Oxford Instruments: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 1,180p.
Tate & Lyle: Jefferies downgrades to hold with a target price of 700p.
Oxford Instruments swung back to a profit in the year to the end of March 2018, driven by a strong performance from its materials and characterisation business and favourable currency movements.
Ocado: JP Morgan downgrades to neutral with a target price of 505p.
Oxford Instruments said on Wednesday that its performance for the full year will be in line with expectations.
Analysts at investment bank Jefferies took a look at UK industrials on Thursday, retaining their positive outlook on the sector, but noting that while macroeconomic data was strong, FX headwinds could be on the horizon.
MONDI: Deutsche Bank upgrades to buy with a target price of 2150p.
Thomas Cook: Berenberg downgrades to Sell with a target price of 100p.
WPP: Morgan Stanley downgrades to Equal Weight with a target price of 1600p.
Oxford Instruments said on Tuesday that trading in the first five months of the year has been in line, supported by favourable currency movements.
Analysts at Barclays revised their target price for Oxford Instruments's shares higher, hailing recent moves on its portfolio of businesses and balance sheet.
Capita: HSBC upgrades to Buy with a target price of 820p.
Halma: HSBC downgrades to Hold with a target price of 1200p.
Provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry Oxford Instruments kept its full-year dividend steady despite a rise in underlying earnings per share.
High technology solutions, information and services provider Oxford Instruments announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (HHT) for a consideration of £80m on a cash and debt free basis.
Oxford Instruments said on Thursday that its full-year performance is anticipated to be in line with the prior year.
Oxford Instruments has offloaded its superconducting wire unit for $17.5m (£14.1m) cash, relieving the group of one of the main sources of its September profit warning.
High technology tools and systems provider Oxford Instruments announced its half year results for the six months to 30 September on Tuesday, with revenue up 4.1% to £171.5m compared to the first half of last year.
Underlying basis revenues and profits at Oxford Instruments in the first five months of the year have been "slightly below" the same period last year.
JPMorgan Cazenonve has upgraded Bodycote to Neutral, from Underweight, and hiked its target price on the stock.
It remains Overweight on GKN, Oxford Instruments, Smiths and Spirax-Sarco, and Underweight on Fenner and Weir.