Afren: FinnCap ups target price from 130p to 140p keeping a hold recommendation.
African Barrick Gold: Westhouse Securities raises target price from 115p to 170p, while downgrading to sell.
Associated British Foods: Numis downgrades to reduce with a target price of 1845p. Panmure Gordon ups target price from 2160p to 2175p retaining a hold recommendation.
Berendsen: Credit Suisse increases target price from 975p to 1100p keeping an outperform rating.
Boot (Henry): Numis initiates with a target price of 217p and a buy recommendation.
British Sky Broadcasting: Goldman Sachs cuts target price from 1170p to 1120p downgrading from a strong buy recommendation to buy.
BT Group: Jefferies takes target price from 385p to 430p and maintains a buy recommendation.
Cairn Energy: FinnCap shifts target price from 315p to 320p retaining a buy recommendation.
Daily Mail & General Trust: Goldman Sachs raises target price from 780p to 850p, but still recommends selling.
De La Rue: Numis downgrades to hold with a target price of 831p.
Direct Line: Deutsche Bank moves target price from 230p to 240p retaining a hold recommendation.
Electra Private Equity: Liberum Capital downgrades to hold with a target price of 2250p.
Electrocomponents: Canaccord Genuity ups target price from 300p to 356p reiterating a buy recommendation.
Faroe Petroleum: FinnCap shifts target price from 135p to 140p, while downgrading to hold.
First Derivates: Panmure Gordon raises target price from 900p to 1000p and reiterates a buy recommendation.
HG Capital Trust: Liberum Capital downgrades to sell with a target price of 1055p.
Hiscox: Canaccord Genuity ups target price from 670p to 700p and retains a hold recommendation.
IDOX: Investec reduces target price from 58p to 38p and downgrades from buy to hold.
Imperial Tabacco: Panmure Gordon reduces target price from 2650p to 2300p and downgrades from buy to hold. Investec places both its target price (prev.: 2475p) and its buy recommendation under review. Credit Suisse cuts target price from 2700p to 2600p keeping an outperform rating.
Informa: Goldman Sachs lowers target price from 645p to 640p downgrading to neutral.
JZ Capital Partners: Liberum Capital initiates with a target price of 430p and a hold recommendation.
Kofax: Panmure Gordon takes target price from 391p to 413p and maintains a buy recommendation.
Next Fifteen Communications: Westhouse Securities shifts target price from 74p to 79p and stays with its neutral rating. Canaccord Genuity upgrades from hold to a speculative buy recommendation with its target price at 94p.
Pearson: Goldman Sachs cuts target price from 1590p to 1520p downgrading to neutral.
Premier Oil: FinnCap moves target price from 405p to 420p and maintains a buy recommendation.
Reed Elsevier: Goldman Sachs ups target price from 955p to 1105p retaining a neutral rating.
Royal Bank of Scotland: JP Morgan lowers target price from 335p to 320p and maintains its neutral rating.
RPC Group: Panmure Gordon downgrades from buy to hold with a target price of 553p.
RPS Group: Jefferies raises target price from 290p to 340p and keeps a buy recommendation.
UBM: Goldman Sachs upgrades to strong buy with a target price of 890p.
Weir Group: JP Morgan reduces target price from 2680p to 2400p downgrading to neutral. Credit Suisse lowers target price from 2260p to 2210p and maintains a neutral rating. Investec reduces target price from 2610p to 2250p and downgrades from buy to add.
Wilmington Group: Numis raises target price from 241p to 265p and maintains a buy recommendation. Canaccord Genuity moves target price from 229p to 243p and retains a buy recommendation.
WPP Group: Goldman Sachs increases target price from 1600p to 1700p retaining a buy recommendation.
3i Group: Liberum Capital downgrades to hold with a target price of 377p.
4imprint: WH Ireland takes target price from 640p to 690p and keeps a buy recommendation.