African Barrick Gold: Investec places its target price (prev.: 137p) under review and keeps a sell recommendation. Canaccord Genuity upgrades from sell to hold with an unchanged target price of 125p.
AMEC: Goldman Sachs cuts target price from 1248p to 1227p, while keeping its buy recommendation.
Associated British Foods: Exane raises target price from 2400p to 2700p and reiterates an outperform rating.
Aquarius Platinum: Goldman Sachs upgrades from sell to neutral with a target price of 93p.
Beazley: Westhouse Securities upgrades to add with a target price of 245p.
Betfair: Credit Suisse initiates with a target price of 1185p and an outperform rating.
BHP Billiton: Goldman Sachs increases target price from 1900p to 1950p and maintains a neutral rating.
Blinkx: Numis places both its target price (prev.: 136p) and its buy recommendation under review.
Bovis Homes Group: Panmure Gordon raises target price from 840p to 873p keeping its buy recommendation.
BP: Deutsche Bank ups target price from 500p to 520p and keeps a buy recommendation. Goldman Sachs lowers target price from 450p to 440p and stays with its neutral rating. Investec takes target price from 440p to 460p retaining its hold recommendation. Societe Generale raises target price from 490p to 530p upgrading to buy.
bwin.party: Credit Suisse initiates with a target price of 99p and an underperform rating.
easyJet: Barclays upgrades to overweight with a target price of 1530p.
Gable Holdings: Panmure Gordon moves target price from 71p to 84p upgrading from hold to buy.
Genel Energy: Canaccord Genuity lowers target price from 1114p to 1100p and reiterates a hold recommendation.
GlaxoSmithKline: JP Morgan reduces target price from 1900p to 1750p and stays with its neutral rating.
Halfords Group: Barclays takes target price from 330p to 360p reiterating an equal-weight rating.
Ladbrokers: Alphavalue shifts target price from 197p to 196.50p and downgrades from add to reduce. Credit Suisse initiates with a target price of 170p and an underperform rating.
Land Securities: Alphavalue moves target price from 865.60p to 866.90p, while downgrading from reduce to sell.
Legal & General Group: JP Morgan ups target price from 151p to 164p, while leaving its underweight rating unchanged.
Lloyds Banking Group: Deutsche Bank raises target price from 77p to 90p retaining a buy recommendation.
Lookers: Panmure Gordon shifts target price from 140p to 147p and keeps its buy recommendation.
Nighthawk Energy: Westhouse Securities shifts target price from 14p to 16.50p and reiterates a buy recommendation.
Pace: Numis increases target price from 200p to 310p upgrading to hold.
Pearson: Numis takes target price from 1225p to 1297p and maintains a hold recommendation. Investec places its target price (prev.:1325p) under review, while keeping its add rating.
Playtech: Credit Suisse initiates with a target price of 835p and a neutral rating.
Regus: Credit Suisse raises target price from 190p to 225p retaining its outperform rating.
Rightmove: Canaccord Genuity increases target price from 2800p to 3000p keeping a buy recommendation.
Speedy Hire: Investec ups target price from 85p to 100p maintaining a buy recommendation.
Spirent Communications: N+1 Singer cuts target price from 160p to 140p retaining a buy recommendation.
Spirit Pub: Deutsche Bank moves target price from 70p to 77p and maintains its hold recommendation.
Standard Chartered: UBS takes target price from 1790p to 1680p, while leaving its buy recommendation unaltered.
Tullow Oil: Investec cuts target price from 940p to 925p, while upgrading from sell to hold.
Wood Group: Goldman Sachs reduces target price from 974p to 916p, while upgrading from buy to strong buy.
Whitbread: Alphavalue cuts target price from 3002.30p to 2996.20p and downgrades from reduce to sell.
William Hill: Credit Suisse initiates with a target price of 465p and an outperform rating.
Wolfson Microelectronics: FinnCap lowers target price from 140p to 120p and retains a sell recommendation. Numis ups target price from 170p to 200p and upgrades to buy.