Share Tips

July 2009 share tips including Daily Telegraph Share tips and share tips from The Times, financial magazines (including Investors Chronicle and Shares Magazine) websites and brokers.

31st July 2009 - Investors Chronicle Magazine

Investors Chronicle has articles "The Shares Set To Soar" and "Our favourite utility shares" as well as the following share tips

Petrofac (PFC) - Buy 775p
Chloride (CHLD) - Buy 134p
Bodycote (BOY) - Sell 130p
Galiform - Sell 52.25p
Ebiquity (EBQ) - Buy 52.5p
Rurelec (RUR) - Buy 17.25p

30th July 2009 - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares Magazine has articles entitled "The UK's 15 hottest momentum trades" and "What investors need to know about social media" as well as the following share tips.

United Carpets (UCG:AIM) - Buy
Shire (SHP) - Buy
Morse (MOR) - Sell
Johnson Matthey (JMAT) - Buy 1334p
Vodafone (VOD) - Buy 120.9p
Arena Leisure (ARE) - Buy

30th July 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Easyjet has been upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, but target price stays 370p
Tate & Lyle upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price increased to 420p from 325p
Thorntons downgraded to sell from hold at Altium, target price stays 70p
Cairn Energy lowered to hold from buy at Canaccord, target price rising to 2541p from 2258p
Rockhopper Exploration initiated at Canacord as speculative buy, target price 67p
Rentokil Initial upgraded to hold from reduce at Oriel
Lonmin upped to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price rising to 1618p from 1190p
Halfords downgraded to neutral from overweight at HSBC, target price cut to 350p from 400p
Travis Perkins cut to hold from add at Numis
Intec Telecom Systems downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon with 79p target price
Logica upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon with target upped to 100p from 85p
Burberry downgraded to hold from buy at S&P Equity research

29th July 2009 - Broker News

Aviva was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price rising to 410p from 385p
Legal & General downgraded to sell from hold at Deutsche
Compass Group downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price falling to 340p from 410p
RM Holdings downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price rising to 136p from 133p
Brewin Dolphin upgraded to hold from sell at Altium, target price rising to 120p from 115p
Blacks Leisure raised to hold from sell at Altium, target price remains at 43p
Umeco downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price falling to 210p from 245p
Umeco cut to hold from buy at Altium, target ptice falling to 230p from 260p
Inchcape upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price rising to 29p from 25p
Intec Telecom Systems downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 79p
Sage Group cut to hold from add at Numis, target price 200p
Sage Group upgraded to hold from sell at Evolution, target price rising to 168p from 120p
Cadbury upped to accumulate from hold at Charles Stanley
Amlin raised to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan, target price upped to 364p from 352p
Hiscox upped to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan, target price raised to 318p from 312p
Aberdeen Asset Management downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price falling to 145p from 150p
Schroders upgraded to overweight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target price increased to 1045p from 710p
Weir started at Investec with buy rating and 625p price target
Provident Financial upgraded to neutral from underperform at BoA-Merrill Lynch

27th July 2009 - Broker Share Tips

AstraZeneca was downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 3,100p
AstraZeneca was cut to neutral from outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
Polo Resources initiated at Canaccord with buy, 6p price target
Compass Group cut to reduce from add at Natixis
Xstrata downgraded to sell from accumulate at ODDO Securities
Wolseley raised to hold from reduce at Charles Stanley
3i Group resumed at BoA-Merrill Lynch with upgrade to buy from neutral, 310p target price
Shire raised to perform from underperform at Oppenheim
Tate & Lyle upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price increased to 355p from 250p
Speedy Hire cut to reduce from add at Brewin Dolphin, target price 28p
Rexam downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 300p
Lonmin upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price rising to 1285p from 1246p
Lloyds Banking upgraded to buy from reduce at Nomura, target price increased to 100p from 58p
SABMiller downgraded to sell from hold at RBS, target price raised to 1085p from 1000p
Vodafone upped to hold from sell at S&P Equity Research
BT Group started at ING with hold recommendation and 115p price target

24th July 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

Investors Chronicle has articles "Where To Invest For The Rest Of '09" and "Are Property Funds In The Clear Yet?" as well as the following share tips

Centrica (CNA) - Buy 232p
Mears (MER) - Buy 235p
Omega Insurance (OIH) - Buy 124p
Centaur Media - Sell 32p
KBC Advanced Technologies (KBC) - Buy 34p
Ashley House (ASH) - Buy 81p

23rd July 2009 - Broker News

William Hill upgraded to neutral from sell at UBS, target price trimmed to 195p from 205p
Capita cut to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 720p
Close Bros downgraded to add from buy at Arden, target price 776p
Galiform raised to buy from hold at Investec, target price rising to 65p from 35p
International Ferro Metals raised to buy from hold at Fairfax, target price 73p
Liberty International downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS, target price remains 380
Persimmon cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price stays 428p
Shaftesbury resumed with neutral rating and 327p price target at BoA-Merrill Lynch
Spectris lowered to underperform from hold at Jefferies, target price 450p
Thomas Cook upped to hold from sell at Investec, target price 215p
Wolfson Micro upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 99p

20th July 2009 - Broker News

Henderson Group returned to buy from hold at Altium, target price remains 106p
Meggitt upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price rising to 250p from 150p
Autonomy upped to buy from hold at Investec, target price raised to 1360p from 1270p
Next initiated at Arbuthnot with neutral rating and 1500p price target
Cable & Wireless started at ING with buy recommendation and 167p price target
Elan upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS with €6 target price
Bovis Homes upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS with target price rising to 519p from 490p
Green King upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price cut to 470p from 500p
JD Wetherspoon raised to neutral from underperform at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price raised to 450p from 330p
Marston’s upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price cut to 120p from 170p
HMV upgraded to buy from hold at Seymour Pierce

17th July 2009 - Broker News

JJB Sports cut to sell from hold at Altium, target price stays at 21p
FirstGroup downgraded to buy from strong buy at Arbuthnot, target price cut to 420p from 470p
Go-Ahead Group upgraded to strong buy from buy at Arbuthnot, target price 1520p
BT Group raised to outperform from market-perform at Bernstein, target price rising to 130p from 78p
BG upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target lowered to 1390p from 1400p
Bunzl downgraded to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price 550p down from 780p
F&C Asset Management lowered to add from buy at RBS, target price upped to 75p from 70p
Severn Trent downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price cut to 1230p from 1315p

16th July 2009 - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares Magazine has an article entitled "Six key trades for the second half" as well as the following share tips.

Spice (SPI) - Buy 68p
Kingfisher (KGF) - Buy
Tenon (TNO) - Trading Buy
Dana Petroleum (DNX) - Buy 1300p
Persimmon (PSN) - Buy 401.25p

13th July 2009 - A selection of broker share tips

Associated British Foods downgraded to sell from hold at RBS, price target reduced to 685p from 705p
Autonomy upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price rising to 1475p from 1460p
Man Group upped to neutral from sell at UBS, target raised to 245p from 212p
ITV upped to buy at UBS with a 37p price target
IMI cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price lowered to 300p from 360p
Travis Perkins upgraded to buy at UBS
Dunelm upgraded to hold from sell at Seymour Pierce
Invensys raised to buy from neutral at UBS, target price remains at 260p
Old Mutual upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 94p from 70p
Experian downgraded to underperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, price target 425p
Kingspan downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS
Royal Bank of Scotland upgraded to neutral from sell at UBS, target price raised to 40p from 35p
Segro raised to overweight from underweight at HSBC, price target rising to 27p from 21p
Michael Page International cut to underperform from neutral at Exane BNP Paribas, target price reduced to 225p
Hays upgraded to neutral from underperform at Exane BNP Paribas, target price raised to 90p

10th July 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

Investors Chronicle has articles on "The New Property Trap" and "DIY Investing" as well as the following share tips

Yell Group (YELL) - Sell 22p
Morgan Sindall (MGNS) - Buy 626pp
Informa (INF) - Buy 229p
Marston's (MARS) - Sell 91p
Hallin Marine Subsea International (HMS) - Sell 105p
Resaca Exploitation (RSOX) - Buy 28p

10th July 2009 - Broker News and Share Tips

Publisher Pearson upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse, with a target price of 680p
Liberty International upgraded to Neutral by UBS, target Price 380p
BG Group a Buy on new coverage by RBS, target Price 1350p
GKN upgraded to Buy by Citigroup, target Price 95p
Sthree upgraded to Overweight by HSBC, arget Price 220p
Colt Telecom downgraded to Equal Weight by Morgan Stanley, target Price 110p

9th July 2009 - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares Magazine has an article entitled "Where To Stash Your Cash" as well as the following share tips.

Cranswick (CWK) - Buy
JJB Sports (JJB) - Sell
Bglobal (BGBL:AIM) - Buy 16.25p
WPP (WPP) - Sell 391p
Sutton Harbour (SUH:AIM) - Take Profits

8th July 2009 - Broker Tips

Anglo American upgraded to hold by RBS, target price 1,550p
Clapham House upgraded to Buy by Charles Stanley, target price 90p
JJB a Buy on new coverage by Seymour Pierce
Jardine Lloyd Thampson a Buy on new coverage by Panmure Gordon, target Price 520p
Cape upgraded to Buy by Evolution Securities, target price 250p
Blacks Leisure downgraded to Sell by Seymour Pierce
Brixton reduced to Neutral by Arbuthnot, target price 39p

7th July 2009 - Broker News and Share Tips

WM Morrison Supermarkets was upgraded to buy by Bank of America with a target price of 280p
Bluebay upgraded to Hold by Citigroup - Target Price 210p
Hansen Transmissions Upgraded to Neutral by UBS - Target Price 150p
E2V Technologies downgraded to Hold by RBS
STM a Buy on new coverage by FinnCap- Target Price Range 60p-70p
Ashley House a Buy on new coverage by Citigroup - Target Price 220p
H&T a Buy on new coverage by FinnCap - Target Price Range 275p-300p

6th July 2009 - Broker News

Bovis Homes upgraded to buy from sell at RBS
Miner BHP Billiton has been upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse
Bellway upgraded to buy from hold at RBS
Carphone Warehouse upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura, with target price raised to 230p from 160p
Croda International initiated outperform at Credit Suisse with a target price of 700p
Grafton Group downgraded to sell from hold at CitiGroup
Redrow downgraded to sell from hold at RBS
Tomkins upgraded to buy from underperform by Merrill
Vedanta Resources upgraded to buy from neutral and target was raised to 1,760p from 1,250p at UBS

3rd July 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

Investors Chronicle has articles on "Cheap US Shares" and "What to do with BA shares" as well as the following share tips

British Airways (BAY) - Sell 126p
Kesa (KESA) - Sell 107p
Kier (KIE) - Buy 900p
Melorio (MLO) - Buy 150p
Niger Uranium (URU) - Sell 26p
Serica Energy (SQZ) - Buy 56p

3rd July 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Arriva given Neutral Rating by Nomura on initiation of coverage - Target Price 400p
Morse Upgraded to Buy by Panmure Gordon - Target Price 22.5p
John Menzies Downgraded to Hold by Altium Securities - Target Price 175p
Laird Downgraded to Hold by ABN Amro - Target Price £1.53p
Bunzl Given Equal Weight Rating on initiation of coverage by Citigroup - Target Price 680p
Hermes Upgraded to Underweight From Neutral by HSBC
Mcbride Upgraded to Neutral From Sell by Goldman Sachs - Target Price 152p

2nd July 2009 - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares Magazine has an article entitled "Why now is the time to be buying US assets" as well as the following share tips.

Dana Petroleum (DNX) - Buy
Uniq (UNIQ) - Speculative Buy
Sylvanian Resources (SLV:AIM) - Sell
Cryptologic (CRP) - Buy 400p
Elementis (ELM) - Buy 28p
Games Workshop (GAW) - Buy
AFC Energy (AFC:AIM) - Speculative Buy

1st July 2009 - Broker News

YouGov is rated reduce on new coverage initiated by Charles Stanley with a target price of 47.5p
Hargreaves Services is a Buy on new coverage by Charles Stanley - Target Price 600p
Hampson Industries upgraded to Hold by Brewin Dolphin - Target Price 63p
Aurum Mining upgraded to Buy from Reduce by Arbuthnot - Target Price 15p
Work Group upgraded to Buy by Altium Securities - Target Price 13p
Research Now is a Buy on new coverage by Charles Stanley - Target Price 400p


Magazine and newspaper share tips