Brokers News & Views
By BFN News | 03:19 PM | Wednesday 13 October, 2010
Hammerson has been upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs and Whitbread downgraded to add from buy at Numis, target price 1,900p up from 1,800p.
Advanced Medical Solutions cut to buy from hold at house broker Investec, target price stays 61p.
African Barrick Gold started with neutral rating at Goldman Sachs, target price 775p.
AG Barr started with sell recommendation at Shore.
BBA Aviation downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price stays 190p.
Bodycote returned to buy from neutral at Arbuthnot, target price raised to 325p from 284p.
Britvic started with hold recommendation at Shore.
Centamin Egypt started with buy rating at Goldman Sachs, target price 270p.
Corin raised to hold from sell at Investec, target price upped to 46p from 45p.
CSR downgraded to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan, target price 420p.
European Goldfields started with buy rating at Goldman Sachs, target price 1100p.
Fresnillo raised to hold from reduce at Oriel.
Harmony Gold downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura.
Harvey Nash downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 55p.
IG Group cut to neutral from buy at Arden, target price stays 550p.
Low & Bonar raised to add at Numis, target price 46p.
Nicholls started with buy recommendation at Shore.
Petrofac upgraded to overweight from equal weight at Morgan Stanley.
Provident Financial upgraded to neutral from sell at Arden, target price remains 800p.
Rotork downgraded to underperform from neutral at BA-Merrill Lynch, TP raised to 1860p from 1750p.
Soco International downgraded to reduce from hold at Oriel.
Spectris downgraded to neutral from buy at BA-Merrill Lynch, TP stays 1140p.
SThree moved back to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price remains 330p.
WS Atkins downgraded to reduce from hold at Brewin Dolphin, target price stays 675p.
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