Share Tips

September 2009 share tips including Daily Telegraph Share tips from Questor 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 September 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Legal & General has been upgraded to hold from sell at Deutsche, with a target price of 82p
British Land initiated with sell rating Land Securities at Panmure Gordon, target price 435p
Land Securities initiated with sell rating at Panmure Group, target price 573p
ACM Shipping cut to hold from buy at Charles Stanley, target price 210p
AstraZeneca cut to sell at Collins Stewart, target 2676p
Burberry upgraded to buy from hold at RBS
Centrica cut to reduce from hold at Kepler
Chime Communications raised to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price rises to 200p from 190p
Chloride cut to hold from add at Charles Stanley, target price 150p
Clarkson cut to add from buy at Charles Stanley, target price 954p
Dairy Crest downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Hamworthy downgraded to outperform from buy at Jefferies, target price 240p
Harvey Nash downgraded to reduce from hold at Charles Stanley, target price 40p
MITIE Group upgraded to add from hold at Numis, price target 281p
Paddy Power cut to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price €20 up from €17
Pendragon raised to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price 50p
Renishaw cut to underperform from market-perform at WH Ireland
Sage raised to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price upped to 270p from 217p
TUI Travel downgraded to add from buy at Numis

29th September 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Airea raised to add from hold at Brewin Dolphin, target price 17p
Anglo American cut to hold from buy at SocGen
Ashmore raised to neutral from negative at Noble
Camco downgraded to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 21p
Charter upgraded to buy from hold at Numis
Clapham House cut to hold from buy at Altium, target reduced to 75p from 110p
Compass downgraded to buy from strong buy at Charles Stanley
Future cut to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price stays 20p
Future downgraded to hold from buy at Altium, target price cut to 22p from 25p
GlaxoSmithKline: switch to AstraZeneca and Shire advised by Astaire after vaccine death
Mitie Group downgraded to underperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, target price set at 225p
Moss Bros upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target raised to 39p from 28p
Wincanton upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Wolseley downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Wolseley upgraded to hold from sell at Oriel

28th Spetember 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Home Retail Group was cut to underperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target stays 235p
Wolseley raised to buy from hold at Deutsche, target rises to 1655p from 1594p
Autonomy upgraded to buy from fair value at Singer, target price 1850p, up from 1450p
Cable & Wireless downgraded to hold from buy at ING
Cairn Energy down graded to sell from hold at Collins Stewart
Carnival upgraded to buy from hold at Charles Stanley
Games Workshop downgraded to hold from buy at Altium, target stays 327p
Halma upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target raised to 255p from 195p
Invensys downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, price target raised to 320p from 275p
Next upgraded to hold from sell at ING
RBS cut to sell from hold at ING, target upped to 46p from 40p
ReneSola downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target cut to 215p from 275p
United Utilities cut to sell from reduce at Charles Stanley
Valiant Petroleum initiated at RBC with sector-perform rating, 630p target

25th September 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

This week, Investors Chronicle magazine has articles on "How to survive deflation", "FTSE looks overbought" and "Best trading systems" as well as the following share tips

Spirent Communications (SPT) - Buy 87p - Page 42,43
Chemring (CHG) - Buy 2429p - Page 43,44
Spice (SPI) - Buy 82p - Page 44
Pan African Resources (PAF) - Buy 6.5p - Page 45
Intelligent Environments Group (IEN) - Buy 11p - Page 46
Fairpoint Group (FRP) - Buy 63p - Page 46

24th September - Broker News

British Airways has been cut to hold from buy at Citigroup, target raised to 250p from 240p
AstraZeneca cut to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price 2675p
Barratt Developments cut to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price 172p ex-rights
Charlemagne Capital raised to buy from fair value at Singer, target price 20p up from 13p
Charter raised to buy from neutral at UBS, target proce upped to 850p from 600p
Hays downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price 130p up from 115p
JD Sports downgraded from buy to fair value at Singer, target price raised to 663p from 555p
Micro Focus upped to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price 440p
Phoenix IT upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price rises to 275p from 240p
Punch Taverns raised to buy from sell at Evolution, target price 160p up from 120p
PV Crystalox started at HSBC with overweight rating, 120p price target
ReneSola started at HSBC with underweight rating, 120p price target
United Business Media upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 550p from 450p

25th September 2009 - Broker News

Barclays has been upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen, target price raised to 440p from 260p
Luminar downgraded to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price cut to 82p from 140p
Luminar downgraded to neutral from add at Evolution, target cut to 95p from 150p
ARM Holdings upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS
AstraZeneca started as hold at Berenberg Bank
Carnival started as buy at Nomura, 2700p price target
Compass started as buy at Nomura, 495p price target
DSG International cut to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley
Enterprise Inns upped to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, 130p price target remains
Enterprise Inns started as neutral at Nomura, 150p price target
Greene King started as reduce at Nomura, 440p price target
InterContinental started as buy at Nomura, 910 price target
Ladbrokes started as reduce at Nomura, 185p price target
Marston's started as reduce at Nomura, 100p price target
Mitchells & Butlers started as buy at Nomura, 345 price target
Panmure Gordon raises Tate & Lyle target to 400p from 355p after trading update
Petrofac downgraded to underperform from neutral at BoA Merrill Lynch, 930p target held
Provident Financial downgraded to hold from buy at Altium, target remains 980p
Punch Taverns started as neutral at Nomura, 120p price target
Robert Walters cut to sell from hold at Altium, target price stays 140p
Thomas Cook started as reduce at Nomura, 245p price target
TUI Travel started as neutral at Nomura, 280p price target
Whitbread started as buy at Nomura, 1435p price target
William Hill started as neutral at Nomura, 190p price target

23rd September 2009 - Broker News

Prudential upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Carnival upgraded to buy from neutral at Evolution, the target price set at 3,000p
Carnival cut to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse, with a target of 2,260p
Amlin downgraded to in-line from outperform at Fox-Pitt Cochran Caronia
Arriva downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS
Aviva upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Blacks Leisure upped to hold from sell at Altium, target price stays 43p
Chaucer raised to outperform from in-line at Fox-Pitt Cochran Caronia
Close Brothers upgraded to buy from add at Arden
CVS Group upped to buy from hold at Investec, target price rising to 180p from 140p
Enterprise Inns downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS
Go-Ahead downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS
Greene King downgraded to sell from buy at UBS
Highland Gold Mining downgraded to hold from buy at Investec, target price 74p up from 66p
Liberty Intl raised to hold from sell at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 298p
Marston's downgraded to sell from buy at UBS
Mitchell's & Butlers downgraded to sell from neutral at UBS
Old Mutual raised to in-line from underperform at Cazenove
PV Crystalox Solar cut to hold from buy at Jefferies, target price falls to 76p from 111p
RPC upgraded to buy from hold at Altium, target price rising to 300p from 250p
St James's Place upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove

22nd September 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Greggs has been initiated at Evolution with a buy rating and a 500p price target
Arriva raised to hold from sell at Astaire
Derwent London started at Morgan Stanley with overweight rating, 1120p price target
EDI started at Evolution with buy recommendation and 137p price target
Euromoney raised to buy from neutral at UBS, target price upped to 500p from 230p
Findel cut to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, judged fairly valued
Kirkland Lake Gold initiated at Panmure Gordon with buy rating and 644p price target
Misys upped to buy from neutral at UBS, target raised to 230p from 195p
Phoenix IT upped to buy from neutral at UBS ahead of interims, target price 255p from 230p
Shire upgraded to hold from underperform at Jefferies, target price upped to 1050p from 770p
Taylor Wimpey cut to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 39p
Trinity Mirror moved to sell from hold at RBS, target price 130p
Tullow Oil started as hold at Canaccord Adams, target price 1180p
UBM cut to underperform from hold at Jefferies, target price lowered to 400p from 430p
Wilmington upped to buy from add at RBS, target price rising to 150p from 114p

21st September 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Cable & Wireless has been cut to hold from buy at ING, target price is reduced to 155p from 160p
Antofagasta raised to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target upped to 1089p from 970p
ASOS downgraded to hold from buy at Altium, target price stays 375p
Assura upgraded to buy from hold at Investec, target price 35p
Balfour Beatty downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Conygar initiated at Collins Stewart with buy rating, 169p target
ENRC upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price raised to 1030p from 750p
Great Portland Estates cut to underperform from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price 265p
Informa cut to neutral from buy at MF Global
ITV downgraded to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan, target price raised to 58p from 49p
Next raised to hold from sell at ING, price target upped to 1900p from 1360p
Royal Dutch Shell upgraded to buy from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price 2050p up from 1650p
Stagecoach started at RBS as a hold, target price 150p
Thorntons cut to sell from hold at Altium, target price remains 105p
Tullow Oil downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price upped to 1285p from 1250p
Vedanta cut to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target price lowered to 2434p from 2527p
Vernalis initiated with 'fair value' rating at Singer, target price 102p

18th September 2009 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

This week, Investors Chronicle magazine has articles on "Low risk oil shares", "FTSE could hit 5,350" and "The best US shares"" as well as the following share tips

Ashtead (AHT) - Sell 93p - Page 40,41
Xchanging (XCH) - Buy 226p - Page 41,43
Smiths News (NWS) - Buy 122p - Page 43
Mediterranean Oil & Gas (MOG) - Buy 52p - Page 44
Johnson Service (JSG) - Buy 20p - Page 46
May Gurney Int. Services (MAYG) - Buy 205p - Page 46

18th September 2009 - UK Broker tips

WS Atkins raised to buy from hold at Brewin Dolphin, target price upped from 700p to 850p
Cosalt downgraded to add from buy at Evolution, target price 12p
AVEVA raised to buy from hold at Investec, target price increased to 1000p from 750p
French Connection raised to hold from sell at Altium, target price upped to 50p from 35p
Hays upgraded to hold from sell at Deutsche, target lifted to 115p from 63p
Michael Page upgraded to hold from sell at Deutsche, target raised to 333p from 155p
Primary Health Properties cut to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 321p
Rolls-Royce upped to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 530p from 420p
SABMiller upped to buy from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 1700p from 1300p
St James's Place upped to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 225p from 150p
Standard Chartered upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target rising to 227p from 220p
Telecom Plus started at Brewin Dolphin with buy rating, 378p price target

17th September - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares magazine has an article titled "The best director deals" as well as the following share tips.

Korean National Oil Company (KNOC) - "Speculative Buy" 1422p - Page 8
Prezzo (PRZ:AIM) - Buy 33.25p - Page 8
Sainsbury (SBRY) - Buy 333.6p - Page 8
ZincOx (ZOX:AIM) - Buy 69.5p - Page 12
ILX Group (ILX:AIM) - Buy 34.5p - Page 13

16th September 2009 - Daily Telegraph Share Tips (Questor)

Genus - Buy 700p - Business section, page B6
Hargreaves Services - Buy 643p - Business section, page B6

16th September 2009 - Broker Tips

Xstrata has been upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, target price rising to 1,050p from 625p
Evolution starts coverage of GlaxoSmithKline (buy), and AstraZeneca (sell)
Robert Walters upped to buy from sell at KBC Peel Hunt, target increased to 250p from 70p
Morson upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price rises to 150p from 65p
Northgate cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price stays 26p
Ashmore upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price rising to 275p from 220p
Booker initiated as buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 45p

14th September 2009 - Broker Tips

HSBC has been upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura, target price rising to 750p from 600p
Aegis moved to add from hold at Numis, target price 123p
AstraZeneca cut to reduce from hold at Bank Vontobel
Barratt Developments upgraded to hold from sell at Citigroup
British Land upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Asia Digital started as buy at house broker Daniel Stewart, target price2.5p
BSkyB moved to buy from add at Numis, 684p
Berkeley Group upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, price target upped to 1130p from 875p
Croda International downgraded to market-perform from outperform at WH Ireland
Domino's Pizza upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Great Portland upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Home Retail upgraded to add from hold at Oriel
Huntsworth moved to add from buy at Numis, 92p
Imagination Technologies initiated as buy at Evolution, target price 225p
IMI upped to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price raised to 550p from 270p
ITE moved to buy from add at Numis, 136p
ITV moved to hold from add at Numis, 53p
Johnson Matthey cut to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target risies to 1450p from 1400p
Kesa Electricals cut to add from buy at Natixis. Downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Kesa Electricals upgraded to hold from sell at Oriel
Maxima raised to buy from hold at Charles Stanley, target 190p
Millenium & Copthorne upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target price rising to 500p from 310p
Mothercare upgraded to neutral from underperform at KBC Peel Hunt
Redrow downgraded to conviction sell at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 178p from 174p
Reed Elsevier moved to hold from add at Numis, 481p
Scottish & Southern initiated as overweight at HSBC, price target 1350p
Shanta Gold started as buy at house broker Fairfax, target price 24p
Vodafone rated neutral at UBS as short-term sell removed, target price upped to 130p from 115p
WPP moved to add from buy at Numis, 597p
WS Atkins downgraded to market-perform from outperform at WH Ireland
Yell Group moved to reduce from sell at Numis, 63p
YouGov moved to buy from add at Numis, 67p
Yule Catto raised to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price upped to 190p from 70p
888 Holdings upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt

11th September 2009 - Broker Share Tips

Morrison was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Exane BNP Paribas, target price 315p
Antofagasta upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse, target price raised to 650p from 600p
ASOS upgraded to buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 400p
Cadbury upgraded to neutral from underweight at HSBC, target rises to 880p from 540p
Cadbury cut to neutral from buy at Nomura, target price 805p
Cadbury upgraded to buy from hold at Investec
COLT Telecom raised to hold from sell at Investec
Home Retail raised to neutral from sell at Pali Intl, target price raised to 290p from 240p
Home Retail upgraded to hold from sell at Oriel
JD Wetherspoon raised to buy from hold at Altium, target price rising to 600p from 500p
Kesa Electricals downgraded to hold from add at Numis
Millenium & Copthorne upped to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target price raised to 500p from 310p
Mothercare downgraded to hold at KBC Peel Hunt, target rises to 660p from 448p
Old Mutual upgraded to neutral from underperform at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price raised to 97p from 86p
Sports Direct cut to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price 115p down from 140p
Sthree downgraded to hold from buy at Seymour Pierce, target price 250p
Vodafone lifted to buy from hold at Investec
888 holdings upped to buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price 93p

8th September 2009 - Broker News

Whitbread raised to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target rising to 1,331p from 900p
Babcock started at Canaccord with buy rating and 600p price target
Cadbury cut to hold from buy at Kepler, target price 850p
Charlemagne Capital upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 17p from 14p
Daily Mail upped to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price rises to 447p from 360p
Dimension Data raised to hold from sell at Deutsche
Intercontinental Hotels raised to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse, target price rising to 910p from 527p
RSA started as hold at Jefferies, price target 135p
SQS Software Quality upped to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, raising target price from 189p to 205p

7th September 2009 - Broker News

BAE Systems upgraded to accumulate from hold at CM-CIC
British Airways initiated at Deutsche with hold rating, 175p target price
Easyjet initiated at Deutsche with buy rating
Fenner raised to buy from hold at Brewin Dolphin, target price upped to 175p from 87p
ATH Resources downgraded to hold from add at Evolution, target stays 146p
Northgate raised to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price rises to 26p from 11.6p
PureCircle cut to hold from buy at Investec
Rolls-Royce downgraded to sell from hold at CM-CIC
Signet Jewelers raised to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price upped to 1896p from 1276p
Ryanair initiated at Deutsche with hold rating, €3.50 target price
Smurfit Kappa upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Sports Direct upgraded to buy from hold at Seymour Pierce

4th September 2009 - Investors Chronicle Magazine

Investors Chronicle has articles "The Only Banks To Own" and "Dividends On Tap" as well as the following share tips

Serco (SRP) - Buy 456p - Page 44
Severn Trent (SVT) - Buy 962p - Page 45
Chesnara (CSN) - Buy 170p - Page 47
PayPoint - Sell 486p - Page 48
CLS Holdings (CLI) - Buy 445p - Page 50
H&T Group (HAT) - Buy 268p - Page 50

3rd September - Shares Magazine Share Tips

Shares Magazine has an article titled "Wireless wonders - Make money from the mobile revolution" as well as the following share tips.

Game (GMG) - Buy 88p - Page 6
Majestic Wine (MJW:AIM) - Buy 208p - Page 6
Fenner (FENR) - Buy 115p - Page 10
Alexander Mining (AXM:AIM) Buy 7.5p - Page 11


Magazine and newspaper share tips