Ocado: Bank of America ML downgrades to underperform with a target price of 1,020p.
IMI: Morgan Stanley upgrades to overweight with a target price of 1,410p.
Rio Tinto: Deutsche Bank downgrades to hold with a target price of 4,700p.
Polar Capital Holdings: Numis downgrades to add with a target price of 667p.
FTSE 250 gambling software group Playtech said on Monday that its acquisition of 71% of Italian gaming company Snaitech has been approved by the Italian gaming regulator.
Centrica: Morgan Stanley downgrades to underweight with a target price of 115p.
Playtech said business-to-business gaming revenues had mostly improved in recent months though it was having to take steps to protect its position in Asia as revenues were hit by strong competition.
British bookmakers look set to tap into a gambling bonanza across the Atlantic after the Supreme Court gave permission for states to allow sports betting.
(WebFG News) - Playtech: Deutsche Bank reiterates buy with a target price of 1,300p.
TalkTalk: RBC downgrades to sector perform with a target price of 125p.
Gambling technology company Playtech on Thursday said it had agreed to buy 70.6% of Italian betting and gaming outfit Snaitech from two major shareholders for 846m.
Shares in gambling software provider Playtech sharply fell on Thursday as the company said daily revenue in the first 51 days of the first quarter were down 11% year-on-year against strong comparatives in Asia in the first half of 2017.
Tullow oil: Barclays downgrades to equal weight with a target price of 190p.
Playtech has increased the maximum payout to the head of its new sports division by 35m by lifting the cap to 95m.
Shares in gambling software company Playtech fell after Ladbrokes Coral said it is in advanced talks with GVC Holdings about a possible takeover of the bookmaker, amid concerns about the implications of the deal on its contract with Ladbrokes, for whom it provides online platforms.
Ultra Electronics: JPMorgan downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 1785p.
Playtech said on Thursday that its performance for the full year will be around 5% below the bottom end of market expectations due to a slowdown in Asia and challenges with its Sun Bingo contract.
Dixons Carphone: HSBC downgrades to Hold with a target price of 200p.
WPP: HSBC maintains Buy with a target price of 1850p.
Gambling software development company Playtech saw revenues jump 30% at constant currencies in its first half to 421.6m, it announced on Thursday, with adjusted EBITDA rising 24% by the same measure to 170.9m.