Friday broker round-up UPDATE



LONDON (ShareCast) - Aberdeen Asset Management (Other OTC: ABDNF - news) : Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) upgrades to buy with its target price at 360p.

APR Energy (Other OTC: APRYY - news) : JP Morgan (Other OTC: JPAAZ - news) lowers target price from 1005p to 950p, while its overweight rating is left unchanged.

Brooks Macdonald Group: Numis ups target price from 1400p to 1470p and retains a hold recommendation.

Burberry: HSBC (LSE: HSBA.L - news) increases target price from 1300p to 1500p maintaining a neutral rating.

Carphone Warehouse Group: Citigroup (NYSE: C - news) raises target price from 225p to 260p still recommending to buy.

Chemring Group (LSE: CHG.L - news) : UBS (Berlin: UBRA.BE - news) takes target price from 360p to 380p and retains a buy recommendation. JP Morgan ups target price from 255p to 300p staying with its overweight rating. Espirito Santo increases target price from 320p to 360p, while its buy recommendation is maintained.

Croda International (Other OTC: COIHF - news) : Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) moves target price from 2430p to 2700p and reiterates an overweight rating.

C&W Communications: HSBC lowers target price from 56p to 41p downgrading from overweight to neutral.

Debenhams (Other OTC: DBHSY - news) : Seymour Pierce cuts target price from 100p to 95p and keeps a reduce rating.

Dignity (LSE: DTY.L - news) : N+1 Singer ups target price from 1096p to 1287p still recommending to buy.

Dragon Oil (LSE: DGO.L - news) : Citigroup reduces target price from 880p to 818p and maintains a buy recommendation.

easyJet: Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) raises target price from 940p to 1040p keeping its buy recommendation. Morgan Stanley moves target price from 1000p to 1060p and reiterates an overweight rating. UBS revises target price from 890p to 1000p and upgrades to buy. HSBC ups target price from 1000p to 1100p, while its overweight rating is unaltered. Citigroup takes price target from 930p to 980p and maintains a neutral rating.

Enterprise Inns (LSE: ETI.L - news) : Panmure Gordon raises target price from 87p to 123p and reiterates a buy recommendation.

First Group: JP Morgan cuts target price from 245p to 237p and stays with an overweight rating.

International Consolidated Airlines Group: JP Morgan upgrades to overweight.

Johnson Matthey (LSE: JMAT.L - news) : Morgan Stanley increases target price from 2070p to 2298p keeping an underweight rating.

Kingfisher (LSE: KGF.L - news) : Goldman Sachs lowers target price from 360p to 340p and leaves its buy recommendation unchanged.

Ladbrokes (LSE: LAD.L - news) : Morgan Stanley shifts target price from 160p to 170p retaining an underweight rating.

London Mining (Other OTC: LIIGF - news) : JP Morgan moves target price from 200p to 215p and keeps an overweight rating. Citigroup ups target price from 180p to 200p still recommending to buy.

London Stock Exchange Group: JP Morgan raises target price from 886p to 1050p, while reiterating an underweight rating. Numis downgrades to hold with a target price of 1128p.

Man Group (LSE: EMG.L - news) : Goldman Sachs downgrades to neutral.

National Grid (LSE: NG.L - news) : Goldman Sachs shifts target price from 605p zo 609p and still recommends to sell.

Ocado Group (Other OTC: OCDGF - news) : Exane BNP increases target price from 90p to 140p and maintains an outperform rating.

Petropavlovsk (LSE: POG.L - news) : Goldman Sachs downgrades to sell with a target price of 365p.

Polymetal International (Other OTC: POYYF - news) : UBS takes price target from 1170p to 1300p upgrading to buy.

St James's Place: Deutsche Bank ups target price from 465p to 485p, while its hold rating remains unchanged. JP Morgan revises target price from 457p to 496p and maintains an overweight rating. Numis increases target price from415p to 515p and upgrades to add.

Synthomer: Morgan Stanley revises target price from 245p to 270p, while its overweight rating is reiterated.

Thomas Cook Group: UBS raises target price from 24p to 75p and upgrades to buy. Citigroup downgrades to sell with a target price of 40p.

TUI Travel (LSE: TT.L - news) : Citigroup takes target price from 175p to 300p, while leaving its neutral rating unaltered; Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) reinstates at outperform and its target at 320p.

United Drug (LSE: UDG.L - news) : Investec (LSE: INVP.L - news) initiates with a target price of 240p and a sell recommendation.

United Utilities (LSE: UU.L - news) : HSBC moves target price from 720p to 770p keeping a neutral rating.

Vesuvius: JP Morgan initiates with a target price of 420p and an overweight rating.