Share Tips

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

In August we started adding 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.

30th October 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

This week, Investors Chronicle magazine has articles on "How to boost your annuity", "The bankers who don't get bonuses" and "Best emerging market funds" as well as the following share tips

Lonmin (LMI) - Sell 1662p - Page 40,41
Rolls-Royce (RR.) - Buy 447p - Page 41,42
Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT) - Sell 404p - Page 42
Morson (MRN) - Buy 120p - Page 43
Mattioli Woods (MTW) - Buy 245p - Page 44
Carluccio's (CARL) - Sell 91p - Page 44

28th October - Broker Share Tips

BP downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price raised to 600p from 575p
BP upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs with target price raised to 685p from 615p
Deutsche raises BP target price to 640p from 600p, stays at buy
ING raises BP target to 670p from 635p, remains on buy
Nomura ups target to 640p from 584p, keeps buy rating
RBS lifts BP target to 595p from 555p, stays on hold
Babcock Intl started at Investec with buy recommendation and 730p target price
Baqus cut to outperform from buy at house broker Seymour Pierce, target price 5p down from 6.5p
British Land initiated with buy recommendation at Deutsche, target price 540p
British Land cut to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
BT Group started with overweight rating at Barclays
Cable & Wireless initiated with overweight rating at Barclays
Cadbury has been downgraded to hold from buy at Investec, target cut to 840p from 875p
Carpetright downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce
Carphone Warehouse started with equal-weight rating at Barclays
Central Rand Gold upped to hold from sell at Canaccord, target price rising to 150p from 105p
Domino’s Pizza downgraded to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt
Hammerson initiated with buy recommendation at Deutsche, target price 475p
Inmarsat started with underweight rating at Deutsche
Ladbrokes resumed at Deutsche with hold rating and 148p price target
Land Securities initiated with buy recommendation at Deutsche, target price 740p
Liberty International initiated with hold recommendation at Deutsche, target price 535p
Marks & Spencer upped to buy from hold at Seymour Pierce
Rightmove upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Segro started with hold rating at Deutsche, target price 405p
Serco raised to buy from add at Charles Stanley
Vedanta Resources cut to equal-weight from overweight at Barclays, target remains 2800p
Vodafone started at Barclays with equal-weight rating
Vodafone upgraded to buy from hold at UniCredit

27th October 2009 - Broker News

Close Bros raised to buy from neutral at UBS, target price 840p
Debenhams initiated with overweight rating at Barclays
Enterprise Inns started with overweight rating at HSBC, target price 185p
Greene King started with overweight rating at HSBC, target price 495p
Helphire initiated at Finncap with buy recommendation, 80p price target
HMV upped to buy from neutral at Pali, target raised to 145p from 123p
Home Retail initiated with overweight rating at Barclays
Kingfisher initiated with equal-weight rating at Barclays
Marks & Spencer initiated with underweight rating at Barclays
Marston's started with overweight rating at HSBC, target price 115p
Mitchells & Butlers started with overweight rating at HSBC, target price 320p
Morgan Crucible started with add rating at RBS, 184p price target
Next initiated with underweight rating at Barclays
Pace initiated with buy rating at Singer, 270p price target
Psion downgraded to fair value from buy at Singer, target cut to 100p from 120p
Punch Taverns started with overweight rating at HSBC, target price 120p
Reed Elsevier upgraded to outperform from underperform at Exane BNP Paribas, target price raised to 600p from 440p
Rentokil Initial upgraded to buy from add at Oriel
Shire raised to hold from sell at Berenberg
Tate & Lyle downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche, with its target upped to 475p from 450p

23rd October 2009 - Broker share tips

BT Group initiated with hold rating at ING
Cable & Wireless initiated with hold recommendation at ING
Filtrona raised to buy from add at Numis, target price 199p
GlaxoSmithKline has been cut to hold from buy at Jefferies, target upped to 1,350p from 1,300p
Hamworthy initiated at Altium with buy recommendation, 300p target price
Hays started at KBC Peel Hunt with sell rating, 90p price target
Ladbrokes initiated as sell at Panmure Gordon, target price 112p
Lamprell downgraded to sell from hold at McCall, Aitken, McKenzie, target price 158p
National Express upgraded to buy from sell at Collins Stewart
Rank Group started with buy rating at Panmure Gordon, target price 113p
Rathbone raised to reduce from sell at Arden
Royal Dutch Shell cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price 2000p. Cut to accumulate from buy at NCB
SDL started at Altium with buy rating, 475p price target
Spirax-Sarco downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS
Stagecoach upgraded to buy from sell at Collins Stewart
Vodafone started as buy at ING, price target 165p
William Hill initiated at hold by Panmure Gordon, target price 164p

22nd October - Broker Share Tips

Autonomy downgraded to neutral from positive at Noble
Balfour Beatty upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Booker started at Cazenove with outperform rating
Experian upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 670p from 557p
FirstGroup started as buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 510p
Fox-Davies initiates on Matra Petroleum with buy recommendation, 11p target price
Home Retail upgraded to buy from neutral at Pali Intl, target price rising to 350p from 290p
London Stock Exchange downgraded to underperform from market-perform at BMO
Luminar upped to reduce from sell at Charles Stanley, target price cut to 75p from 90p
Mortice initiated with buy rating at Seymour Pierce, TP 70p
Savills upped to hold from sell at Numi
Xstrata cut to sell from reduce at Evolution, 820p price target
Xstrata resumed at Goldman Sachs with neutral rating, 1137p price target

21st October 2009 - Broker News

Abcam initiated with outperform rating at Seymour Pierce, target 950p
ARM Holdings downgraded to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 135p from 115p
Autonomy cut to sell from hold at Canaccord, target price falling to 1300p from 1500p
Barclays started at FBR Capital with outperform rating, 488p target price
BP downgraded from buy to accumulate at ODDO Securities
Centrica cut to neutral from outperform at Macquarie
Derwent London raised to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch
G Group has been started at Canaccord with a buy rating and a 375p price target
Halfords upgraded to buy from fair value at Singer, target rises to 449p
Hammerson upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch
Hays started at Evolution with buy rating, 130p target price
Hiscox raised to buy from hold at Execution
Inchcape downgraded to add from hold at Numis
Land Securities upgraded to neutral from underperform at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price rising to 650p from 550p
Lloyds started at FBR Capital with outperform rating
London Stock Exchange cut to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, TP stays 1000p
Meggitt cut to sell from hold at SocGen
Mitchells & Butlers upped to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 285p
Persimmon raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 549p from 535p
Redrow upgraded to hold from sell at Citigroup, target price stays 156p
Savills upped to hold from sell at Numis, target price 368p
St Modwen upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price rising to 280p from 255p
Standard Chartered upgraded to outperform from neutral at Exane BNP, TP rising to 1800p from 1400p
Straight initiated at Astaire with buy recommendation, 125p price target
Wolseley raised to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, price target 2100p

19th October 2009 - Broker News

Anglo American upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price 2,520p, up from 1,210p
Aveva downgraded to underperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, target price 95p
Aveva upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 1136p from 848p
Aveva upped to buy from hold at Numis
Cable & Wireless cut to hold from buy at Citigroup
COLT Telecom raised to buy from hold at Astaire
Experian upgraded to buy from add at Oriel
GKN upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen
Laird upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price rising to 260p from 145p
Liberty International raised to reduce from sell at Evolution
Lloyds Banking upgraded from reduce to buy at Oriel
Marks & Spencer downgraded to outperform from market-perform at Bernstein
Marks & Spencer upgraded to add from neutral at Arden
Meggitt cut to sell from hold at SocGen
N Brown cut to sell from reduce at Oriel
National Express upgraded to buy at Collins Stewart, target price 507p
National Express upped to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 450p
Savills upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, target price raised to 377p from 225p
Stagecoach upgraded to buy from sell at Collins Stewart, target price 178p
Stagecoach restarted at Morgan Stanley with equal-weight rating and 174p price target
Unilever upgraded to neutral from sell at UBS, target 1780p
Wellstream downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS, target price 520p
Xstrata resumed at UBS with buy rating, target price rising to 1170p from 863p
Xstrata reinitiated at Deutsche with buy rating, target price rising to 1190p from 862p

16th October 2009 - Broker News

Aggreko upped to buy from add at Numis
Ashmore downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Ashmore upgraded to positive from neutral at Noble
Ashmore upgraded to buy from fair value at Singer
Aveva has been cut to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target rising to 848p from 819p
Aegis raised to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target upped to 100p from 76p
BG Group cut to sell from buy at ICAP
Britvic cut to hold from add at Numis
Burberry upgraded to buy from accumulate at ODDO
Capital & Regional lifted to overweight from neutral at JP Morgan, target price raised to 40p from 10p
Capital & Regional upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
CareTech Holdings downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target price moved to 500p from 488p
Chemring started at HSBC with overweight rating, 3200p price target
Connaught downgraded to add from buy at Brewin Dolphin, target price lifted to 495p from 465p
Games Workshop upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 327p
Immundiagnostic Systems cut to hold from buy Panmure Gordon, target raised to 523p from 470p
Lloyds Banking upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche, target price rises to 115p from 100p
Meggitt downgraded to sell from hold at SocGen
Northern Foods upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price increased to 72p from 59p
PartyGaming cut to add from buy at Numis.
Premier Foods cut to underweight from neutral at JP Morgan, TP 36p vs 38p
Randgold Resources upgraded to outperform from sector perform at RBC Capital Markets, raising target price to 5200p from 4200p
Rentokil Initial downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Savile initiated at Finncap with 95p price target
United Business Media upped to add from hold at Oriel

15th October 2009 - Broker News

Aggreko raised to buy from hold at Altium, target price increased to 825p from 665p
Aggreko raised to buy from add at Numis, target price rising to 900p from 750p
ARM Holdings upgraded to neutral from negative at Noble
Bloomsbury cut to sell from hold at Altium, TP 115p vs 110p
Brit Insurance raised to add from buy at Oriel
Britvic cut to hold from buy at Shore Capital
Catlin cut to add from buy at Oriel
Cairn Energy cut to add from buy at Evolution, target price 3200p
Cairn Energy downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies, target price raised to 3100p from 3000p
Dana Petroleum raised to add from hold at Numis
Easyjet started as buy at Arbuthnot, price target 500p
Fidessa raised to buy from neutral at Evolution, price target rising to 1430p from 1000p
Lloyds Banking upped to buy from reduce at Oriel
Marks & Spencer raised to neutral from add at Arden
Mitchells & Butlers upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, price target increased to 250p from 240p
Old Mutual upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, price target 137p
Oxford BioMedica upped to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, TP rises to 17p from 12p
Resolution started at Nomura with neutral rating, 99p price target
RSA Insurance upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, price target 145p
Southern Cross Healthcare started at Panmure Gordon with buy recommendation and 156p price target
Weir Group raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price 880p up from 690p

14th October 2009 - Broker News

Amlin upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse, target price 455p up from 450p
Care UK cut to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target rises to 399p from 377p
Centrica upgraded to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley
Drax downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley
GKN cut to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch
Halfords upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC, target price rises to 475p from 390p
International Power downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley
International Personal Finance upgraded to outperform from market-perform at WH Ireland
International Personal Finance upgraded to neutral from negative at Noble
ITV raised to neutral from reduce at Nomura, target price 55p
ITV raised to hold from underperform at Jefferies, target increased to 50p from 36p
Lloyds raised to buy from reduce at Oriel, target price upped to 110p from 90p
Man Group upped to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price rising to 400p from 275p
National Grid upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target 710p
Qinetiq cut to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target 155p
United Business Media downgraded to sell from hold at Citigroup, target stays 425p
Whitbread raised to hold from add at Numis

13th October 2009 - Broker News

Aggreko started at Nomura with neutral rating and 700p price target
ASOS started at buy at SocGen, price target 485p
Bellway upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price rising to 872p from 799p
Bellway upgraded to buy from add at Numis, price target rising to 1007p from 882
Brit Insurance downgraded to add from buy at Oriel
Bunzl started at Nomura with buy rating and 700p price target
Capita started at Nomura with buy rating and 900p price target
Catlin cut to add from buy at Oriel
Clapham House upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 70p
Dechra Pharma started as buy at Seymour Pierce, target 515p
Inchcape upgraded to buy from hold at Investec, target price raised to 41p from 27p
International Personal Finance upped to neutral from negative at Noble
JJB Sports raised to buy from sell at Altium, target price upped to 39p from 21p
Marks & Spencer cut to sell from hold at Execution
Millennium & Copthorne cut to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, TP 400p up from 280p
Next downgraded to hold from buy at Execution
Northumbrian Water downgraded to underperform from outperform at Credit Suisse, target cut to 256p from 301p
Pennon downgraded to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse, target cut to 520p from 593p
Tate & Lyle upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target price rising to 550p from 300p
VT Group downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price increased to 600p from 550p
Whitbread upgraded to hold from add at Numis, 1333p price target
Wolseley upgraded to neutral from reduce at Nomura, target price rising to 1,500p from 1,200p

8th October 2009 - Questor Share Tips (Daily Telegraph)

Petropavlovsk (POG) - Buy 1030p
Cranswick (CWK) - Buy 706.5p

7th October 2009 - Broker News

ARM Holdings raised to buy from hold at RBS, target price lifted to 180p from 121p
Asos initiated with overweight rating by HSBC, price target 435p
BAE Systems downgraded to hold from buy at Charles Stanley
BP downgraded to hold from buy at RBS, price target cut to 555p from 565p
British Airways downgraded to sell from hold at SocGen, target raised to 180p from 125p
Bunzl upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price rises to 641p from 466p
Carpetright started at underweight at HSBC, target price 700p
Carphone Warehouse upped to hold from sell at SpocGen, target price raised to 184p from 134p.
Chloride cut to sell from underperform at Seymour Pierce, 147p target price
Chloride cut to hold from add at Numis
Colliers CRE upgraded to buy from sell at Panmure Gordon, raising target price to 35p from 15p
Debenhams, Mothercare, Sports Direct and Ted Baker started at overweight by HSBC
Easyjet upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen, target price 445p up from 285p
InterContinental Hotels Group upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target is 970p, up from 550p
Kingfisher upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target rising to 250p from 225p
Kingfisher upgraded to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target rising to 215p from 145p
Lloyds Banking downgraded to underperform from in line at Fox-Pitt Kelton, target price 80p
Michael Page downgraded to sell from underperform at Seymour Pierce, 250p target price
Mouchel downgraded to sell from buy at Panmure Gordon with 190p target priced
Northern Foods downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target cut to 72p from 75p
Northern Foods downgraded to sell from reduce at Numis
Northumbrian Water upgraded to neutral from underweight at HSBC, target rises to 260p from 250p
Pennon upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC, target rises to 690p from 655p
Rentokil upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price rises to 135p from 99p
Robert Walters cut to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price rising to 175p from 168p
Ryanair upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen, target price €4.25 up from €3
Severn Trent raised to neutral from underweight at HSBC, target falls to 1020p from 1040p
Smith & Nephew cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price stays 555p
Tesco cut to hold from add at Numis, target lifted to 420p from 400p
Tesco raised to hold from sell at Oriel
Topps Tiles cut to neutral from overweight at HSBC
Whitbread downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price 1400p up from 1250p

6th October 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Rolls-Royce upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price raised to 550p from 465p
Northern Foods cut to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon after trading statement, target price lowered to 60p from 63p
BP downgraded to hold from buy at RBS
Carillion upgraded to buy from add at Numis
Chloride cut to sell from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Dimension Data upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target up to 75p from 55p
ILX started at house broker FinnCap with 44p price target
Intermediate Capital downgraded to hold from buy at Numis
Jardine Lloyd Thompson raised to add from hold at Numis
Jetion Solar started at Hanson Westhouse with buy, 101p target price
JKX Oil & Gas downgraded to sell from hold at Troika Dialog
Land Securities downgraded to sell from hold at Collins Stewart
PZ Cussons raised to hold from reduce at Numis
Shire Pharma downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, target price 1160p
Telecity reinstated as buy at Altium, target price raised to 400p from 350p
Wellstream started at Morgan Stanley with underweight rating, 610p price target

5th October 2009 - Broker Tips

Barclays was upgraded to neutral from sell at UBS, target price rising to 380p from 330p
Aberdeen Asset Management upgraded to fair value from sell at Singer, target price rises to 135p from 110p
Antofagasta raised to buy from sell at RBS
ASOS started at UBS with buy rating, 455p price target
BHP Billiton upgraded to buy from hold at RBS
Booker Group started at UBS with neutral rating, 42p price target
Carpetright started at UBS with sell rating, 735p price target
Close Brothers upgraded to add from hold at Numis
Dignity started at UBS with neutral rating, 635p price target
French Connection upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price raised to 70p from 50p
HMV upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Icap upgraded to buy from fair value at Numis
Inchcape initiated at UBS with neutral rating, 30p price target
Intec Telecom Systems upped to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon
Kingfisher raised to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price rises to 238p from 220p
Marks & Spencer downgraded to sell from hold at Execution
Mothercare initiated at UBS with neutral rating, 57p price target
N Brown started at UBS with neutral rating, 245p price target
Sage Group downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies
Vedanta Resources upgraded to buy from hold at RBS

2nd October 2009 - Broker Tips

Aberdeen Asset Mngt has been cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price is 155p, up from 150p
Babcock raised to add from hold at Numis
Barratt Developments raised to buy from add at Numis
Brewin Dolphin cut to sell from reduce at Numis
BSkyB upgraded to neutral from sell at Barclays Stockbrokers
Domino’s Pizza downgraded to hold from buy at WH Ireland
Dunelm started with buy rating at Singer, price target 360p
Hunting cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price remains 400p
ICAP upgraded to buy from fair value at Singer, target rises to 470p from 415p
ICAP raised to hold from reduce at Numis
Inchcape raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price upped to 42p from 29p
Mondi upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse
Morrison initiated as sell at Citigroup, target price 265p
Sainsbury initiated as sell at Citigroup, target price 300p
Schroders upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price rises to 1410p from 1080p
Tesco initiated as sell at Citigroup, target price 360p
Thomas Cook upgraded to buy from neutral at MF Global

1st October - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares magazine has an article titled "Miners with the Midas touch" as well as the following share tips.

Victrex (VCT) - Buy 724p - Page 8
Dana Petroleum (DNX) - "Speculative buy" 1,386p - Page 8
AstraZeneca (AZN) - Sell 2,837p - Page 8
Westminster (WSG:AIM) - Buy 38p - Page 12
Petra Diamonds (PDL:AIM) - Buy 67.25p - Page 13
Avon Rubber (AVON) - Buy 81p - Page 24

1st October 2009 - Broker News

British Land upped to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs
CRH upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Ferrexpo raised to hold from sell at Deutsche, target price 166p
Liberty International upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs
Lonmin cut to sell from hold at Deutsche, target price 1279p
Misys downgraded to sell from hold at Canaccord, target price cut to 180p from 200p
Redhall cut to hold from buy at Altium, target price 195p down from 275p
Segro downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Vedanta upped to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price raised to 2623p from 2312p
Aberdeen Asset Management upgraded to buy from hold at Canaccord
Babcock International downgraded to hold from buy at Numis
Close Bros upgraded to hold from sell at Canaccord
F&C Asset Management upgraded to hold from sell at Canaccord
Pendragon raised to buy from hold at Citigroup, target 50p
Smiths Industries cut to hold from add at Numis
St Modwen downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Travis Perkins upped to add from hold at Numis
Wincanton started at JP Morgan with neutral recommendation, target price 271p
Wolseley was upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price raised to 1,750p from 1,040p

 


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