Ashtead Group: Jefferies raises target price from 450p to 525p and keeps a buy recommendation.
Aviva: Berenberg cuts target price from 480p to 470p, while retaining a hold recommendation. JP Morgan revises target price from 424p to 443p and maintains an overweight rating.
Barr (AG): Societe Generale raises target price from 530p to 600p and still recommends to buy.
BHP Billiton: Deutsche Bank shifts target price from 2325p to 2335p, while its buy recommendation is unaltered.
British Sky Broadcasting Group: Investec moves target price from 850p to 870p, while its buy rating remains unchanged.
Britvic: Societe Generale increases target price from 440p to 465p maintaining a buy recommendation. Bank of America ups target price from 400p to 470p upgrading from underperform to neutral.
Centrica: HSBC raises target price from 350p to 400p and upgrades to overweight.
Chemring: Investec takes price target from 280p to 335p and leaves its buy recommendation unchanged.
Close Brothers Group: UBS raises target price from 850p to 930p, while retaining a neutral rating. JP Morgan takes price target from 920p to 997p and reiterates its overweight rating.
Dairy Crest Group: JP Morgan increases target price from 404p to 450p and stays with an overweight rating.
Darty: UBS shifts target price from 60p to 65p and downgrades from buy to neutral.
easyJet: Numis downgrades to hold with a target price of 900p.
EMIS Group: Numis lowers target price from 900p to 820p, while keeping a hold rating. Canaccord Genuity cuts target price from 815p to 725p and retains a hold rating.
Halma: JP Morgan moves target price from 415p to 435p maintaining a neutral rating.
Hochschild Mining: JP Morgan reduces target price from 515p to 450p and retains its neutral rating.
Inchcape: Nomura takes price target from 440p to 485p leaving its neutral rating unchanged.
Informa: Peel Hunt downgrades to hold with a target price of 475p.
ITE Group: Investec ups target price from 255p to 285p and still recommends to buy.
Pearson: Barclays upgrades to neutral from underperform.
Pennon Group: Bank of America raises target price from 600p to 640p keeping an underperform rating.
Polymetal International: JP Morgan lowers target price from 114p to 1100p staying with its neutral rating.
PPHT Hotel Group: Investec increases target price from 350p to 380p, while its buy recommendation is unaltered.
Prudential: Morgan Stanley takes price target from 1044p to 1054p and stays with its overweight rating.
Quintain Estates Developments: JP Morgan ups target price from 65p to 75p, while maintaining an overweight rating.
Randgold Resources: Bank of America upgrades from neutral to buy with its target price at 8500p.
Resolution: Deutsche Bank shifts target price from 256p to 260p retaining a hold rating.
SAB Miller: Citigroup takes target price from 3200p to 3460p, while its buy recommendation is maintained.
Severn Trent: Bank of America revises target price from 1540p to 1680p and upgrades from underperform to neutral.
SSE: HSBC shifts target price from 1440p to 1470p and keeps a neutral rating.
Standart Life: Deutsche Bank moves target price from 300p to 360p reiterating a hold rating. Exane BNP raises target price from 331p to 371p keeping an outperform rating.
St James's Place: Deutsche Bank increases target price from 425p to 465p and stays with its hold recommendation.
Unilever: Exane BNP revises target price from 2450p to 2500p retaining a neutral rating.
United Utilities: Bank of America ups target price from 660p to 740p and upgrades to buy.
WH Smith: Espirito Santo shifts target price from 700p to 720p, while its buy recommendation is retained. Numis moves target price from 710p to 725p and upgrades to add.
William Hill: Barclays takes price target from 280p to 290p and reiterates an underweight rating.