J Sainsbury: Berenberg reiterates buy with a target price of 369p.
The loan book at OneSavings Bank grew 5% in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday, as it reiterated its guidance for the year.
Greencore Group plc: Berenberg reiterates buy with a target price of 225p.
OneSavings Bank posted a 21% jump in full-year profit on Thursday as the loan book grew and the company said it kicked off 2018 with a strong pipeline of new business, but guidance on margins disappointed.
OneSavings Bank was in the red on Wednesday after private investment firm JC Flowers & Co sold around 24.3m shares in the company.
OneSavings Bank reported 17% growth in its loan book for the first nine months of the year, driven primarily by its buy-to-let activities, as it bumped up its loan book growth forecast.
With the domestically-focused FTSE 250 having rallied to a near multi-decade price-to-earnings high, Liberum said on Monday that it now prefers the internationally-exposed top-flight index.
South African's FirstRand bank said on Monday it would be prepared to mount a hostile bid for smaller UK peer Aldermore if the challenger bank's board do not approve the deal.
OneSavings Bank was under pressure on Wednesday after funds managed by private investment firm JC Flowers sold 20m shares in the challenger bank, equivalent to an 8% stake.
Dixons Carphone: RBC downgrades to Outperform with a target price of 215p.
OneSavings Bank posted a 20% increase in first-half profit on Thursday as its loan book grew.
WPP: HSBC maintains Buy with a target price of 1850p.
The FTSE 250 extended its winning streak to four days on Thursday, led by retailers and mortgage lenders.
Halfords: Numis upgrades to Hold with a target price of 360p.
Investec upgraded OneSavings Bank to 'buy' from 'hold', keeping the price target at 455p.
Funds managed and advised by private investment firm JC Flowers & Co have sold 25m shares in OneSavings Bank, equating to a stake of around 10%, for approximately £110m.
OneSavings Bank grew its loan book 5% in the first quarter, a doubly good result considering the challenger bank's very strong start last year.
Burberry: Barclays reiterates Overweight with a target price of 1900p.
Shares in OneSavings Bank fell on Tuesday after private investment firm JC Flowers & Co. sold around 24.3m shares in the challenger bank, equating to a 10% stake.
Hikma Pharmaceutical: JPMorgan downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 2400p.