Date: Wednesday 15 Feb 2012
- Top UK stock recommendations of the day
LONDON (ShareCast) - Essar Energy: Morgan Stanley upgrades to neutral from underperform.
Anglo American: Citi downgrades to neutral from buy.
International Consolidated Airlines: Credit Suisse raises target from 152p to 189p, neutral rating kept.
InterContinental Hotels: Credit Suisse raises target to 1,521p from 1,514p, neutral rating kept.
ITV: Peel Hunt downgrades from buy to hold, target left at 83p, Deutsche Bank downgrades to hold from buy.
Smith & Nephew: Panmure Gordon raises target from 640p to 680p, buy rating unchanged.
Royal Bank of Scotland: AlphaValue upgrades from reduce to add, target cut from 29.5p to 29.2p.
EnQuest: Credit Suisse initiates coverage with neutral rating and 127p target.
Morgan Crucible: Peel Hunt ups target from 340p to 385p, buy rating kept.
Ocado: UBS downgrades from buy to neutral, target lifted from 95p to 110p.
Sports Direct: Panmure Gordon reiterates buy rating and 300p target.
Domino's Pizza: Panmure Gordon maintains sell recommendation and 350p target; Peel Hunt keeps hold rating and 480p target.
Spectris: UBS reiterates buy rating, ups target from 1,650p to 1,800p.
Logica: Merchant Securities initiates coverage with sell rating and 70p target.
CPP: Peel Hunt maintains sell rating and 95p target.
Speedy Hire: Panmure Gordon keeps buy stance and 50p target; Peel Hunt keeps hold rating and 30p target.
Thorntons: Merchant Securities confirms hold recommendation.
Innovation Group: Panmure Gordon reiterates buy rating and 28p target.
Lombard Medical Technologies: Collins Stewart initiates coverage with buy rating and 1.9p target.