African Barrick Gold: Canaccord Genuity raises target price from 205p to 315p and upgrades from hold to buy.
Ashmore Group: Canaccord Genuity takes target price from 205p to 315p and downgrades from buy to hold.
Associated British Foods: Jefferies increases target price from 2450p to 2600p retaining a hold recommendation.
BAE Systems: Barclays lowers target price from 380p to 370p and retains an underweight rating.
Bovis Homes Group: Liberum Capital raises target price from 911p to 1034p maintaining a buy recommendation. Deutsche Bank ups target price from 1008p to 1030p and reiterates its buy recommendation. Citi moves target price from 940p to 980p, but downgrades to neutral. UBS ups target price from 1000p to 1050p and keeps its buy recommendation. Barclays raises target price from 807.3p to 835.4p, while its underweight rating is kept.
British American Tabacco: Barclays cuts target price from 3850p to 3800p and keeps an overweight rating.
BT Group: Morgan Stanley takes target price from 390p to 410p maintaining an equal-weight rating.
Bunzl: Jefferies moves target price from 1220p to 1230p and retains an underperform rating. Cantor Fitzgerald increases target price from 1260p to 1350p, but still recommends selling.
Cable & Wireless Communications: Citi shifts target price from 43p to 50p, while downgrading to sell.
Catlin Group: Berenberg cuts target price from 577p to 527p downgrading to hold.
Cineworld: Numis cuts target price to 400p retaining an add rating.
Dechra Pharmaceuticals: N+1 Singer ups target price from 740p to 785p and upgrades to buy. Investec shifts target price from 780p to 787p and upgrades from add to buy.
Dialight: Investec cuts target price from 1020p to 885p, while retaining a buy recommendation.
Essar Energy: Citi reduces target price from 130p to 78p and downgrades to neutral.
GKN: Investec places both its target price (prev.: 420p) and its buy recommendation under review.
Hiscox: Deutsche Bank shifts target price from 605p to 610p, while staying with its sell recommendation.
HSBC Holdings: Deutsche Bank cuts target price from 700p to 680p and retains a hold recommendation. Morgan Stanley reduces target price from 762p to 700p reiterating its equal-weight rating. Citi lowers target price from 770p to 685p downgrading to neutral. UBS cuts target price from 715p to 665p and stays with a neutral rating. Canaccord Genuity reduces target price from 825p to 750p, while keeping a buy recommendation.
Imperial Tabacco: Goldman Sachs cuts target price from 2840p to 2810p, while staying with its strong buy recommendation.
Informa: Numis upgrades from add to buy with a target price of 645p.
Ladbrokers: Numis cuts target price to 150p keeping a hold recommendation. Canaccord Genuity lowers target price from 190p to 162p and reiterates a hold recommendation.
Kazakhmys: Credit Suisse ups target price from 200p to 235p retaining a neutral rating.
Kingfisher: Deutsche Bank moves target price from 400p to 415p and maintains its hold recommendation.
Persimmon: Panmure Gordon raises target price from 1158p to 1200p, but still recommends selling.
Presindent Energy: Canaccord Genuity shifts target price from 50p to 51p and keeps a buy recommendation.
Provident Financial: Numis moves target price from 2005p to 2023p, while downgrading from buy to hold.
Regus: Jefferies ups target price from 230p to 280p and keeps a buy recommendation.
Whitbread: Deutsche Bank increases target price from 3505p to 4090p reiterating a hold recommendation.
William Hill: Deutsche Bank cuts target price from 462p to 420p, while leaving its buy recommendation unaltered.