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Director dealings: Intermediate Capital CEO ups stake

Director dealings: Intermediate Capital CEO ups stake

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Intermediate Capital chief executive Benoit Durteste purchased 50,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed asset manager on Friday. Durteste, who took over the CEO position back i... [more]

Canaccord cuts target price on 'optimistic' Premier

Canaccord cuts target price on 'optimistic' Premier

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Analysts at Canaccord Genuity lowered their target price on British oil and gas outfit Premier Oil on Friday, noting the firm's current projections may be "a little optimistic" give... [more]

Broker tips: Aston Martin Lagonda, Premier Oil

Broker tips: Aston Martin Lagonda, Premier Oil

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - A day after Aston Martin Lagonda's first trading update after floating in London last month, the upmarket carmaker received positive write-ups from analysts at Deutsche Bank and JPM... [more]

Friday broker round-up

Friday broker round-up

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Safestore: Numis upgrades to add with a target price of 577p. Aston Martin: Deutsche Bank initiates at buy with a target price of 2,000p. CMC Markets: RBC Capital Markets reiterate... [more]

Aston Martin Lagonda impresses Deusche and Cazenove

Aston Martin Lagonda impresses Deusche and Cazenove

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - A day after Aston Martin Lagonda's first trading update after floating in London last month, the upmarket carmaker received positive write-ups from analysts at Deutsche Bank and JPM... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Energy security, bank closures, FOBTs

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - A European Court ruling has thrown the UK's energy security into disarray by ordering the immediate halt to a £1bn scheme designed to keep Britain's lights on. The cornerstone energ... [more]

Friday preview: Brexit, US capital flows in focus

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - The focus at the weekend will continue to be on the withdrawal process, with investors focusing on the risk of further Cabinet resignations even as they keep a tally of how many MPs... [more]

Director dealings: Connect CEO ups stake

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Connect Group chief executive Jos Opdeweegh purchased 535,935 ordinary shares in the London-listed distribution and logistics provider on Thursday. Opdeweegh, who took the top job a... [more]

Liberum maintains 'sell' stance on Royal Mail, dividend growth 'unsustainable'

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Liberum analysts issued a damning report on shares of Royal Mail, reiterated their 'sell' rating on Thursday, stating that dividend growth was "unsustainable" and that the firm face... [more]

Liberum maintains 'sell' stance on Royal Mail, dividend growth 'unsustainable'

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Liberum analysts issued a damning report on shares of Royal Mail, reiterated their 'sell' rating on Thursday, stating that dividend growth was "unsustainable" and that the firm face... [more]

Deutsche Bank slashes British American Tobacco target price

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Analysts at Deutsche Bank slashed their target price on shares of British American Tobacco after reviewing the potential actions that the US Food and Drug Administration might take ... [more]

Broker tips: G4S, Royal Mail, British American Tobacco

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Credit Suisse lowered its estimates on G4S following its third-quarter trading statement, but the Swiss bank said the private security outfit's investment case was still "sufficient... [more]

Sector movers: Banks, builders, utilities cower as govt wobbles over Brexit

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Banks, housebuilders and utility companies were under the cosh on Thursday as may UK-facing stocks suffered, while miners gleamed. Although Theresa May's cabinet "collectively appro... [more]

Credit Suisse upgrades UK equities, says early elections 'unlikely'

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Credit Suisse upgraded its view on UK stocks on Wednesday, arguing that investors had 'thrown in the towel', leaving shares undervalued in the process. More specifically, according ... [more]

G4S update makes Credit Suisse more cautious

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Credit Suisse lowered its estimates on G4S following its third-quarter trading statement, but the Swiss bank said the private security outfit's investment case was still "sufficient... [more]

Thursday broker round-up

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Bovis Homes: Shore Capital Markets upgrades to hold with a target price of 967p. Craneware: Berenberg reiterates buy with a target price of 3,600p. Hastings Group Holdings: Berenbe... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit deal, GVC, Facebook, vaping cigarettes

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Theresa May confronted her mutinous party with the threat of "no Brexit at all" after she forced her draft deal with the EU through a divided cabinet. Esther McVey, the welfare secr... [more]

Director dealings: Crozier ups Whitbread stake as Premier Inn prepares German expansion

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Whitbread chairman Adam Crozier purchased 2,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed Premier Inn operator. Crozier, who joined Whitbread from ITV back in 2017, acquired the shares... [more]

Broker tips: Direct Line, Micro Focus, Rio Tinto

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on Direct Line to 'hold' from 'buy' on Wednesday and cut the price target to 370p from 390p as it reduced its earnings estimates on the back of h... [more]

Thursday preview: Cabinet talks, Fedspeak in focus

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - The spotlight on Thursday will be on the Cabinet's decision regarding the Prime Minister's proposed Brexit deal, even as investors attempt to calculate the chances that it will pass... [more]

Deutsche Bank downgrades Direct Line as claims inflation rises

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Deutsche Bank downgraded its stance on Direct Line to 'hold' from 'buy' on Wednesday and cut the price target to 370p from 390p as it reduced its earnings estimates on the back of h... [more]

Wednesday broker round-up

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Rotork: Credit Suisse downgrades to underperform with a target price of 300p. KCOM: Berenberg reiterates buy with a target price of 115p. Equiniti: Liberum reiterates buy with a ta... [more]

Next could become 'online marketplace of choice', says HSBC

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Next is "well placed" to manage the retail sector's structural shift to online and with strong cash flow driving share buybacks, HSBC upgraded its rating on the stock to 'buy' on We... [more]

Micro Focus rallies on Goldman upgrade

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Micro Focus got a boost on Wednesday as Goldman Sachs upped the stock to 'buy' from 'neutral' and lifted the price target to 1,700p from 1,300p as it said the risk/reward is now ske... [more]

Sector movers: Electricity up, oil engineers down

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Electricity and telecoms were the livewire sectors on Wednesday, while oil engineers were on the rocks. An update from SSE helped lift the electricity sector, even though Scottish e... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Charter Communications Inc. 328.54 3.16 23:02
KLA-Tencor Corp. 96.90 2.60 23:04
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 70.33 2.42 23:00
Xilinx Inc. 90.54 2.29 23:08
Incyte Corp. 66.51 2.28 23:04

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Nvidia Corp. 164.43 -18.76 23:10
Activision Blizzard Inc. 50.94 -4.89 23:04
JD.com, Inc. 23.05 -4.75 23:09
Asml Holdings N.V. 168.99 -4.41 22:40
Facebook Inc. 139.53 -3.00 23:08