BROKER TIPS
19 Jan
British American Tobacco´s valuation "very attractive", Citi says
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Analysts at Citi gave a strong endorsement of British American Tobacco, touting the company´s strong top line growth and the many benefits which wil accrue to shareholders as a result of its merger with Reynolds American.

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19 Jan
Thursday broker round-up
G4S

G4S: Barclays upgrades to equal-weight with a target price of 260p.

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19 Jan
Citigroup downgrades Rightmove to 'sell'

Citigroup downgraded Rightmove to ‘sell’ from ‘neutral’ but lifted the price target to 3,770p from 3,650p.

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19 Jan
Broker tips: Pearson, Tullow Oil, G4S
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Liberum slashed its price target on education publisher Pearson to 360p from 470p following the company’s profit warning in the previous session.

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19 Jan
Liberum slashes Pearson price target after profit warning
pearson education

Liberum slashed its price target on education publisher Pearson to 360p from 470p following the company’s profit warning in the previous session.

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19 Jan
Tullow Oil tanks on HSBC downgrade
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Tullow Oil tanked on Thursday after HSBC downgraded the stock to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ but lifted the target price to 320p from 270p, saying the shares offer “limited upside”.

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19 Jan
G4S boosted by Barclays upgrade
G4S

Security services company G4S got a boost after Barclays upped its stance on the stock to ‘equalweight’ from ‘underweight’ and hiked the price target to 260p from 160p.

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18 Jan
How to trade in the financial markets, FXTM´s Thalassinos explains
Andreas Thalassinos, FXTM

- Written by Andreas Thalassinos, head of education at FXTM .

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18 Jan
Morgan Stanley hikes Spectris target price ahead of strategic review
spectris

Analysts at Morgan Stanley revised their target price on shares of Spectris higher ahead of the UK engineer´s strategic review, on 14 February.

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18 Jan
Broker tips: Pearson, Inmarsat, Intercontinental Hotels
Satellite, space, communications

Liberum said Pearson's major profit warning and accelerated plans to recover from the US higher education challenges to protect the dividend were "too little, too late".

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18 Jan
RBC Capital cuts Hochschild Mining target but eyes key March update
hochschild

RBC Capital Markets cut its target price for Hochschild Mining shares on disappointment with the South America-focused precious metals miner's fourth quarter production numbers, but said March will see a key update.

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18 Jan
Wednesday broker round-up
pearson education

Hochschild Mining: RBC Capital Markets reiterates Outperform with a target price of 290p.

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18 Jan
Liberum says Pearson's self-help efforts 'too little, too late'
school

Liberum said Pearson's major profit warning and accelerated plans to recover from the US higher education challenges to protect the dividend were "too little, too late".

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18 Jan
Spectris rallies as Deutsche Bank upgrades to 'buy'
spectris

Shares in Spectris gained on Wednesday after Deutsche Bank raised its recommendation on the stock to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ and lifted the target price to 2,795p from 2,184p.

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18 Jan
HSBC upgrades Intercontinental Hotels to 'hold'
Intercontinental Hotels Group, IHG, Holiday Inn, leisure

HSBC on Wednesday upgraded InterContinental Hotels to ‘hold’ from ‘sell’ and lifted the target price to 3,700p from 2,900p.

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18 Jan
JPMorgan downgrades Inmarsat to 'neutral'
Satellite, space, communications

JPMorgan Cazenove downgraded Inmarsat to ‘neutral’ from ‘overweight’ and cut the price target to 830p from 950p.

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17 Jan
Broker tips: Ashtead, Intertek, StanChart
ashtead, shipping container, port, dock

Ashtead was given a boost on Tuesday after Deutsche Bank upgraded its rating on the equipment rental company to ‘hold’ from ‘sell’ at an unchanged target price of 1,600p.

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17 Jan
Deutsche Bank upgrades Ashtead to 'hold' from 'sell'
ashtead, shipping container, port, dock

Ashtead was given a boost on Tuesday after Deutsche Bank upgraded its rating on the equipment rental company to ‘hold’ from ‘sell’ at an unchanged target price of 1,600p.

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17 Jan
Credit Suisse downgrades Intertek to 'underperform'
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Credit Suisse has downgraded Intertek to ‘underperform’ from ‘neutral’ and cut the price target to 3,200p from 3,400p as it took a more cautious view on the rate of recovery in the resources operations and increased risk to its consumer and product divisions.

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17 Jan
StanChart surges on BofA Merrill Lynch upgrade
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Standard Chartered got a boost on Tuesday as Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ and lifted the price target to 900p from 735p, saying the bank was progressing towards reasonable returns.

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