Thomas Cook: Numis downgrades to add with a target price of 159p.
Food and beverage outlets operator SSP posted a jump in first-half profit and revenue on Wednesday as it reaped the benefits of growing air passenger numbers, new contract openings across the world and its ongoing programme of operational improvements.
ZPG: RBC Capital Markets downgrades to sector perform with a target price of 490p.
Goldman Sachs downgraded SSP, an operator of food and beverage outlets, to 'sell' from 'neutral' but lifted the price target to 575p from 535p.
Countrywide: Berenberg upgrades to hold with a target price of 95p.
Barclays has upped its target price for SSP Group to 700p after the travel food outlet operator's encouraging first-quarter update.
Branded travel catering group SSP on Tuesday said first quarter total revenue rose 13.5% on a constant currency basis, with like-for-like sales growth of 2.7%.
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Travel operator Tui was downgraded by JPMorgan Cazenove after its good share price run last year and what is expected to be a "less supportive" 2018, while SSP was upgraded as its shares offer an "attractive entry point".
SSP: JP Morgan upgrades to overweight with a target price of 765p.
SSP Group, the food and drink concession operator, has agreed to acquire part of German rival Stockheim for an undisclosed fee.
SIG: Canaccord downgrades to Hold with a target price of 180p.
SSP reported a rise in full-year profit on Wednesday as it announced a special dividend of around £100m, but said that like-for-like revenue growth next year is expected to drop slightly.
AB Foods: Goldman Sachs downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 3400p.
Berkeley Group: Canaccord downgrades to Hold with a target price of 3860p.
Global food travel operator SSP Group said it expected full-year revenue to increase 11.4% after a rise in fourth quarter passenger numbers at airports.
RBS: Jefferies upgrades to Buy with a target price of 306p.
In a look at the leisure sector, Morgan Stanley was positive on Ladbrokes, Whitbread and Merlin Entertainment with 'overweight' recommendations all round, but downgraded SSP Group and Paddy Power Betfair.
Paddy Power: Investec downgrades to Sell with a target price of 6970p.
Sales accelerated at SSP Group, which operates food and drink outlets in airports, train and motorway service stations for the likes of Burger King, Starbucks and Upper Crust, in the third quarter, which was slightly ahead of management expectations.