February 2013 - Share Tips Archive

February 2013 share tips from newspapers (including Questor in The Telegraph, The Times and The Independent), financial magazines (including Investors Chronicle and Shares), websites and brokers.

28 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Petrofac - Buy

28 February 2013 - Broker Tips

Bovis Homes Group - Deutsche Bank raises target price from 667p to 679p, downgrades to hold
Croda International - Goldman Sachs increases target price from 3150p to 3200p, maintains strong buying recommendation
Elementis - Goldman Sachs increases target price from 255p to 265p, maintains neutral rating

27 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Croda International - Hold
GKN - Hold

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Croda - Tempus suggests taking some profit
Provident Financial - Buy

27 February 2013 - Broker Tips

Antofagasta - JP Morgan reduces target price by 85p from 1485p to 1400p, retains overweight rating
Bunzl - Jefferies raises target price to 990p from 880p, keeps underperform rating
bwin.party digital entertainment - Citigroup upgrades to neutral, target price 140p
Filtrona - Citigroup increases target price from 540p to 670p, maintains neutral rating

26 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Genus - Hold
Persimmon - Questor says that Persimmon "remains a buy for income seekers"

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Hiscox - The shares are dear, but Hiscox is a good company with bags of potential

26 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Andor Technology - Investec increases target price to 500p from 460p, maintains buy recommendation
Associated British Foods - Nomura slightly increases target price to 1800p from 1790p, maintains neutral rating
Bovis Homes Group - Citigroup downgrades to neutral, target price 710p
bwin.party digital - Investec increases target price by 40p from 100p to 140p, maintains hold recommendation
Devro - Investec raises target price to 387p from 355p, reiterates buy recommendation
Greene King - JP Morgan increases target price to 740p from 680p, maintains overweight rating
Hargreaves London - Jefferies initiates with buy recommendation and 1000p target price
Hiscox - Nomura raises target price to 506p from 444p, retains a reduce rating
HSBC Holdings - JP Morgan increases target price to 755p from 725p to 755p, maintains overweight rating

24 February 2013 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

The Sunday Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Premier Foods - Questor (in the form of Ben Harrington as Garry White is away) advises investors that don't own Premier Foods shares to avoid
easyKet - Questor thinks that if easyJet enters the FTSE100 index next month easyJet will continue to deliver for investors - "Hold on for the ride"

Midas Share Tips - The Financial Mail on Sunday

Paragon - Those who already hold Paragon shares are advised to continue holding. While non-holders could consider buying now as the shares could still provide a good return

The Sunday Times

The Money section of The Sunday Times has an article called "Time to look overseas for top returns".
In the article a panel of experts give their "core" and "racy" suggestions for your ISA. They include Henderson Global Equity Income and Old Mutual Dynamic Equity as the core and racy tips of Jenna Barnard from Henderson while Justin Urquhart Stewart from Seven Investment Management plumps for Vanguard Small Cap Index and Templeton Frontier Markets.

22 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Hold Ladbrokes
Hold CSR

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Centamin - Still a punt

22 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Ashmore Group - Citigroup raises target price to 355p from 330p and upgrades to neutral
Babcock International - Citigroup increases target price to 1185p from 965p, keeps buy recommendation
BAE Systems - Deutsche Bank lifts target price to 375p from 360p, maintains buy recommendation
Capita Group - Citigroup raises target price from 870p to 990p, maintains buy recommendation
CSR - UBS raises target price to 450p from 330p, retains neutral rating

21 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Rexam - Questor recommends a "hold". Although Rexam "is worth having in your portfolio", Questor suggests waiting for "the shares to come off their current highs before buying"
Travis Perkins - Avoid

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Travis Perkins - Hold

21 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Here are some Broker share tips:

BHP Billiton - Citi Research moves to 'buy' to 'neutral'
Ladbrokes - Canaccord Genuity increases target price to 255p from 225p, maintains buy rating

20 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

InterContinental Hotels Group - Hold
Pendragon - Buy

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

InterContinental Hotels Group - Hold
Brammer - High enough for now

20 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Here are some Broker share tips:

Avocet Mining - Goldman Sachs upgrades from sell to neutral
Barclays - Goldman Sachs downgrades from buy to neutral
Compass Group - UBS increases target price to 790p from 770p, downgrades from buy to neutral
InterContinental Hotels Group - Morgan Stanley raises target price to 2200p from 1850p, maintains overweight rating
InterContinental Hotels Group - Exane BNP increases target price to 2100p from 1900p, maintains outperform rating
Morgan Crucible - Credit Suisse cuts target from 290p to 260p, downgrades from neutral to underperform

19 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Avoid UBM

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Hold Crest Nicholson

17 February 2013 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

The Sunday Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Buy Rio Tinto
Hold Tesco

The Mail on Sunday - Midas Share Tips

Buy Greencoat UK Wind

15 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

AMEC - Now a hold, down from buy
Rolls-Royce - Questor considers the shares a hold given recent share price rises

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Pennon - Hold

15 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Here are some Broker share tips:

Aberdeen Asset Management - UBS raises target price to 470p from 440p, reiterates buy recommendation
African Barrick Gold - Morgan Stanley reduces target price to 350p from 390p, maintains an equal-weight rating
AMEC - Liberum Capital reduces target price from 1158p to 1135p, retains hold recommendation
AMEC - UBS reduces target price to 1200p from 1285p, retains buy recommendation
AMEC - Nomura reduces target price from 1340p to 1300p, retains buy recommendation
ARM Holdings - Citigroup increases target price from 835p to 1070p, retains buy recommendation
Drax Group - Citigroup increases target price to 590p from 525p, retains neutral rating
Fresnillo - Citigroup reduces target price to 1520p from 1956p, downgrades to sell
Inchcape - UBS raises target price to 540p from 515p, keeps buy recommendation

14 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Questor suggests keeping an eye on the forthcoming Crest Nicholson float and buy on dips

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Tullow Oil is still a highly speculative stock according to Tempus

Broker Share Tips - 14 February 2013

Here are some Broker share tips:

African Barrick Gold - Deutsche Bank cuts target price to 340p from 410p to 340p, maintains hold recommendation
African Barrick Gold - Investec reduces target price to 315p from 405p, downgrades from buy to hold
AG Barr - Barclays downgrades to equal-weight
ASOS - HSBC raises target price to 3530p from 2750p to 3530p, upgrades to overweight
Barclays - Deutsche Bank increases target price from 360p to 380p, maintains buy recommendation
Barclays - Investec raises target price to 340p from 320p, downgrades from buy to hold
Brown (N) Group - HSBC raises target price to 430p from 420p, reiterates overweight rating

13 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Questor suggests holding G4S and buying HICL Infrastructure

Broker Share Tips - 13 February 2013

Here are some Broker share tips:

Barclays - Morgan Stanley raises target price to 400p from 386p, maintains overweight rating
Barclays - Credit Suisse increases target price to 290p from 250p, maintains neutral rating
Barclays - JP Morgan increases target price to 375p from 350p, maintains overweight rating
Catlin Group - Credit Suisse reduces target price to 495p from 525p, downgrades to underperform from neutral
Dunelm - UBS increases target price to 795p from 765p, downgrades to neutral
Duneml - Nomura increases target price to 690p from 662p, maintains neutral rating
Imagination Technologies Group - Deutsche Bank increases target price to 600p from 520p, reiterates buy recommendation
Pennon Group - JP Morgan raises target price from 670p to 695p, downgrades to neutral
Severn Trent - JP Morgan cuts target price to 1520p from 1610p to 1520p, reiterates a neutral rating
United Utilities - JP Morgan increases target price to 720p from 705p, retainins a neutral rating

12 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Questor suggests avoiding Essar Energy and Fidessa today

The Times - Tempus

Tempus thinks HICL Infrastructure Company is worth holding for the yield

Broker Share Tips - 12 February 2013

Here are some Broker share tips:

BAE Systems - JP Morgan lowers target price to 330p from 342p, maintains neutral rating
Fidessa Group - UBS raises target price to 1500p from 1420p, but keeps sell recommendation
QinetiQ Group - JP Morgan increases price target from 180p to 210p, maintains neutral rating
SAB Miller - UBS raises target price from 2950p to 3300p, maintains neutral rating
Standard Chartered - Deutsche Bank increases target price from 1657p to 1710p, maintains hold recommendation
Vodafone - Credit Suisse increases target price to 180p from 170p, maintains an outperform rating
Weir Group - Deutsche Bank increases target price to 2400p from 2100p, maintains buy recommendation

10 February 2013 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

The Sunday Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

In today's Sunday Telegraph, Questor gives both BP and Burberry hold ratings

8 February 2013 - Broker Share Tips

Dunelm Group - Deutsche Bank increases target price to 740p from 675p, maintains hold recommendation
Thomas Cook Group - Morgan Stanley raises target price to 100p from 60p, retains overweight rating

8 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Today's Telegraph share tips piece discusses Avon Rubber and Centrica

Centrica are tipped as a hold, down from a buy, while Questor suggests banking some of the gains in Avon Rubber share (they have risen 53% since they were tipped 4 months ago).

The Times

Dairy Crest is a strong hold

7 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Hold WS Atkins
Buy GlaxoSmithKline

Broker Share Tips - 6 February 2013

Here are some Broker share tips:

Ashmore - Morgan Stanley downgrades to equal-weight from from overweight
Astra Zeneca - Berenberg cuts target price to 3050p from 3100p to 3050p, reiterates hold recommendation
BG Group - Goldman Sachs increases target price to 1580p from 1560p, maintains strong buy
Barclays lowers target price to 1420p from 1450p to 1420p, maintains overweight rating
Centamin - Westhouse Securities downgrades to neutral from buy - target price 65p
Centrica - Berenberg raises target price from 365p to 370p, downgrades from buy to hold
Diageo - JP Morgan increases target price from 1775p to 1915p, keeps neutral rating
Enterprise Inns - Barclays upgrades to overweight
Hargreaves Landsdown - Numis raises target price from 696p to 715p, maintains hold rating
Inchcape - Panmure Gordon raises target price from 430p to 518p - reiterates hold recommendation
Lonrho - Jefferies cuts target price to 7p from 15p - downgrades from buy to hold
National Grid - Berenberg restarts with hold recommendation and target price of 700p
Schroders - Morgan Stanley upgrades to overweight
SSE - Berenberg increases target price to 1430p from 1400p, retains a hold recommendation
Talk Talk Telecom Group - Barclays raises target price from 235p to 300p, maintains overweight rating
TUI Travel - Deutsche Bank downgrades to hold, target price 265p
William Hill - Nomura increases target price to 320p from 315p, retains a reduce rating

6 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Hold Low & Bonar - "Trading on a 2013 multiple of nine times, falling to 7.7"
BG Group - "Questor is happy to keep a buy rating looking beyond 2015"

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

TalkTalk Group - While the shares have doubled over the past year, buy on weakness

5 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Buy Rangold Resources - "gold should be a beneficiary should investors flee risk in the next few months"
Hold RPC Group - Yielding 3.5%, "RPC is ideally positioned to benefit when the economy improves"

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Vodafone - "secure dividend yield looks like a good reason for holding the stock"
Rangold Resources - "they still look pricey"

5 February 2013 - Broker Views

BT Group - Liberum Capital increases target price to 300p from 260p to 300p and keeps a buy recommendation
Centrica - Bank of America downgrades to underperform with a target price of 320p
Centrica - UBS increases price target to 380p from 340p, leaves its buy recommendation unchanged
Randgold Resources - Deutsche Bank reduces target price from 7570p to 7360p, retains a buy recommendation
Royal Dutch Shell - Liberum Capital lowers target price to 2310p from to 2360p, maintains a hold recommendation
Smiths Group - JP Morgan lowers target price from 1330p to 1315p, an overweight rating is kept
Weir Group - Nomura raises target price to 1950p from 1850p, maintains neutral rating

Broker Share Tips - 4th February 2013

Today's broker share tips include:

Aviva Group - Barclays cuts target price from 317p to 302p
Beazley - Berenberg starts with a target price of 217p and a buy recommendation.
BT Group - Nomura raises target price from 280p to 290p and reiterates a buy recommendation
BT Group - Deutsche Bank increases target price from 269p to 277p, maintains hold rating
First Group - HSBC improves target price from 170p to 180p and maintains its underweight rating
Prudential - Barclays lowers target from 1038p to 1023p, keeps overweight rating
Royal Dutch Shell - HSBC increases target from 2400p to 2450p, keeps neutral rating
Shire - Barclays raises target price from 2300p to 2350p, retains overweight rating
Stagecoach Group - HSBC raises target price from 300p to 315p, downgrades from overweight to neutral
Workspace Group - Panmure Gordon raises price target from 325p to 350p, maintains its buy recommendation

3 February 2013 - Sunday Newspaper Share Tips

The Sunday Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

BT Group - Hold
Electrocomponents - Hold

The Mail on Sunday

Northbridge - "Buy now while the shares are undervalued"

The Sunday Times - Inside the City

ARM Holdings - "For those who already own it, now may be a good time to take some profits"

1 February 2013 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Daily Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Royal Dutch Shell - A hold, down from buy
Cranswick - Hold

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

BTG - Still look undervalued

Investors Chronicle Magazine - 1st February 2013

Today's IC magazine leads with "Temptation - Why Apple's fall is an irresistible buying opportunity"

Share tips in this week's issue of Investors Chronicle magazine include:

Sell APR Energy (APR) at 700p
Buy Spirit Pub Company (SPRT) at 68p
Buy Strategic Minerals (SML) at 5.25p
Buy Silverdell (SID) at 17p
Buy Lowland Investment Company (LWI) at 1,105p


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