Share Tips - April 2010

April 2010 share tips including Questor Share Tips in The Telegraph and share tips from The Times, financial magazines (including Investors Chronicle and Shares Magazine) websites and brokers.

30th April 2010 - Investors Chronicle Share Tips

Buy Invensys at 335p
Buy NCC at 400p
Buy Xcite Energy at 57p
Buy Investec Smaller Companies at £15.23
Sell Hays at 115p

30th April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

BG Group gets the thumbs up from Questor and The Independent today, while Tempus suggests the brave buy into William Hill

Tempus Share Tips - The Times

AstraZeneca: "hold if you own them, stand aside for a better point of entry if you don't"
William Hill a buy for the brave
Look to buy BBA Aviation lower down

The Times newspaper - Other Comment

Bet of the day: Carpetright
Westminster Group a tiddler to watch

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Unilever
Buy BG Group

The Independent

Buy BG Group
Buy HMV Group

Sell Mecom

Shares Magazine - 29 April 2010

Buy YouGov at 4.25p
Buy BSS Group at 303.8p
Buy Caledon Resources
Buy JKX Oil & Gas

29 April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Times - Tempus

Hold on to Stagecoach
Worth buying Bodycote on weakness
Tuck away Rea Holdings for the long-term

The Times Newspaper - Other Comment

Bet of the day : AstraZeneca
Hydrotec a tiddler to watch

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Royal Dutch Shell 'B'
Buy Croda International

The Independent Share Tips

Sell BAT
Buy Fenner
Hold Bodycote

28 April 2010 - Broker Share Tips

888 Holdings raised to buy from add at Numis, target price 115p
888 Holdings cut to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price falling to 98p from 123p
Bodycote cut to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 250p
Connaught raised to buy from add at Numis, target price 353p
Croda raised to buy from add at Brewin Dolphin, target price under review
Fenner raised to buy from add at Numis, target price 254p
Fenner cut to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price staying 225p
Forth Ports upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura, target price raised to 1450p from 1300p
Halma downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 275p
Harmony Gold downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs
IG Group cut to add from buy at Numis, target price 475p
Imperial Tobacco upgraded to hold from sell at UBS
Intertek upgraded to buy from accumulate at ODDO
Liberty International downgraded to sell from hold at SocGen
Rotork downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 1515p
Royal Dutch Shell upgraded to add from reduce at Evolution, target raised to 2100p from 1750p
Royal Dutch Shell raised to accumulate from hold at Charles Stanley
Sainsbury cut to reduce from hold at Oriel
Spirax Sarco downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price 1550p
SSL Intl downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche
Weir Group upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price rising to 1230p from 750p

28 April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Telegraph - Questor Share Tips

Buy BP
Buy CVS Group

The Times - Tempus

African Barrick Gold - Await further developments before buying in
Buy N Brown
Faroe Petroleum - Take up rights

The Independent

Buy Sergo
Hold Duneml
Buy Connaught

27 April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

Tempus Share Tips - The Times Newspaper

Weir Group - A solid hold
Hold on to John Menzies
Nautical Petroleum a risky buy

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Hargreaves Services
Hold WPP Group

The Independent Newspaper Share Tips

Buy Carphone Warehouse
Buy Kazakhmys
Buy Redrow

Newspaper Share Tips - 23 April 2010

The Times Share Tips

Hold on to IMI
Pass on Persimmon
Buy Smith News

The Telegraph Share Tips - Questor

Buy IMI
Buy Ryanair

The Independent Share Tips

Buy Anglo American
Buy IMI
Buy Bluebay Asset Management

Shares Magazine Share Tips - 22nd April 2010

Buy United Business Media at 542p
Buy Vectura at 37.1p

Newspaper Share Tips - Thursday 22nd April 2010

Tempus Share Tips - The Times Newspaper

Hold on to Autonomy
Hold on to Senior
Buy LSL Property Services

Daily Telegraph Newspaper Share Tips - Questor Share Tips

Buy Diageo
Buy Bunzl

The Independent Newspaper Share Tips

Hold Bunzl
Sell Senior
Hold STV Group

Newspaper Share Tips - 21st April 2010

Telegraph Share Tips - Questor

Buy FirstGroup
Buy Tesco

Times Newspaper Share Tips - Tempus

Hold on to AB Fouds
Hold SABMiler
Cove Energy is a risky buy

The Independent Newspaper Share Tips

Hold SABMiller
Hold Burberry
Buy Cove Energy

Newspaper Share Tips - 20th April 2010

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Northern Foods
Buy Domino's Pizza

The Times Share Tips - Tempus

Buy Pace and Acal on weakness
Hold on to Alliance Trust

The Independent

Buy Kewill
Buy GB Group
Hold Gaming VC Holdings

Investors Chronicle Share Tips - 16th April 2010

Buy Shire at 1429p
Buy First Group at 374.5p
Buy Discovery Metals at 55p
Buy Sabien Technology at 65p
Buy SVG Capital at 162p
Sell Healthcare Locums
Sell Qinetiq

16th April - Newspaper Share Tips

Newspaper share tips from the Friday newspapers.

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Dana Petroleum
Sell Morgan Crucible

Tempus Share Tips - The Times

Hold on to Experian
Stand aside from Uniq
Buy Advanced Medical Solutions on weakness

The Independent Share Tips

Buy WPP Group
Hold Eaga
Buy William Sinclair

Newspaper Share Tips - 15th April 2010

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Royal Dutch Shell B for the yield
Buy JP Morgan Indian Investment Trust

Tempus Share Tips - The Times

There will be better times to buy Fresnillo
Buy Homeserve on weakness
Hold on to Alterian

The Independent Share Tips

Buy JD Sports Fashion
Hold International Personal Finance
Buy ATH Resources

Newspaper Share Tips - 14th April

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Debenhams
Buy Grainger

Tempus Share Tips - The Times

Hold Balfour Beatty
Hold Intermediate Capital
Oxford Catalysts - Investors should sit on the sidelines for now

The Times - Other Comment

4Imprint Group a tiddler to watch

The Independent

Buy Grainger
Avoid 888 Holdings for now
Discover Leisure a speculative buy

14th April - Broker Share Tips

Aquarius Platinum started at Canaccord with a buy rating and 530p price target
AB Foods downgraded to sell from hold at Deutsche
Allied Irish Banks raised to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target raised to ¬2 from ¬1.50
Ashmore cut to hold from buy at Numis, target price 300p
Bodycote cut to underperform from neutral at BA-Merrill Lynch, target price raised to 185p from 180p
Carnival upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Communisis upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 26p from 16p
Computacenter resumed at Goldman Sachs with buy recommendation and 405p price target
Debenhams downgraded to hold from buy at SocGen and started with buy rating at Finncap
Diageo downgraded to accumulate from buy at ODDO
Dimension Data resumed at Goldman Sachs with neutral rating and 105p price target
Domino's Pizza initiated with sell recommendation at Panmure Gordon, target price 300p
Fresnillo downgraded to add from buy at Numis, target price 975p
Homeserve upped to buy from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 2,000p from 1,300p
Homeserve upgraded to buy from outperform at Seymour Pierce, target price raised to 2,000p from 1,900p
Intercontinental Hotels downgraded to accumulate from buy at ODDO
National Express upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price lifted to 260p from 188p
Sage upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Soco Intl cut to neutral from buy at UBS, target price stays 1760p
Spectris upgraded to add from hold buy at Numis, target price 950p
Tullow Oil upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Unilever upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
William Ransom upgraded to reduce from sell buy at Numis, target price 6p

13th April - Newspaper Share Tips

The Times - Tempus

Vernalis a buy for the brave
Ithaca Energy a risky buy
Hold on to Carr's Milling

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Home Retail
Buy Vodafone

The Independent

Buy Cobham
Buy Immunodiagnostics Systems on weakness
Hold Eckoh for now

9th April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Hold on to UK Mail
Buy International Biotechnology Trust
Buy Alternative Networks

Questor Share Tips - Daily Telegraph

Sell Bodycote
Sell Caledon Resources
Sell Playtech

The Independent Share Tips

Hold Misys
Buy UK Mail
Buy Intercede

Shares Magazine - 8th April 2010

Buy Education Development International at 136.5p
Buy JKX Oil and Gas at 283p

Newspaper Share Tips - 8th April

It would seem that Electrocomponents is in favour, with The Times, The Telegraph and The Independent all tipping the company in the newspapers today.

The Times - Tempus

Buy Electrocomponents lower down
Hold on to Chloride
Hold if you own Shed Media

Questor Share Tips - Daily Telegraph

Buy Ryanair
Buy Electrocomponents

The Independent

Buy Electrocomponents
Hold Beazley
Hold Shed Media

7th April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips and Comment

The Times - Tempus Share Tips

Hold Connaught for now
Buy Monitise
Hold on to Endace

Questor Share Tips - The Telegraph

Buy Antofagasta
Buy Petrofac

The Independent

Sell Marks & Spencer
Buy Inertek
Buy Brightside

6th April 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Cable & Wireless Communications started with neutral rating at JP Morgan
Cable & Wireless Worldwide initiated with neutral rating at JP Morgan
Cookson upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 665p from 500p
Daily Mail & General upgraded to overweight from neutral at JP Morgan, target price raised to 585p from 475p
Endace downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price cut to 250p from 350p
Hampson downgraded to hold from buy at KBC Peel Hunt, target price cut to 60p from 80p
IG Group upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 475p from 440p
Laura Ashley upgraded to buy from add at Numis, target price 16p
Prezzo upgraded to add from hold at Numis, target price 45p
Rathbones downgraded to hold from add at Numis, target price 939p
Telecom Egypt downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley

4th April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

Sunday Telegraph Share Tips - Questor

Buy Hilton Food Group at 232.5p
Sell Mothercare at 590p

Mail On Sunday Share Tips - Midas

Buy CPP at 256p
Hold HMV

1st April 2010 - Newspaper Share Tips

Times Share Tips - Tempus

Hold Compass Group
Hold Chesnara
Buy Valiant Petroleum on weakness

Questor Share Tips - Telegraph

Buy Compass Group
Hold Tate & Lyle

The Independent Share Tips

Hold Topps Tiles
Hold Carluccio's
Buy Entertainment One


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