Johnson Matthey plc: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 3,680p.
Language translation technology group SDL announced on Friday that, based on unaudited results, it was expecting to deliver an adjusted EBITDA for 2017 of approximately £22m after the firm saw language services division improve gross margins throughout the second half of the trading year.
Shares in SDL tumbled on Friday after the software maker warned that its adjusted earnings for 2017 will be below current market expectations if some of its software deals don't close by the end of this year.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals: Morgan Stanley downgrades to Equal Weight with a target price of 1600p.
SDL announced on Friday that Dominic Lavelle had taken temporary leave of absence to undergo treatment for a medical condition.
RBS: Investec upgrades to Hold with a target price of 260p.
SDL said on Thursday that it has agreed to sell its Social Intelligence business.
Canaccord Genuity bumped up its target price on SDL as the company increases the technology content of its offering, which it delivers as a managed service.
SDL beat analysts´ forecasts for the full-year, allowing the company to double its dividend payout.
Language translation technology services company SDL announced on Tuesday that Jim Saunders had been appointed as chief product officer.
The two founders of Fevertree Drinks have sold £17.7m worth of shares in the premium drinks mixers group.
SDL reported a wider full year pre-tax loss for 2015 as it booked an impairment charge related to the group's restructuring.
SDL's founder and chief executive officer Mark Lancaster will step down from the board and his role as CEO with immediate effect and will be leaving the company at the end of the month.
SDL posted a doubling of pre-tax profit in the first half on the back of rising revenue and a strong performance from the group's Language Services division, as it said guidance for the year remains unchanged.
HSBC: Macquarie downgrades to underperform and lowers target to 520p from 600p.
The family of Mark Lancaster, the chief executive of translation and localisation services provider SDL, has increased its stake in the company just over a week after the company's well-received third quarter results.
SDL, the translation services provider, has announced that it is on track to hit full-year profit targets after trading during the third quarter remained in line with internal expectations.
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