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Bhp Billiton ShareCast News (BLT)

ShareCast News for Bhp Billiton (BLT)

Share Price: 1,507.50Bid: 1,507.00Ask: 1,507.50Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Bhp Billiton
Spread: 0.50Spread as %: 0.03%Open: 1,538.00High: 1,541.00Low: 1,490.00Yesterday’s Close: 1,507.50

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.

FTSE 100 movers: Carnival lifted by strong results, airline stocks rebound

Carnival topped the risers as strong first-quarter results prompted a lift in full year earnings guidance. It boasted that advance bookings for the remainder of 2015 were steaming ahead of the prior year and at higher prices.
[Fri 13:12]

FTSE 100 movers: Standard Chartered soars on upgrade, miners higher

Standard Chartered topped the risers after having its rating upgraded from 'neutral' to 'overweight' at JPMorgan. The broker said: "We believe that last week's UK budget may lead the market to attach a higher probability of strategic actions to change domicile and unlock value."
[Mon 12:52]

FTSE 100 movers: Next slumps on weak outlook, tobacco stocks lower

Shares in Next slumped as the fashion retailer took a cautious view of the outlook for the 2015-2016 financial year, saying some of its collections are "not as strong as they were at this point last year".
[19 Mar '15]

Wednesday tips round-up: BHP Billiton, IG Group

BHP Billiton's decision to de-merge some of its non-core activities into a new vehicle, South 32, opens up some intriguing possibilities, according to The Times' Tempus column. In essence, the Australian miner is hoping the new company will eventually become the target of a takeover. Unlike most miners, it will not have any exposure to iron ore. Furthermore, as an Aussie outfit it will not be eligible for inclusion in the various indices.
[18 Mar '15]

London close: Energy stocks lift markets ahead of Budget, as investors await Fed

After dipping into the red around midday, UK stocks rallied into the close with the FTSE 100 finishing 0.5% higher on the back of decent gains in the oil sector ahead of Wednesday's Budget statement.
[17 Mar '15]

FTSE 100 movers: CRH lower on Holcim rejection, miners and energy stocks higher

Building materials group CRH was extending losses after Holcim on Monday rejected the terms of its proposed tie-up with Lafarge. CRH is set to snap up 6.5bn of assets from the two European cements companies when they merge.
[17 Mar '15]

London midday: Energy stocks rise but FTSE pares gains ahead of Fed meeting

Stocks in the oil and mining sectors were performing well on Tuesday morning, though gains for the wider market were erased by lunchtime as investors awaited the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
[17 Mar '15]

London open: Sainsbury's and mining stocks bolster markets ahead of Fed

UK stocks rose for the second straight day on Tuesday, helped by a strong performance on Asian markets overnight, ahead of the start of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
[17 Mar '15]

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