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Bhp Billiton ShareCast News (BLT)

ShareCast News for Bhp Billiton (BLT)

Share Price: 1,607.50Bid: 1,607.50Ask: 1,608.00Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Bhp Billiton
Spread: 0.50Spread as %: 0.03%Open: 1,581.00High: 1,630.00Low: 1,578.50Yesterday’s Close: 1,607.50

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.

London close: Markets shrug off weak data as Lloyds and miners surge

Strong gains from mining stocks and an impressive first-quarter performance from UK lender Lloyds helped UK markets to rise on Friday, as investors shrugged off mostly worse-than-expected economic data.
[Fri 16:37]

FTSE 100 movers: Lloyds surges on strong first quarter profits, property stock lower

Lloyds Banking Group topped the risers after delivering a bigger-than-forecast 21% jump in underlying profits in the first quarter, as impairment charges more than halved. The UK lender also lifted its net interest margin guidance for the full year and improved its capital position.
[Fri 13:10]

FTSE 100 movers: Weir rockets on quarterly beat, Antofagasta hit by production cuts

Industrial engineer Weir Group topped the risers after delivering a better-than-expected first quarter from minerals, its largest division. However, the company did say it was "taking further action to support profitability" in its oil and gas division amid tough conditions.
[Wed 13:19]

FTSE 100 movers: HSBC rockets on domicile review, Astra hit by heartburn rival

HSBC topped the risers as it launched a review of its UK domicile in light of the changing regulatory landscape. Some media commentators suggested the announcement, carefully timed ahead of the general election, was politically motivated.
[24 Apr '15]

Sector movers: Miners in demand as weak China data lifts stimulus hopes

It was a case of bad data being good news for the mining sector on Thursday as stocks surged on hopes for further stimulus in China.
[23 Apr '15]

FTSE 100 movers: Anglo American, utility stocks surge

Anglo American, owner of jeweler De Beers, surged on Thursday as the mining giant cut its forecast for annual diamond production in order to avoid overproduction in the weaker diamond market.
[23 Apr '15]

London close: Tesco leads the decline as hawkish BoE spooks markets

A record loss from the UK's largest retailer and hawkish comments from the Bank of England combined to push stocks in London lower on Wednesday.
[22 Apr '15]

Wednesday broker round-up

BHP Billiton: UBS reiterates buy and 1,625p target price.
[22 Apr '15]

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