Broker Tips
20 Jul
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ITV gains leverage after Virgin's fight with Auntie Beeb

UKTV, which is 50% owned by the BBC, will withdraw its channels from broadcaster Virgin Media on Saturday after failing to agree on retransmission fees, which saw ITV shares perk up on hopes that it could increase its own fees.

20 Jul
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Broker tips: Sports Direct, Unilever, ITV

RBC Capital Markets upped its price target on Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to 360p from 325p due to a better outlook for FY19 and lower net debt, following the company's results on Thursday.

20 Jul
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Friday broker round-up

Close Brothers: JP Morgan upgrades to overweight with a target price of 1,800p.

20 Jul
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Unilever deserves more credit for its revamp, Berenberg says

Unilever has done more than its competitors to overhaul its business but the market has not recognised this, Berenberg analysts said as they raised their target price for UK shares of the Marmite and Dove soap maker.

20 Jul
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RBC Capital ups Sports Direct target price on better outlook, lower net debt

RBC Capital Markets upped its price target on Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to 360p from 325p due to a better outlook for FY19 and lower net debt, following the company's results on Thursday.

19 Jul
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Thursday broker round-up

Hochschild Mining: Numis upgrades to add with a target price of 210p.

19 Jul
Broker tips: Sports Direct, Nichols, Microsoft

Sports Direct's tumbling headline profits saw its shares fall 7% on Thursday but underlying numbers were much improved and some analysts felt the shares deserved a higher rating.

19 Jul
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Sports Direct underlying profits spur Liberum upgrade, others unconvinced

Sports Direct's headline profits may have tanked 73% but underlying numbers were much improved and some analysts felt the shares deserved a higher rating, though others continued to remain unconvinced.

19 Jul
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Shore Capital upgrades Nichols after de-rating, says interims are 'solid'

Shore Capital upgraded its stance on Vimto maker Nichols to 'hold' from 'sell' on Thursday following a de-rating and as the company put out its interim results.

18 Jul
Broker tips: Boohoo, Ascential, Royal Mail

Online fashion retailer Boohoo got a boost on Wednesday as Liberum bumped the stock up to 'buy' from 'hold' and lifted the price target to 240p from 220p on the back of an improvement in its key metrics.

18 Jul
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JPMorgan cuts Royal Mail target price after Q1 results

JPMorgan Cazenove cut its price target on neutral-rated Royal Mail to 537p from 561p on Wednesday following the company's first-quarter results a day earlier.

18 Jul
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Wednesday broker round-up

Thomas Cook Group: Numis upgrades to buy with a target price of 154p.

18 Jul
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Goldman reinstates Ascential at 'buy' after exhibitions sale

Goldman Sachs reinstated coverage of Ascential, formerly EMAP, with a 'buy' rating and 560p price target, saying the new business mix will support double-digit organic growth to 2020.

18 Jul
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Boohoo bumped up to 'buy' by Liberum

Online fashion retailer Boohoo got a boost on Wednesday as Liberum bumped the stock up to 'buy' from 'hold' and lifted the price target to 240p from 220p on the back of an improvement in its key metrics.

17 Jul
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Tuesday broker round-up

ASOS: Goldman Sachs upgrades to buy with a target price of 7,900p.

17 Jul
Broker tips: Greene King, Morgan Advanced Materials, British Land, ASOS, Paddy Power

Shares in Greene King were sent lower on Tuesday as Berenberg reiterated its view that the pub company was an investment "value trap", with underlying trading remaining poor and profit "likely to go backwards again" in 2018.

17 Jul
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Investec downgrades Paddy Power as it explores US opportunity

Investec downgraded Paddy Power Betfair to 'sell' from 'buy' on Tuesday, cutting the price target to 8,010p from 8,570p as it revisited the investment case and explored the US opportunity in detail.

17 Jul
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Berenberg slays Greene King's directors for 'destroying shareholder value'

Shares in Greene King were sent lower on Tuesday as Berenberg reiterated its view that the pub company was an investment "value trap", with underlying trading remaining poor and profit "likely to go backwards again" in 2018.

17 Jul
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Morgan Advanced Materials at 'tipping point' for upside, analysts say

Two and a half years into a strategic pivot, Morgan Advance Materials is nearing a potential "tipping point", analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove believe, leading them to upgrade their rating and target price.

17 Jul
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Liberum maintains 'hold' rating on 'steady' British Land

Analysts at Liberum maintained their 'hold' rating and 725p target price on real estate investment trust British Land on Tuesday.