BROKER TIPS
27 Mar
Monday broker round-up
oil, tullow, afren

Tullow Oil: Goldman Sachs upgrades to Neutral with a target price of 200. 6p.

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27 Mar
Broker tips: Ryanair, Tullow Oil, Berendsen
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Ryanair to 'neutral' from 'underperform' and lifted the price target to €15. 30 from €12. 50 as it took a look at the airlines sector.

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27 Mar
Berendsen hit by RBC Capital downgrade
Berendsen, washroom services

Commercial laundry group Berendsen was under the cosh as RBC Capital Markets cut the stock to 'underperform' versus 'outperform' and slashed the price target to 660p from 950p saying the risk profile has significantly increased.

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27 Mar
BofA Merrill Lynch upgrades Ryanair, downgrades IAG
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Ryanair to 'neutral' from 'underperform' and lifted the price target to €15. 30 from €12. 50 as it took a look at the airlines sector.

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27 Mar
Tullow Oil's risk and rewards 'roughly balanced' says Goldman Sachs
Tullow Oil, oil & gas, drilling, Ghana

Goldman Sachs upgraded Tullow Oil to ‘neutral’ from ‘sell’ and lowered its target price to 200. 6p from 207. 4p, as it sees the company having a more balanced risk and reward following a rights issue.

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24 Mar
Ted Baker can cut a dash in challenging market, says Jefferies
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Jefferies said it was confident Ted Baker can outperform and maintained its 'buy' recommendation after shares in the clothing retailer fell when it issued some cautious words about the US trading outlook.

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24 Mar
UBS adjusts ratings on UK motor insurers after Ogden change
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UBS adjusted its ratings on UK motor insurers on Friday to reflect changes to the Ogden discount rate used to calculate lump sum payouts for personal injury claims, which was recently cut to -0. 75% from 2. 5%.

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24 Mar
RBC upgrades Provident Financial to 'outperform'
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RBC Capital Markets upgraded Provident Financial to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and upped the price target to 3,200p from 3,000p, saying risks were to the upside ahead of the upcoming capital markets day.

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24 Mar
National Grid a good 'hedge against Trump rally', JPMorgan says
National Grid

National Grid has a strong investment case as its earnings momentum accelerates and represents a hedge to a reversal of the ‘Trump’ rally, JPMorgan Cazenove said on Friday.

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24 Mar
Broker tips: National Grid, Restaurant Group, SSE, motor insurers
National Grid

National Grid has a strong investment case as its earnings momentum accelerates and represents a hedge to a reversal of the ‘Trump’ rally, JPMorgan Cazenove said on Friday.

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24 Mar
Friday broker round-up
Garfunkels restaurant Garfunkel

The Restaurant Group: Berenberg downgrades to Sell with a target price of 300p.

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24 Mar
Potential energy tariff caps could weigh on SSE's performance, says HSBC
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Analysts at HSBC have downgraded SSE, saying potential tariff caps enforced by the government could weigh on the energy supplier’s performance.

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24 Mar
Berenberg downgrades Restaurant Group, sees more pain to come
Garfunkels restaurant Garfunkel

Berenberg downgraded Restaurant Group to 'sell' from 'hold', keeping the price target at 300p following a strong rally in the shares.

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23 Mar
Thursday broker round-up
oil, tullow, afren

Tullow Oil: RBC downgrades to Sector Perform with a target price of 275p.

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23 Mar
Broker tips: Tullow Oil, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Standard Chartered
Tullow Oil, oil & gas, drilling, Ghana

Analysts at RBC Capital Markets downgraded Tullow Oil on concerns about the oil and gas explorer's bid to shrink its debt burden through a rights issue.

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23 Mar
Berenberg downgrades Standard Chartered over restructuring concerns
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London analysts at Berenberg bank downgraded Standard Chartered to a ‘hold’ rating based on the ongoing restructuring programme at the bank, as well as concerns about the need to restart its capital return.

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23 Mar
RBC Capital downgrades Tullow Oil after 'premature' rights issue
Tullow Oil, oil & gas, drilling, Ghana

Analysts at RBC Capital Markets downgraded Tullow Oil on concerns about the oil and gas explorer's bid to shrink its debt burden through a rights issue.

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23 Mar
Deutsche upgrades Tesco, downgrades Sainsbury
Tesco, retailing, supermarkets, retail

Tesco got a boost on Thursday as Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ and lifted the price target to 240p from 230p.

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22 Mar
Wednesday broker round-up
Berendsen, washroom services

Berendsen: Credit Suisse downgrades to Underperform with a target price of 700p.

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22 Mar
Broker tips: Berendsen, Wood Group, Hunting, Schroders
Berendsen, washroom services

Credit Suisse downgraded its stance on commercial laundry group Berendsen to 'underperform' from 'outperform' and slashed the price target to 700p from 1,200p as its 2017-19 earnings per share estimates fall 17% to 31%.

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