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Bhp Billiton ShareCast News (BLT)

ShareCast News for Bhp Billiton (BLT)

Share Price: 1,659.00Bid: 1,657.50Ask: 1,658.50Change: -23.50 (-1.40%)Faller - Bhp Billiton
Spread: 1.00Spread as %: 0.06%Open: 1,685.00High: 1,689.50Low: 1,655.00Yesterday’s Close: 1,682.50

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.

BHP Billiton confirms London listing for new spin-off company

Mining titan BHP Billiton, which in the summer announced plans to de-merge $14bn of its non-core assets, has confirmed that it will pursue a London flotation for the spin-off company.
[Thu 07:22]

South Africa to announce iron and coal as 'strategic minerals'

The South African government is poised to announce iron and coal as "strategic minerals", which analysts say would have a negative impact on mining company profits.
[Wed 08:41]

London midday: Weak economic data and earnings sink stocks

A wave of disappointing corporate updates and worse-than-expected data from the Eurozone pushed UK stocks firmly into the red on Tuesday, as concerns about the global economy continued to weigh on sentiment.
[Tue 12:10]

London open: UK stocks slip on weak earnings, Burberry drops

UK stocks declined on Tuesday as gains in the mining sector were offset by disappointing updates from the likes of Burberry, Hargreaves Lansdown, SABMiller, Michael Page International and Mulberry.
[Tue 09:05]

Tuesday tips round-up: BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Glencore

Anyone wishing to peer into the future might be advised to observe the goings-on in north-western Australia. They will find 3-km long robo-trains careening through the landscape. It is precisely these futuristic machines which have allowed BHP to drastically reduce the cost of bringing new supplies of iron ore to the market, to $30 per new tonne of the metal instead of $100. Critically, plans to add longer and heavier trains will further cut the firm's costs, as the company m
[Tue 06:58]

Sector movers: Mining stocks rebound after recent drop

UK-listed mining stocks, which bore the brunt of the recent market sell-off, jumped by an average of 3% on Monday as strong economic data from China prompted investors to hunt for bargains.
[13 Oct '14]

Broker tips: Randgold, AB Foods, Smith & Nephew, Mining stocks

Randgold Resources' share price was given a lift on Monday by analysts at UBS who upgraded the stock from 'neutral' to 'buy' after a recent slump in the value of the gold miner.
[13 Oct '14]

Stick with miners despite short-term pain, Canaccord recommends

Diversified mining stocks may come under further selling pressure in the short-term, but the long-term story looks positive, according to broker Canaccord Genuity.
[13 Oct '14]

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