Share Tips

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

31st January 2010 - Sunday Paper Share Tips

The Sunday Times Share Tips

Cranswick - "The shares, at 12 times prospective earnings, are worth buying at 736p" - Inside The City

28th January - FTSE 100 Closes Lower

At the close of business, the FTSE100 was down 71.73 points at 5,145.74
The FTSE250 was also down, 31.47 points at 9,213.78

27th January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

BSkyB downgraded to neutral from outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
BSkyB cut to hold from buy at Day by Day
Cairn Energy cut to hold from buy at Day by Day
Enterprise Inns upgraded to hold from sell at KBC Peel Hunt
Fidessa downgraded to hold from buy at Panmure Gordon, target price raised to 1198p from 1176p
Gartmore initiated at HSBC with overweight rating
Harvey Nash upgraded to buy from hold at Panmure Gordon, target price rising to 46p from 39p
International Power cut to neutral from accumulate at Barclays Stockbrokers
RBS reinitiated with equal-weight rating at Morgan Stanley, target price 40p
Reckitt Benckiser downgraded to to hold from buy at Day by Day
Royal Dutch Shell raised to hold from reduce at Oriel
SABMiller upgraded to buy from neutral at Barclays Stockbrokers
Smith & Nephew cut to hold from buy at Day by Day
Tullow Oil downgraded to sell from hold at Day by Day
Unilever cut to hold from buy at Day by Day

26th January - FTSE 100

At close the FTSE 100 was up 14.59 points at 5276.85

22nd January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

AstraZeneca raised to overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price upped to 3,600p from 2,900p
Carphone Warehouse downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley
easyJet cut to add from buy at Numis
Experian upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Halfords upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley
Hays raised to neutral from reduce at Nomura
Home Retail downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley
Imperial Tobacco upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
Kesa Electricals cut to hold from buy at Deutsche. Downgraded to hold from buy at Dahlman
Kingfisher upgraded to overweight from equalweight at Morgan Stanley
Lonmin upgraded to buy at Canaccord, target price raised to 2300p from 1050p
Marks & Spencer upgraded to hold from sell at Day by Day
Millenium & Copthorne raised to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs
Morrisons upgraded to buy from hold at Day by Day
National Express upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs, target price 240p
Paypoint raised to add from hold at Numis
Pennon downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, TP raised to 490p from 460p
Provident Financial upped to buy from market-perform at WH Ireland
Renishaw raised to buy from hold at Altium, target price stays 703p
Rexam raised to hold from sell at Day by Day
Rio Tinto upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC
Severn Trent upgraded to overweight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 1285p from 905p
Spirax-Sarco upgraded to market-perform from underperform at WH Ireland
St James's Place reduced to hold from add at Numis
Unilever downgraded to reduce from buy at Nomura
United Utilities upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target upped to 600p from 492p, also upgraded to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley with a 570p target

21st January 2010 - Broker News

Diageo upgraded to buy from hold at RBS, with the target price raised to 1,150p from 950p
CRH raised to outperform from neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
Drax downgraded to sell from hold at Citigroup, target price cut to 395p from 465p
Fidessa upgraded to add from buy from hold at KBC Peel Hunt
Invensys upgraded to overweight from neutral at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 360p from 300p
Kesa upgraded to add from hold at Numis
Marston's upgraded to neutral from reduce at Nomura
Northumbrian upgraded to overweight from neutral at Nomura, target price 315p
Pennon downgraded to neutral from overweight at Nomura
QinetiQ downgraded to sell from hold at Investec
SABMiller cut to sell from hold at Execution
Scottish & Southern downgraded to neutral from overweight at Nomura
Smiths Group downgraded to underweight from neutral at Morgan Stanley, target price raised to 1000p from 850p
Thomas Cook upgraded to neutral from reduce at Nomura

20th January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Arriva downgraded to underweight at Morgan Stanley, target cut to 460p from 480p
Cable & Wireless raised to buy from hold at Citigroup, target price upped to 170p from 155p
Cadbury downgraded to market-perform from outperform at Bernstein
Carphone Warehouse upgraded to buy at Nomura, target price 255p
Croda downgraded to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse
Electrocomponents raised to buy at HSBC, price target 220p
First Group cut to equal-weight from overweight
Go-Ahead Group upgraded to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 1,450p from 1,300p
Hochschild Mining downgraded to hold from buy at Fox-Davies
HSBC upgraded to buy from hold at RBS
Johnson Matthey cut to underperform from neutral at Credit Suisse
Pearson upgraded to buy at Macquarie, price target 950p
Peason cut to sell at BarCap, price target reduced to 925p
SABMiller downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price stays 1850p
Severn Trent raised to buy at Nomura with price target 1270p
Shire upgraded to overweight from neutral at JP Morgan, price target raised to 1450p from 1345p
Stagecoach upgraded to overweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley, target price raised to 205p from 174p
Standard Life downgraded to neutral at Goldman Sachs
UK Mail upgraded to outperform from hold at Seymour Pierce, TP raised to 320p from 300p

19th January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

AB Foods upgraded to overweight from underweight at Morgan Stanley, target raised to 980p from 730p
Antofagasta cut to underweight at Barclays Capital, target price 1,000p
Aviva downgraded to accumulate from buy at Barclays Stockbrokers
BHP Billiton was downgraded to hold from buy at ING
Experian upgraded to overweight at JP Morgan, price target 700p
Fenner upgraded to buy from add at Arden
Halfords downgraded to neutral from overweight at HSBC, target price cut to 415p from 525p
Home Retail downgraded to neutral from overweight at HSBC
QinetiQ downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, target price stays 150p
Rio Tinto has been raised to overweight at BarCap, with a target of 5,000p
SABMiller upgraded to outperform from neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
Shire upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies, target price raised to 1500p from 1050p
Taylor Wimpey cut to hold from add at Numis
Wood Group upgraded to buy from neutral at Arden
Xstrata upgraded to overweight at BarCap, target price 1800p

15th January 2010 - FTSE down at close

At close the FTSE 100 was down 42.83 points at 5,455.4

14th January 2010 - FTSE closes higher

At close the FTSE 100 was up 24.72 at 5498.2 points.

14th January 2010 - Questor Share Tips (Telegraph newspaper)

In today's Daily Telegraph newspaper Questor gives the following share tips:

BP - Buy 629p
Afren - Buy 102p

13th January 2010 - FTSE News

At close the FTSE 100 was down 25.23 points at 5473.48

12th January 2010 - FTSE

At close the FTSE 100 finished down 39.36 points at 5498.71 points

11th January 2010 - FTSE

At close the FTSE 100 was up 3.83 points to finish at 5538.07

8th January 2010 - London Stock Market

At close the FTSE 100 was up 7.52 points at 5534.24

7th January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

Aviva upgraded to buy at Nomura with the target price upped to 600p
Arriva upgraded to buy at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 600p
BHP Billiton downgraded to in-line from outperform at Cazenove
Cable & Wireless upped to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse
Domino's Pizza upgraded to add from buy at Charles Stanley
ENRC downgraded to underperform from in-line at Cazenove
F&C Asset Management raised to outperform at Macquarie, price target upped to 90p
ICAP was upgraded to outperform at Macquarie, target price raised to 490p
IG Group cut to add from buy at Arden
ITV upgraded to conviction buy at Goldman Sachs, target price raised to 70p from 63p
John Wood Group upgraded to buy from neutral at Barclays
Legal & General upgraded to buy at Nomura, target price raised to 125p
Michael Page upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche
Paypoint upgraded to outperform at Macquarie, price target raised to 515p
Prudential upgraded to buy at Nomura, target price raised to 680p
Rensburg Sheppards upgraded to outperform at Macquarie, price target lifted to 760p
RSA Insurance upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup, target raised to 140p from 132p
Rensburg Sheppards upgraded to outperform at Macquarie, price target lifted to 760p
Standard Chartered upgraded to buy from hold at Citigroup
Tate & Lyle downgraded to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse
Vedanta Resources upgraded to outperform from in-line at Cazenove
Wolseley upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS, target price raised to 1585p from 1505p
Yell Group downgraded to sell at Goldman Sachs

Questor Share Tips (Daily Telegraph) - 5th January 2010

In the Daily Telegraph newspaper today, Questor (Garry White) has the following share tips

Antofagasta - Buy 1,026p
Unliever - Buy 1,996p

 

5th January 2010 - Broker Share Tips

3i Group target price cut to 290p from 360p at Nomura, rating stays neutral
Home Retail upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen
London Stock Exchange upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura, target price raised to 850p from 820p
Man Group upgraded to buy from reduce at Nomura, target price raised to 380p from 255p
Marks & Spencer was downgraded to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch
Pearson target price raised to 790p from 740p at RBS, sell rating maintained
Redrow target price raised to 170p from 153p at UBS, rating stays neutral
Reed Elsevier target price raised to 560p from 530p at RBS, buy rating maintained
Resolution started at Deutsche with neutral rating, 100p price target
Sainsbury was downgraded to underperform from neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target remains 335p
Salamander Energy started with buy rating at Panmure Gordon, 370p target price
Smiths Group target price raised to 1100p from 885p at SocGen, hold rating maintained
Stagecoach target price upped to 258p from 177p at Nomura, rating stays at buy
Schroders target price raised to 1350p from 620p at Nomura, rating stays reduce
Tesco downgraded to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch, target price stays 455p
Tullett Prebon target price cut to 360p from 430p at Nomura, rating stays buy
WH Smith downgraded to neutral from buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch
WPP target price raised to 690p from 665p at RBS, buy rating maintained

3rd January 2010 - Sunday Times Share Tips for 2010

Today, The Sunday Times has an article called "Our share tips for 2010" in which Sunday Times staff pick the shares they believe will do well in 2010. On the same page of the Business Section, there is an article looking at how well the Sunday Times share tips for 2009 fared.

Link: Sunday Times share tips for 2010

3rd January 2010 - Sunday Times Share Tips

Gem Diamonds - "The company still has a lot to prove but the shares offer long-term value" says the Sharewatch section.

1st January 2010 - Daily Telegraph 2010 Share Tips

The Questor share tips for 2010 can be found on the 2010 Share Tips page


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