Broker News & Views
By BFN News | 02:30 PM | Tuesday 24 April, 2012
Merrill Lynch downgrades Imperial Tobacco from buy to neutral, target cut from 2,750p to 2,700p. Oddo initiates buy on Wolseley, target 2,980p.
Merrill Lynch downgrades British American Tobacco from buy to neutral, target cut from 3450p to 3400p.
Deutsche Bank upgrades William Hill from hold to buy, target price raised from 300p to 330p.
Davy Research upgrades International Consolidated Airlines from underperform to neutral.
N + 1 Brewin downgrades Superglass Holdings from buy to hold, target price cut from 38p to 20p.
Bernstein initiates market perform on Resolution, target price 265p.
Bernstein initiates market perform on Standard Life, target price 230p.
Citigroup upgrades International Personal Finance from neutral to buy, target price raised from 238p to 300p.
Bernstein initiates market perform on Old Mutual, target price 175p.
Goldman Sachs downgrades Gem Diamonds from buy to neutral.
Morgan Stanley upgrades National Grid from equal weight to overweight, target price raised from 585p to 725p.
UBS upgrades Stagecoach Group from neutral to buy, target price unchanged at 280p.
Bernstein initiates outperform on Prudential, target price 980p.
Shore Capital upgrades Dairy Crest Group from hold to buy, target price 350p.
WH Ireland Securities initiates buy on Tullow Oil, target price 1826p.
Peel Hunt downgrades Rightmove from hold to sell, target price unchanged at 1180p.
Credit Suisse upgrades International Consolidated Airlines from neutral to outperform, target price raised from 189p to 195p.
Bernstein initiates outperfrom on Aviva, target price 390p.
Bernstein initiates outperform on Legal and General, target price 175p.
(LON:BATS) British American Tobacco share price was -46.25p at 3167.25p
(LON:IAG) share price was +4.8p at 167.4p
(LON:IMT) Imperial Tobacco Group share price was -26p at 2492p
(LON:WMH) William Hill share price was +3.1p at 279.7p
(LON:WOS) Wolseley share price was +16.5p at 2299.5p
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