Share Tips

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

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29th November 2009 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

SSL International - "Shares have already risen by more than 50% in the past year, so the incline is likely to be more gentle from here" says The Sunday Times
Numis - "The are worth a punt" says The Sunday Times

27th November 2009 - Broker News

Admiral Group upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Berkely Group upped to hold from sell at KBC Peel Hunt
British American Tobacco raised to buy from hold at Investec South Africa
Burberry upgraded to neutral at Goldman Sachs
Chloride upgraded to hold from sell at KBCPeel Hunt, target price rising to 170p from 140p
Compass Group downgraded to sell from accumulate at ODDO
Compass Group raised to fair value from sell at Raymond James
Diageo downgraded to sell from buy at Barclays Stockbrokers
DSG Intl downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Halfords upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price 485p
Home Retail and Kesa Electricals downgraded to sell from neutral by Goldman Sachs
Next downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs with 2342p price target
Northumbrian Water upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC, target price stays 310p
Pennon upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS
Qinetiq downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Randgold Resources lowered to add from buy at Oriel
St Modwen downgraded to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt
Xstrata upped to buy from hold at SocGen

26th November 2009 - Broker News

AEA Technology cut to hold from buy at RBS.
Clinton Cards downgraded to hold from buy at Altium
Compass Group cut to hold from buy at Collins Stewart
CRH started with sell rating at ING, target price €4.15
Hampson Industries downgraded to hold from buy at Numis with 80p price target
Homeserve downgraded to hold from buy at Numis
Intec Telecom Systems started with buy rating at Jefferies, 130p target price
Intec Telecom upgraded to buy from hold at Numis with 118p target
Intertek downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price cut to 1320p from 1440p
Johnson Matthey downgraded to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse, target price 1580p down from 1640p
Legal & General downgraded to sell from hold at Citigroup, with a target price 71p
Mitie Group upgraded to buy from hold at Collins Stewart
Prudential was upgraded to buy and Resolution started with buy
Qinetiq downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price cut to 170p from 175p
Qinetiq cut to add from buy at Numis with 185p target
Reed Elsevier cut to hold from buy at Petercam
Travis Perkins initiated with sell rating at ING, target price 682p
Unilever upgraded to hold from sell at Numis. Unilever upgraded to hold from sell at Theodoor Giliss
Wolseley initiated with sell rating at ING, target price 1094p
WS Atkins upgraded to hold from reduce at Numis. Downgraded to sell from hold at Altium

25th November 2009 - Broker News

A big day for Broker News today!

Aegis initiated with underweight rating at BarCap
British American Tobacco downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
BSkyB started at BarCap with equal-weight rating
Compass Group moved from hold to outperform at Seymour Pierce, target price 440p
Daily Mail initiated with overweight rating at BarCa
Fidessa upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 1176p
GlaxoSmithKline downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
Hammerson downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
Harvey Nash downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 45p
Hays was started at RBS with buy recommendation and 131p target price
Homeserve upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Informa downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura
Informa initiated with overweight rating at BarCa
Invensys cut to sell from hold at Day by Day
ITV initiated with overweight rating at BarCap
Legal & General cut to sell from hold at Day by Day
Liontrust cut to hold from buy at house broker Altium, target price 120p down from 140p
Lloyds Banking upgraded to add from neutral at WestL
Michael Page was started with a buy recommendation and 410p target price at RBS
Old Mutual started as buy at Goldman Sachs, price target 139p
Pearson initiated with underweight rating at BarCap
Personal Group upped to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target rising to 251p from 225p
Petrofac upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse
Reed Elsevier started at BarCap with equal-weight rating
Reed Elsevier downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
Rightmove initiated with overweight rating at BarCap
Rio Tinto cut to accumulate from buy at ODDO
SABMiller downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
Speedy Hire downgraded to sell from hold at Altium, target price lowered to 26p from 38p
Spirax-Sarco upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price rising to 1275p from 1200p
Thomas Cook downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Thomas Cook upgraded to buy from hold at Investec, target price rising to 265p from 215p
Trinity Mirror initiated with underweight rating at BarCap
Unilver downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
United Business Media started at BarCap with equal-weight rating
Wellstream upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse
WPP downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
WPP initiated with overweight rating at BarCa
WS Atkins downgraded to sell from hold at Altium, target price cut to 500p from 665p
Xstrata downgraded to sell from hold at Day by Day
Yell Group initiated with overweight rating at BarCap.

24th November 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Blacks Leisure upgraded to outperform from sell at Seymour Pierce
Burberry downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 607p from 465p
Burberry initiated at UBS with neutral rating and 820p target price
Intec Telecom Systems upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 127p from 108p
Lancashire Holdings upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Man Group cut to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse, target price stays 375p
Phoenix IT raised to overweight from neutral at Piper Jaffray, target price lifted to 304p from 228p
Rotork downgraded to reduce from neutral at Arbuthnot

23rd November 2009 - Broker News

Marks & Spencer raised to hold from sell at Execution
Berkeley Group upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Computacenter raised to buy from neutral at UBS, target price 340p
Euromoney raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 500p
Galiform cut to hold from buy at Investec
MITIE Group upgraded to buy from hold at Altium
Morrison was downgraded to reduce from add at Natixis
Ratbone upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Rotork cut to sell from hold at Investec
SABMiller upped to buy from neutral at Evolution
Sainsbury has been downgraded to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan, with the target price cut to 350p from 380p
Shaftesbury downgraded to neutral from buy at Arbuthnot

20th November 2009 - Broker Share Tips

ASOS lowered to hold from buy at Investec with target cut to 410p from 430p
Aegis downgraded from buy to accumulate at ODDO and from buy to hold at Investec
British Airways cut to hold from buy at Day by Day
Cable & Wireless upgraded to overweight from neutral at JP Morgan, target price raised to 175p from 160p
Chaucer cut to add from buy at Numis
Dana Petroleum upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Experian initiated with neutral rating at Baird, target price 625p
Fuller, Smith & Turner raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price upped to 540p from 510p
Galiform downgraded to hold from buy at Investec, target upped to 90p from 65p
Home Retail has been cut to hold from buy at Investec, but the target price stays at 350p
Homeserve downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Kingfisher has been downgraded to sell from hold by the same broker, keeping the 218p target
Melrose upgraded to add from neutral at Arden
Paragon upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 211p from 103p
SABMiller upgraded to neutral from sell at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price stays 1900p
Signet downgraded to hold from buy buy at Investec, price target cut to 1700p from 1950p
Thomas Cook downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price cut to 230p from 270p
TUI Travel downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price cut to 290p from 320p
Wellstream cut to sell from hold at RBS, target price 400p down from 450p

19th November 2009 - Broker News

ARM Holdings downgraded to underperform from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price falls to 135p from 160p
Big Yellow cut to negative from neutral at Noble
British Land was upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 480p from 370p
Centaur downgraded to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt
Connaught raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 410p from 340p
Diageo raised to buy from hold at SocGen
Henderson downgraded to negative from positive at Noble
Hikma Pharmaceuticals raised to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target raisedce to 600p from 470p
Huntsworth upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Innovation Group raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price lifted to 15p from 14.3p
Land Securities was cut to reduce from neutral at Arbuthnot
Marks & Spencer upgraded to hold from sell at Execution
Shaftesbury cut to neutral from buy at Arbuthnot

18th November 2009 - Broker News

Burberry downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura, with the target price raised to 623p from 562p
Burberry raised to buy from hold at Investec
Bovis Homes upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 539p
British Land upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt and to hold from reduce at Oriel
Britvic started at Credit Suisse with outperform rating, 450p target price
Bodycote cut to sell from reduce at Numis
Cable & Wireless downgraded to hold from buy at S&P
Cobham initiated with overweight rating at Morgan Stanley, target price 300p
Cookson upgraded to hold from sell at Investec, target price 430p up from 330p
Diageo upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen
Experian upgraded to hold from sell at Seymour Pierce, target price stays 550p
ICAP raised to hold from reduce at Numis
Informa downgraded to sell from hold at Execution
Inmarsat downgraded to hold from buy at Investec, target raised to 700p from 650p
Ladbrokes upgraded to buy from hold at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price 160p
Lamprell downgraded to reduce from neutral at Arden
Lonmin cut to reduce form hold at Charles Stanley
Man Group downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Mothercare raised to hold from sell at Seymour Pierce
Regus upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Rexam downgraded to sell from hold at Day by Day
Rio Tinto downgraded to hold from buy at Investec
Rolls-Royce cut to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price 530p
Sage cut to hold from add at Numis
Savills upgraded to add form hold at Numis
Standard Chartered downgraded to hold from buy at Day by Day
UK Mail downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 320p

17th November 2009 - Broker News

Arriva upgraded to buy from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price rising to 580p from 360p
Aveva upgraded to neutral from underweight at Piper Jaffray
Barclays raised to buy from neutral at Nomura, target price staying at 425p
BT Group cut to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan, TP falls to 170p from 175p
Fulcrum Pharma upgraded to outperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, price target a 3.1p
GKN raised to buy from neutral at Nomura, target upped to 140p from 125p
Kerry Group started at SocGen with buy rating and €24 price target
Persimmon raised to buy from hold at Numis
RBS was raised to hold from sell at ING, with the price target price cut to 40p from 46p
Rio Tinto downgraded to hold from buy at Investec, target price stays 3325p
Tullett Prebon upgraded to buy from add at Numis but downgraded to neutral from positive at Noble
VT Group cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon with 630p target price

16th November 2009 - Broker News

Aviva upgraded to overweight from equalweight at Morgan Stanley, with the target price raised to 593p from 445p
AMEC was downgraded to hold from buy at SocGen
AstraZeneca initiated with buy rating at Deutsche
Burberry downgraded to hold from buy at Investec
GlaxoSmithKline started with hold rating at Deutsche
ICAP raised to buy from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 510p from 375p
ITV upped to buy from sell at Deutsche
Kingspan raised to buy from add at Goodbody
Melrose upgraded to neutral from reduce at Arden
Misys started at RBS with hold recommendation
Northern Foods upped to hold from reduce at Numis
Petropavlovsk started as buy at Oriel, target price 1650p
Premier Oil upgraded to buy from add at Numis, target price 1522p
Rexam downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price stays 350p
Rio Tinto downgraded to hold from buy at Daiwa
Tate & Lyle downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 425p from 280p
Tullett Prebon upped to buy from add at Numis, target price 447p

13th November 2009 - Broker News

ASOS cut to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce
Catlin Group raised to in-line for outperform at Fox-Pitt Cochran
Easyjet downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Electrocomponents raised to hold from sell at Deutsche
Great Portland upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target raised to 305p from 268p
Henderson Group cut to fair value from buy at Singer
Johnson Matthey was upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, with the target price staying at 1,730p
Kazakhmys downgraded to reduce from buy at Nomura
Imperial Tobacco moved to buy/low risk from buy/medium risk at Citigroup, target raised to 2070p from 1840p
Marston’s raised to neutral from sell at UBS, target cut to 85p from 90p
Northern Foods raised to buy from hold at Shore Capital
Partygaming upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche
Reed Elsevier cut to accumulate from buy at SNS Securities
Safestore started at Altium with buy rating, 180p target price
Serco downgraded to reduce from hold at Numis

12th November 2009 - Broker Share Tips

AMEC downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price stays 820p
AstraZeneca started at Barclays Capital with an equal-weight rating, 2,975p target price
Carluccio's downgraded to trading sell from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 72p
Electrocomponents upgraded to hold from sell at Deutsche, raising target to 164p from 90p
GlaxoSmithKline started at Barclays with an equal-weight rating, 1,305p target price
Hammerson upgraded to add from buy at Oriel
HSBC upgraded to buy at SocGen, target raised to 820p from 680p
Heritage Oil downgraded to hold from buy at Oriel
Jardine Lloyd Thompson upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Micro Focus Intl raised to buy from add at Numis
Northern Foods raised to hold from reduce at Numis
Paddy Power upgraded to hold from sell at Daniel Stewart
PartyGaming raised to buy from hold at Deutsche
Petrofac cut to sell from reduce at Oriel
Playtech upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price raised to 443p from 420p
Schroders lifted to add from hold at Oriel
Sportingbet started with buy rating at Deutsche, target price 84p
Tomkins raised to neutral from reduce at Nomura, target rising to 180p from 164p

10th November 2009 - Broker News

Amlin started with a buy recommendation at UBS
Aviva upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen, with the target price raised to 450p from 400p
Beazley cut to hold from buy at Collins Stewart
BRIT started with neutral rating at UBS
Burberry upgraded to hold from sell at SocGen
Catlin started with buy recommendation at UBS
Chemring started at Finncap with buy rating and 3240p price target
Close Bros upgraded to buy from hold at Canaccord
Cookson lifted to neutral from reduce at Arden
Hiscox initiated with buy rating at UBS
IMI raised to buy from add at Numis
Misys upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse
Moneysupermarket.com cut to add from buy at Numis
Paragon upgraded to buy from hold at Canaccord
Premier Farnell to buy from hold at Deutsche
Provident Financial downgraded to hold from buy at Canaccord
RBS raised to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank, target price rising to 50p from 45p
Schroders upgraded to add from hold at Oriel, target price 1400p. Upgraded to hold from sell at Shore Capital
Spirax-Sarco raised to add from hold at Numis

9th November 2009 - Broker Share Tips

AstraZeneca upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, target price raised to 3,500p from 2,620p
AstraZeneca cut to underweight from neutral at JP Morgan, target price 2,960p down from 3,000p
Ferrexpo upped to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price rising to 200p from 180p
GlaxoSmithKline target price raised to 1760p from 1410p by RBS, rating stays at buy
GlaxoSmithKline raised to 1350p from 1050p at JP Morgan, rated underweight
Pace initiated at Investec with buy rating and 273p target price
RBS upgraded to hold from sell at S&P, target raised to 41p
RBS raised to hold from reduce at NCB, target price stays 42p
Redrow resumed as buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price 175p
British Airways upgraded to hold from sell at SocGen
Melrose Resources cut to hold from buy at Numis
Petrofac raised to buy from neutral at Arden

8th November 2009 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

J Sainsbury - "still worth tucking away as a long-term hold" - Sunday Times Business Section
Inmarsat - Buy - Sunday Times Business Section

 


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