Broker Tips
16 Nov
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Broker tips: Aston Martin Lagonda, Premier Oil

A day after Aston Martin Lagonda's first trading update after floating in London last month, the upmarket carmaker received positive write-ups from analysts at Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Cazenove.

16 Nov
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Canaccord cuts target price on 'optimistic' Premier

Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on British oil and gas outfit Premier Oil on Friday, noting the firm's current projections may be "a little optimistic" given the recent oil price weakness.

16 Nov
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Friday broker round-up

Safestore: Numis upgrades to add with a target price of 577p.

16 Nov
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Aston Martin Lagonda impresses Deusche and Cazenove

A day after Aston Martin Lagonda's first trading update after floating in London last month, the upmarket carmaker received positive write-ups from analysts at Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Cazenove.

15 Nov
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Liberum maintains 'sell' stance on Royal Mail, dividend growth 'unsustainable'

Liberum analysts issued a damning report on shares of Royal Mail, reiterated their ‘sell’ rating on Thursday, stating that dividend growth was "unsustainable" and that the firm faces "significant" structural challenges with scant visibility on how things can be turned around, even if the sharp falls in profits across the board were “unsurprising” given an October profit warning.

15 Nov
G4S
Broker tips: G4S, Royal Mail, British American Tobacco

Credit Suisse lowered its estimates on G4S following its third-quarter trading statement, but the Swiss bank said the private security outfit's investment case was still "sufficiently attractive" for it to reiterate its 'outperform' rating on the group.

15 Nov
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Deutsche Bank slashes British American Tobacco target price

Analysts at Deutsche Bank slashed their target price on shares of British American Tobacco after reviewing the potential actions that the US Food and Drug Administration might take on menthol cigarettes and litigation risks in Canada.

15 Nov
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G4S update makes Credit Suisse more cautious

Credit Suisse lowered its estimates on G4S following its third-quarter trading statement, but the Swiss bank said the private security outfit's investment case was still "sufficiently attractive" for it to reiterate its 'outperform' rating on the group.

15 Nov
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Thursday broker round-up

Bovis Homes: Shore Capital Markets upgrades to hold with a target price of 967p.

15 Nov
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Credit Suisse upgrades UK equities, says early elections 'unlikely'

Credit Suisse upgraded its view on UK stocks on Wednesday, arguing that investors had 'thrown in the towel', leaving shares undervalued in the process.

14 Nov
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Broker tips: Direct Line, Micro Focus, Rio Tinto

Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on Direct Line to 'hold' from 'buy' on Wednesday and cut the price target to 370p from 390p as it reduced its earnings estimates on the back of higher-than-expected claims inflation, resulting in greater compression in margins.

14 Nov
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Next could become 'online marketplace of choice', says HSBC

Next is "well placed" to manage the retail sector's structural shift to online and with strong cash flow driving share buybacks, HSBC upgraded its rating on the stock to 'buy' on Wednesday.

14 Nov
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Deutsche Bank downgrades Direct Line as claims inflation rises

Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on Direct Line to 'hold' from 'buy' on Wednesday and cut the price target to 370p from 390p as it reduced its earnings estimates on the back of higher-than-expected claims inflation, resulting in greater compression in margins.

14 Nov
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Liberum downgrades Rio Tinto as steel and iron ore prices falter

Iron ore indicators are looking "shaky" and steel prices are faltering, said Liberum, as it downgraded Rio Tinto to 'sell' from 'hold' and cut the price target to 3,350p from 3,600p.

14 Nov
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Wednesday broker round-up

Rotork: Credit Suisse downgrades to underperform with a target price of 300p.

14 Nov
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Micro Focus rallies on Goldman upgrade

Micro Focus got a boost on Wednesday as Goldman Sachs upped the stock to 'buy' from 'neutral' and lifted the price target to 1,700p from 1,300p as it said the risk/reward is now skewed to the upside.