Share Tips

February 2010 share tips from newspapers (including The Telegraph and The Times), financial magazines (including Investors Chronicle and Shares) websites and brokers.

28th February 2010 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

The Mail On Sunday

Dairy Crest - 360.5p - "At these prices it looks undervalued and is a buy"

The Sunday Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Buy RBS at 37.5p if you have interest in the long-term
Buy Lloyds BAnking Group at 52.5p

27th February 2010 - Saturday Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Buy BAT 2,179.5p
Hold RSA 129.7p

24th February - FTSE

At the close, the FTSE100 was up 27.83 points at 5,342.92
Tthe FTSE250 off 28.67 points at 9,359.18

24th February 2010 - Questor Share Tips

Petra Diamonds - buy - 59.25p
Acquisitive Bunzl - buy - 678p

22nd February 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Bunzl upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, with the target price raised to 741p from 660p
Ladbrokes upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS
Morgan Crucible upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies
Rightmove downgraded to add from buy at Numis
Segro raised to hold from sell at Day by Day
Shire downgraded to sell from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price 1300p up from 1220p
SkyePharma started at Singer with 'fair value' rating and 67p target price
WS Atkins started with hold rating at Citigroup
WS Atkins raised to neutral from reduce at Nomura

21st February - The Sunday Times Share Tips - Inside The City

Capita - "There could be more value to be had here"
Rightmove - "It cannot prevent another property bubble from inflating but, meanwhile, at 19 times earnings, the shares will continue being pumped up too"

19th February 2010 - Broker Share Views

Aviva upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
BAE Systems upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
British Land started with buy at Citigroup
British Land upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day.
Cable & Wireless upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Easyjet downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS
Land Securities started with buy at Citigroup and upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Hammerson started with buy at Citigroup and lifted to buy from hold at SocGen
Halfords upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Legal & General raised to buy from hold at Day by Day
Logica upgraded to hold from reduce at SNS Securities.
Man Group upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
RBS upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Rolls-Royce upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Segro upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Vedanta upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC
WS Atkins raised to neutral from reduce at Nomura

18th February 2010 - Questor Share Tips (Daily Telegraph)

Domino's Pizza - Buy at 327p "it's not just a recession winner" says Questor
Hargreaves Services - Buy at 736½p "as coal is far from burnt out"

18th February 2010 - FTSE

At the close of business, the FTSE100 was up 48.45 points at 5,325.09
Tthe FTSE250 finished ahead 55.35 points at 9,385.27

17 February 2010 - Broker Tips

Advanced Medical Solutions started as buy at Singer, target price 40p.
Arriva initiated at Deutsche as buy
Barclays upgraded to buy from hold at RBS
Dominos Pizza raised to outperform from market-perform at WH Ireland
Electrocomponents upped to hold from sell at RBS
FirstGroup initiated at Deutsche as buy
Halfords upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC
Johnson Matthey upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day.
Keller initiated as buy at Citigroup
Lonmin cut to sell from hold at Day by Day
McBride initiated with buy recommendation, 270p target price, at Altium
Mitchells & Butlers upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche
National Express - hold - Deutsche
Optos initiated as buy at Singer, target price 128p
Qinetiq raised to buy from hold at Citigroup
Reed Elsevier upgraded to overweight from neutral at JP Morgan
Stagecoach - hold - Deutsche
Synergy Health started with fair value rating at Singer, target price 667p
Trinity Mirror upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan
VT Group raised to hold from sell at Citigroup
Xstrata cut to sell from hold at Day by Day

11th February 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Auarius Platinum reiterated reduce at Evolution
Autonomy reiterated conviction buy at Goldman
BT Group reiterated buy at Merrill, target 175p
Cable & Wireless reiterated buy at RBS, target raised to 175p from 148p
Carpetright set at sell by Goldman, target raised to 901p from 855p
CSR reiterated buy at CitiGroup, target raised to 575p from 550p
Debenhams reiterated buy at Goldman, target cut to 93p from 111p
Diageo reiterated hold at Shore
DSG Internatrional reiterated sell at Goldman, target price cut to 30.6p from 34.4p
Halfords reiterated neutral at Goldman, target raised to 487p from 485p
HMV reiterated buy at Goldman, target cut to 120p from 126p
Home Retail Group reiterated sell at Goldman, target cut to 282p from 301p
Kesa Electricals reiterated sell at Goldman, target price cut to 136p from 145p
Marks & Spencer has been upgraded to conviction buy from buy at Goldman Sachs
National Express upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, target price cut to 250p from 360p
Next reiterated neutral at Goldman, target cut to 2412p from 2399p
Rio Tinto reiterated add at Evolution, target stays 3525p
Smith & Nephew upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley
Thomas Cook reiterated buy at Shore, target price 260p
Thomas Cook upgraded to buy from fair value at Raymond James
Trinity Mirror upped to buy from add at Numis
Wolfson Micro raised to buy from hold at Jefferies

9th Feburuary 2010 - FTSE

At close the FTSE 100 was up 19.51 points at 5111.84

5th February 2010 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

This week, Investors Chronicle has articles called "Withdraw from with-profits" and "The best tech funds" as well as the following share tips:

William Hill (WMH) - Buy 204.7p (Page 44)
Rightmove (RMV) - Sell 535p (Page 45,46)
London Mining (LON) - Buy 205p (Page 46)
Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDH) - Buy 695p (Page 47)
Sarasin Agrisar Fund - Buy(Page 48 - Tips Funds)

5th Februaty 2010 - Questor Share Tips

Unilever - Buy 1,867p
National Grid - Buy 627.5p

5th February 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Anglo American upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Autonomy raised to add from hold at Numi
BSkyB raised to buy at Deutsche, target price 700p
easyJet downgraded to hold from buy at UniCredit
Electrocomponents raised to hold from sell at Seymour Pierce, target price 185p
Intercontinental Hotels raised to outperform from neutral at Baird
JKX Oil & Gas raised to buy from add at Brewin Dolphin and at Oriel
Johnson Matthey upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan
Petropavlovsk upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse
PV Crystalox Solar started with buy rating at Nomura, target price 78p
Renesola initiated with buy rating at Nomura, target price 190p
Rio Tinto upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Royal Dutch Shell resumed with add rating at Petercam
Sceptre Leisure cut to hold for outperform at house broker Seymour Pierce

4th February 2010 - Daily Telegraph (Questor Share Tips)

Imperial Tobacco - Buy 2,068p
BHP Billiton - Buy 1,931.5p

2nd February 2010 - Questor Share Tips (Daily Telegraph)

Today, Questor has buy recommendations for Cranswick (755p) and Ryanair (3.5825 Euro)

1st February 2010 - Broker Share News

AstraZeneca cut to reduce from add at Natixis and to sell from buy at ODDO.
Barratt Developments buy rating given by Deutsche, 193p target price
Bellway hold rating by Deutsche with a target price of 877p
Berkeley Group started with hold rating at Deutsche, target price 896p
Bovis Homes started with hold rating at Deutsche, target price 490p
Persimmon initiated with buy rating at Deutsche, target price 571p
Redrow started with buy rating at Deutsche, target price 168p
Provident Financial cut to neutral from buy at Janney
Schroders cut to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse, target price reduced to 1360p from 1415p
Shire upgraded to outperform from neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
Stobart Group downgraded to hold from buy at Numis
Taylor Wimpey started with buy rating at Deutsche, target price 63p
United Utilities upgraded to accumulate from hold at Charles Stanley


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