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Bhp Billiton ShareCast News (BLT)

ShareCast News for Bhp Billiton (BLT)

Share Price: 974.10Bid: 973.40Ask: 973.90Change: 23.10 (+2.43%)Riser - Bhp Billiton
Spread: 0.50Spread as %: 0.05%Open: 966.00High: 982.10Low: 960.50Yesterday’s Close: 951.00

Wednesday broker round-up - UPDATE

Wed, 7th Mar 2012 08:33

John Wood: HSBC downgrades to underperform from neutral.

Aquarius Platinum: Panmure Gordon upgrades to buy from sell.

Lonmin: Panmure Gordon upgrades to buy from sell.

Admiral: Nomura maintains buy rating and 1,100p target.

Anglo American: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add and lowers price target to 3,078.2p from 3,098.5p.

Ashtead: UBS ups target to 320p from 300p, buy rating kept; Credit Suisse upgrades from neutral to outperform, target lifted from 220p to 305p.

Aviva: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add, lowers target to 440.9p from 441p..

BHP Billiton: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add, lowers target to 2,385.1p from 2,403.2p.

Chariot Oil & Gas: UBS raises target from 300p to 365p, buy rating unchanged.

Cobham: Jefferies maintains buy rating and 230p target.

Drax Group: UBS upgrades from neutral to buy, 595p target unchanged.

Intertek: Credit Suisse raises target from 2,250p to 2,600p, outperform rating kept.

Perform Group: Credit Suisse raises target from 280p to 320p, outperform rating kept.

The Restaurant Group: Jefferies initiates coverage with a buy recommendation and 340p target.

Rotork: Credit Suisse lifts target from 2,000p to 2,200p, outperform rating kept.

RPS Group: Jefferies maintains buy rating and and 235p target.

Tullet Prebon: UBS lifts target from 264p to 275p, sell rating maintained.

William Hill: Jefferies keeps hold recommendation and 210p target.

FTSE 100 movers: Property stocks rally, miners slide

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 gained 0.47% to 6,728.99 points at the close, buoyed by a rally in real estate and housebuilder stocks.
[20 Jul '16 16:42]

Macquarie expresses preference for Rio Tinto over BHP after Q2 production update

(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Macquarie reiterated their 'outperform' stance on shares of Rio Tinto following the mining groupĀ“s second quarter calendar year production update.
[20 Jul '16 11:04]

BHP Billiton production mostly down

(ShareCast News) - Miner BHP Billiton posted its operational review for the year to 30 June on Wednesday, confirming it exceeded full-year production guidance for petroleum, copper and metallurgical coal, and achieved record full-year production at Western Australia Iron Ore.
[20 Jul '16 07:27]

Sector movers: Real estate, Oil&Gas pace gains, mining down

(ShareCast News) - Real estate investment trusts led to the upside despite the International Monetary Fund and European Commission's decision on Tuesday to take a knife - as might have been expected - to their forecasts for the British economy next year.
[19 Jul '16 10:54]

BHP Billiton says Samarco unlikely to reopen this year

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton said on Thursday that its Samarco joint venture iron ore operations in Brazil are unlikely to restart this year, adding that it has begun discussions with a view to cutting the workforce by around 40%.
[14 Jul '16 09:24]

FTSE 100 movers: Antofagasta leads miners' rise and Barratt the builders' fall

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 index was scuttling crabwise on Wednesday, as markets held their powder dry as Britain appointed a new Prime Minister later in the day and a day ahead of the Bank of England expected policy tinkering.
[13 Jul '16 13:36]

London midday: Miners pace gains on stimulus hopes, upbeat US jobs data

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were continuing to push higher come midday, carried by positive sentiment from Asia and the US, with domestic thoughts turning to the Bank of England monetary policy meeting scheduled for later in the week.
[11 Jul '16 12:10]

Rio Tinto sells coal mine for A$1 as industry struggles

(ShareCast News) - Mining giant Rio Tinto sold its interest in a coal mine in Australia for A$1 as the commodity market continues to struggle.
[4 Jul '16 15:08]

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