Share Tips

December 2009 share tips including Questor share tips from The Sunday papers (including The Sunday Times), the Daily Telegraph and share tips from financial magazines (including Investors Chronicle and Shares Magazine) websites and brokers.

We now add the page number to share tips when the tip was made by and newspaper or financial magazine. This will help when you want to look up full details of the share tips in the relevant publication.

23rd December 2009 - Shares Magazine Share Tips

This week, Shares magazine has articles on "Tips For 2010" and "FTSE 100 Predictions" as well as the following share tips

Tomkins (TOMK) - Buy at 193.4p - Page 6
Majestic Wine (MJW:AIM) - Buy at 216p - Page 6
Chesnara (CSN) - Buy at 186p
Share Tips for 2010 include BSkyB, Micro Focus, Reed Elsevier and Standard Chartered. See the fill list of the Shares Magazine Tips for 2010 on the Share Tips 2010 page.

23rd December - Broker Share Tips

Autonomy reiterated buy at Panmure Gordon, target cut to 1,772p from 1,790p
Carpetright downgraded to reduce from neutral at Arden
Hunting upgraded to buy from neutral at Arden
Randgold Resources downgraded to neutral Goldman Sachs
Rio Tinto reiterated buy at Ambrian
Tullow Oil reiterated buy at RBS and add at Numis, with the target price retained at 1,450p
Whitbread raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
William Hill upgraded to buy from neutral at Barclays Stockbrokers

22nd December 2009 - Broker Share Recommendations

Barratt Developments upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price cut to 165p from 192p
Bellway reiterated neutral at Goldman Sachs, target cut to 864p from 914p
Bovis Homes reiterated neutral at Goldman Sachs, target cut to 459p from 549p
Hunting raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 600p from 400p
Hyder Consulting upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 250p
London Stock Exchange reiterated sell at CitiGroup, target cut to 660p from 670p
Marks & Spencer reiterated buy at CitiGroup, target raised to 440p from 420p
Persimmon reiterated neutral at Goldman Sachs, target cut to 451p from 513p
Redrow reiterated sell at Goldman Sachs, target cut to 123p from 126p
Rolls-Royce downgraded to hold from add at Oriel
Taylor Wimpey upgraded to buy from neutral, target cut to 47p from 52p at Goldman Sachs

MoneyWeek.com - 21st December 2009

On 21st December, MoneyWeek.com published an article by Tom Bulford called "Three small-cap gambles for 2010"

Link : Share Tips for 2010

21st December 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Bovis Homes upgraded to buy from reduce at Numis
Bovis Homes upgraded to buy from neutral at Arbuthnot today
Bodycote upgraded to hold from sell at Altium, target price stays 160p
GKN upgraded to add from neutral at Arden
Lamprell started at BoA-Merrill Lynch with buy rating, 300p price target
LSE price target cut to 920p from 1000p at Goldman Sachs, neutral rating held
Luminar target price cut to 34p from 73p at Panmure Gordon, sell rating retained
Persimmon raised to buy from hold at Numis
Tullett Prebon target price cut to 295p from 400p at Citigroup, hold maintained
Wolseley upgraded to buy from hold at Numis
Xchanging initiated with buy rating at Seymour Pierce, target price 250p

18th December 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

In this weeks bumber double issue, Investors Chronicle looks at 2010 Winning Ideas, including how to profit from shares, bonds, property, funds, currencies, small caps and foreign shares. There is also a FREE supplement called "Gold - Your guide to glittering returns" as well as the following share tips:

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) - Buy 388p - Page 68
AstraZeneca (AZN) - Buy 2,805p - Page 69, 70
Impax (IPX) - Buy 38p - Page 70
Northern Petroleum (NOP) - Buy 132p - Page 71
Hansteen Holdings (HSTN) - Buy 78p - Page 72
Zytronic (ZYT) - Buy 184p - Page 72

18th December 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Abcam upgraded to buy from outperform at Seymour Pierce, target 1100p
Aggreko target price raised to 900p from 750p at Citigroup, hold rating retained
BT Group downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
BP upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, with target price upped to 763p from 685p
Carpetright cut to hold from add at Oriel
Connaught upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Dana Petroleum raised to hold from reduce at Oriel
Inchcape upgraded to add form hold at Numis
Legal & General raised to buy from add at Oriel
Luminar downgraded to hold from buy at housebroker Altium, TP halved to 50p
National Express resumed at Morgan Stanley with overweight rating, 230p target price
Savills upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Travis Perkins upped to add from hold at Numis
Wood Group raised to overweight from equal-weight at Barclays, 410p target price

17th December 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Abcam upgraded to buy from outperform at Seymour Pierce, target price raised to 1100p
Clapham House raised to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 70p
Clipper Windpower cut to neutral from overweight at HSBC
Genus started at Morgan Stanley with overweight rating, 730p target price
GKN upgraded to add from neutral at Arden
Goals Soccer Centres cut to hold from buy at Altium, target lowered to 210p from 270p
Hammerson started with hold rating at Panmure Gordon, target price 387p
IG Group started with hold rating at Finncap
London Capital started with buy rating and 170p price target at Finncap
National Express resumed at BoA-Merrill Lynch with a buy rating and 220p price target
Northumbrian Water downgraded to neutral from overweight at HSBC
Persimmon upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price stays 550p
RBS cut to underperform from neutral at Macquarie
Senior upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price raised to 79p from 64p
Shire downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price lifted to 1209p from 1200p
Travis Perkins upgraded to outperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, target price raised to 845p
Workspreads started with buy rating and 80p price target at Finncap

16th December 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Barratt Developments upgraded to buy from hold by Citigroup
BSkyB downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura, TP raised to 700p from 645p
Cairn Energy upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
C&C Group raised to buy from neutral at UBS
Cashbox started at Seymour Pierce with buy rating, 5p target price
Diageo downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche, target price 1050p
Domino Printing Services to outperform from buy at Seymour Pierce with 340p target
HMV raised to hold from reduce at Oriel
Informa upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura, target price raised to 407p from 375p
Johnston Press started at Altium with buy recommendation, 40p target price
Land Securities upgraded to in-line from underperform at Cazenove
Premier Foods upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price cut to 41p from 43p
Redrow upgraded to buy from hold by Citigroup
Serica Energy started at Canaccord with buy rating and 77p target
Taylor Wimpey upgraded to buy from hold by Citigroup
Tesco downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
Trinity Mirror started at Altium with buy recommendation, 203p target price
United Business Media upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura
Weir Group upgraded to buy from hold at Numis
Wood Group cut to hold from buy at Oriel

15th December 2009 - Broker Tips

BG Group upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Barclays Capital
BHP Billiton upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan
Brit Insurance upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price 211p
Cadbury has today been cut to hold from buy at Execution
Cadbury downgraded to reduce from hold at Charles Stanley
Carillion started with buy rating at Citigroup, 365p target price
Compass raised to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price upped to 565p from 320p
Connaught upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon with 470p price target
Hunting upgraded to add from gold at Oriel
IG Group downgraded to hold from add at Oriel
Land Securities raised to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon with 640p price target
London Capital cut to hold from buy at Charles Stanley, TP 140p
Mothercare downgraded to in-line from outperform at Cazenove
N Brown initiated at Panmure Gordon with buy rating, 295p price target
Rio Tinto upgraded to overweight at JP Morgan
Robert Walters upgraded to buy from sell at Altium
SDL Group raised to overweight from neutral at Piper Jaffray, TP upped to 461p from 332p
Ted Baker upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Topps Tiles upgraded to in-line from underperform at Cazenove
WSP downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, price target cut to 286p from 383p

13th December 2009 - Sunday Times Share Tips

Petrofac - "Given the paltry dividend yield (1.8%) and the extraordinary share price run this year, it is probably time for investors to take profits" says Jenny Davey (Inside The City)
Jenny also says about Chrysalis, "Hold on, there is more to come

10th December - Broker Tips

Blinkx started at Canaccord with buy rating and 35p price target
British Land has been upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 450p
BSkyB upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Carnival upgraded to hold from add at Numis
Easyjet cut to sell from hold at Astaire
Go-Ahead Group upgraded to hold from sell at Astaire, TP stays 1200p
IG Group upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Imagination Technologies raised to buy from hold at Jefferies
Immunodiagnostic Systems upped to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 720p from 574p
Irish Life upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Marks & Spencer downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche
Mondi started at Citigroup with buy rating and 410p price target
PZ Cussons cut to reduce from hold at Numis
RIT Capital Partners upgraded to buy from hold at Oriel
Segro has been raised to buy from neutral at UBS, with a target price of 360p
Wellstream downgraded to sell from hold at Citigroup, target price cut to 435p from 575p

9th December - Broker Tips

Aegis was started at HSBC as overweight with a 150p target
Bunzl upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Caledon Resources downgraded to speculative buy from buy at Canaccord
Debenhams upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch
Dechra Pharmaceuticals started at Finncap with a buy and 533p price target
Keller raised to buy from hold at Collins Stewart
Psion started with buy rating at Charles Stanley, 135p price target
PZ Cussons upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price rising to 310p from 245p
Reed Elsevier raised to buy from hold at Deutsche with 550p price target
Rolls-Royce downgraded to underperform from outperform at Cheuvreux
Segro upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan, target price raised to 360p from 335p
Victrex downgraded to market-perform from underperform at W H Ireland
WPP Group started at HSBC with an overweight rating and a 750p price target

8th December - Broker News

Amec upgraded to buy at Deutsche, target price raised to 950p from 850p
Associated British Foods upgraded to hold from sell at RBS, target price raised to 780p from 740p
Aviva initiated at Bernstein with market-perform rating
Brit Insurance raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Fenner initiated with buy rating at Panmure Gordon, target price 272p
Game Group cut to hold from buy at Altium, target price lowered to 150p from 190p
Hiscox raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Legal & General initiated at broker Bernstein with an underperform rating
Micro Focus downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Northgate upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 290p from 260p
Prudential started at Bernstein with an outperform rating and 780p price target
Resolution started at Bernstein with market-perform rating
Spirent Communications cut to hold from add at Numis
Standard Life initiated at Bernstein with underperform rating
Wood Group downgraded to sell from hold at Deutsche, target price raised to 210p from 190p
Workspace Group upgraded to positive from neutral at Noble

4th December - Broker News

Barclays upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan
British Airways upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price raised to 280p from 250p
Daily Mail & GT upgraded to neutral from underperform at Macquarie
Domino Printing Sciences upgraded from underperform to hold at Seymour Pierce, target stays 277p
Globus Maritime upgraded from hold to buy at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 100p
Innovation Group cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price lowered to 14.1p from 15p
Kazakhmys downgraded to reduce from buy at Nomura, with the target price cut to 1,275p from 1,300p
Kazakhmys raised to buy from hold at Troika Dialog
Moneysupermarket raised to buy from add at Numis
Premier Foods upgraded to buy from hold at Investec
Sage upgraded to add from reduce at WestLB
Sage upgraded to buy from hold at Investec
SThree raised to hold from sell at Altium, target price upped to 250p from 225p

3rd December - Shares Magazine Share Tips

This week, Shares magazine has articles titled "Winning technologies, winning stocks" and Why Dubai debt standstill will not stop markets rising further" as well as the following share tips:

Alphanumeric (ALM) - Buy 33.75p - Page 6
Energetix Group (EGX:AIM) - Buy 48.5p - Page 10
Severn Trent (SVT) - Buy 1,051p - Page 11
Hogg Robinson (HRG) - Buy - Page 22

2nd December - Newspaper Share Tips

TUI Travel - "At 243p, down 2.6p, or ten times earnings, hold on" says The Times newspaper
Electra - "At £12.18 the shares are a buy" says The Time

2nd December 2009 - Broker News

Aberdeen Asset Management upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price raised to 170p from 150p
Allied Irish Banks downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura, target price €2.4
Anglo American downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target upped to 3337p from 2935p
Bank of Ireland cut to neutral from buy at Nomura, TP €2
Bank of Ireland raised to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Bellway upgraded to buy from sell today by analysts at Shore Capital
Bovis Homes upgraded to hold from sell by Shore Capital
Colt Telecom raised to buy from hold at Astaire
Dunelm initiated at Altium with buy recommendation, 500p price target
Filtrona downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Greene King raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt and to buy from hold at Altium
Informa resumed at Goldman Sachs with buy rating and 386p price target
Kier Group raised to buy from hold at Numis
Lonmin upgraded to buy from hold at Investec
Optos upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price rising to 92p from 56p
Pearson started at Jefferies with buy rating and 937p price target
Provident Financial upgraded to reduce from sell at Arden
Talvivaara started at Numis with sell rating, 300p price target
Vedanta Resources upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 3528p from 2600p

 


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