest risks were set to ease.
Analysts at Berenberg lowered their target price on investment platform operator Integrafin from 480. 0p to 320. 0p on Thursday but said net inflows at the group remained "resilient" despite current market conditions.