BROKER RECOMMENDATIONS
21 May
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Credit Suisse downgrades Rotork on valuation grounds

Credit Suisse downgraded actuator manufacturer and flow control company Rotork to 'underperform' from 'neutral' on valuation grounds.

21 May
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Canaccord lowers target price on 'still attractive' GBG

With GBG's emphasis switching from income to capital growth, analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on the internationally focused insurance and benefits provider on Monday.

21 May
g4s
Monday broker round-up

G4S: Kepler Cheuvreux initiates at buy with at a target price of 310p.

21 May
G4S
Kepler Cheuvreux starts G4S at 'buy'

Kepler Cheuvreux initiated coverage of G4S with a ‘buy’ rating and 310p price target as it said that new management’s "less is more" strategy is about to deliver a significant boost to the group’s profitability while putting the security company on a steadier growth path.

18 May
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Thomas Cook gets Bernstein upgrade ahead of 'good' summer

Liking the look of Thomas Cook's first-half results and the potential for a good summer, Bernstein upped its rating on travel group on Friday.

18 May
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Barclays downgrades Grainger on recent share price strength

Grainger was in the red on Friday as Barclays downgraded the stock to 'equalweight' from 'overweight' following recent share price strength.

18 May
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Friday broker round-up

Thomas Cook: Numis downgrades to add with a target price of 159p.

18 May
experian
Goldman Sachs ups targets for Experian, expects strong year

With Experian's latest set of full-year results showing organic growth accelerate to 8% in the fourth quarter, Goldman Sachs upped its target price on the credit reporting agency as it expects "growth momentum to continue".

17 May
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Burberry 'not expensive as a turnaround story', analysts believe

Burberry was given another lift a day after the luxury clothing label's encouraging results as analysts at Credit Suisse, UBS and others lifted their targets for the shares.

17 May
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Deutsche starts Wizz Air at 'buy', sees 'significant opportunity'

Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on budget carrier Wizz Air on Thursday, choosing to hit the group's shares with a 'buy' rating right out the gate.

17 May
cineworld
Citi sees Cineworld risk/reward case 'skewed towards the upside'

With Cineworld off to a good start in 2018, analysts at Citi reiterated their 'buy' rating on the firm's shares on Thursday, seeing their risk/reward profile as "still being skewed towards the upside".

17 May
oil gas petrofac
Thursday broker round-up

Petrofac: Kepler Cheuvreux downgrades to hold with a target price of 660p.

17 May
softcat
Jefferies downgrades Softcat after share price strength

Softcat was under the cosh on Thursday as Jefferies cut the stock to 'hold' from 'buy' following recent share price strength.

17 May
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Morgan Stanley downgrades Centrica as headwinds build

With Centrica shares trading at the same level as they had been before it profit warning back in November, Morgan Stanley reassessed its stance as the British Gas owner continued to lose customers across its UK and US businesses, and faces further headwinds.

16 May
Evraz, steel manufacturing
Goldman Sachs and Citi downgrade Evraz

Following the recent strong share price performance from Evraz, analysts at Goldman Sachs and Citi both saw fit to downgrade their ratings for the Russian steelmaker on Wednesday.

16 May
Centrica, offshore wind farm
Wednesday broker round-up

Centrica: Morgan Stanley downgrades to underweight with a target price of 115p.

15 May
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UBS reiterates 'buy' rating on Vodafone

With the bulk of the group performing well, analysts at UBS reiterated their stance on shares of Vodafone on Tuesday, highlighting how the telecommunications giant's organic service revenues ended the fourth quarter ahead of analysts' estimates.

15 May
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Indivior downgraded to 'neutral' at Citi

Despite a strong run in its shares, Citi still saw potential upside from the delay of generic versions of Indivior's Suboxone beyond 2018, but still warned of "conservatively modelled generic competition".

15 May
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Best of TUI's cruise story now behind company, Credit Suisse says

Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated their 'neutral' recommendation for shares of TUI, arguing that the best for the company's 'cruise story' now lay behind it, while pointing to the 'hard to justify' premium versus Thomas Cook Group that the shares were trading on.

15 May
indivior
Tuesday broker round-up

Indivior: Citigroup downgrades to neutral with a target price of 500p.