Friday broker round-up UPDATE



LONDON (ShareCast) - Aberdeen Asset Management (Other OTC: ABDNF - news) : UBS (Berlin: UBRA.BE - news) ups target price from 370p to 440p maintaining a buy rating. JP Morgan (Other OTC: JPAAZ - news) shifts target price from 479p to 498p and keeps an overweight rating. Numis raises target price from 400p to 430p, while its add rating remains unchanged.

Afren (LSE: AFR.L - news) : Nomura cuts target price from 185p to 175p downgrading from buy to neutral.

African Barrick Gold (LSE: ABG.L - news) : Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) cuts target price from 490p to 415p, while its hold rating is unchanged.

Aggreko (LSE: AGK.L - news) : HSBC (LSE: HSBA.L - news) lowers price target from 1750p to 1650 keeping an underweight rating.

Ashmore Group (Other OTC: AJMPF - news) : UBS reduces target price from 390p to 375p and downgrades from buy to neutral.

Associated British Food: Deutsche Bank raises target price from 1070p to 1500p and keeps a hold rating. Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) revises target price from 1475p to 1700p maintaining an overweight rating.

ASOS (Other OTC: ASOMY - news) : Societe Generale (Paris: FR0000130809 - news) takes price target from 2530p to 2850p, while its hold recommendation is maintained.

Bovis Homes (LSE: BVS.L - news) : Panmure Gordon revises target price from 622p to 650p, while its buy rating is not changed. Northland Capital ups target price from 680p to 700p and retains a buy recommendation.

BT Group (LSE: BT-A.L - news) : Nomura lowers target price from 1600p to 1500p reiterating a buy rating.

Dixons Retail (Other OTC: DSITF - news) : Nomura shifts its target price from 22p to 23p leaving the neutral rating unaltered.

easyJet: HSBC raises target price from 675p to 1000p upgrading to overweight.

Enterprise Inns (LSE: ETI.L - news) : Panmure Gordon increases target price from 87p to 123p maintaining a buy rating.

Experian (Other OTC: EXPGF - news) : Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) downgrades from overweight to equal-weight.

Fuller Smith & Turner (LSE: FSTA.L - news) : Panmure Gordon moves target price from 735p to 755p and retains a hold rating.

Gem Diamonds: Nomura initiates with a target price of 135p and a reduce rating.

Henderson Group (LSE: HGG.L - news) : UBS takes target price from 115p to 158p staying with its buy recommendation.

Home Retail Group: Deutsche Bank ups target price from 120p to 145p, while the hold rating is reiterated. Nomura revises its target price from 85p to 93p and maintains a reduce rating. HSBC increases target price from 150p to 160p and downgrades to neutral. Societe Generale moves price target from 115p to 152p reiterating a hold recommendation. Numis downgrades to reduce with its target price at 125p.

Kingfisher (LSE: KGF.L - news) : UBS shifts target price from 290p to 280p keeping a neutral rating.

Meggitt (Other OTC: MEGGF - news) : Barclays raises target price from 450p to 520p and upgrades to overweight.

Monitise (Other OTC: MONIF - news) : Seymour Pierce lowers target price from 60p to 55p, while retaining a buy rating.

Morrison (WM): Deutsche Bank reduces target price from 258p to 235p and leaves the hold recommendation unchanged.

Mothercare (LSE: MTC.L - news) : UBS moves target price from 250p to 270p, while its sell recommendation remains unaltered.

Ophir Energy (Other OTC: OPGYF - news) : Nomura revises target price from 683p to 750p and upgrades from reduce to buy.

Petra Diamonds (Other OTC: PDMDF - news) : Nomura starts with its target price at 160p and a buy recommendation.

Petropavlovsk (LSE: POG.L - news) : Westhouse Securities revises target price from 470p to 490p and keeps its buy rating. JP Morgan cuts target price from 610p to 569p, while the overweight rating remains unaltered. Numis increases target price from 420p to 480p reiterating an add rating.

Reckitt Benckiser Group: HSBC ups target price from 3800p to 4400p retaining a hold recommendation.

Rexam (LSE: REX.L - news) : Jefferies raises target price from 395p to 500p and downgrades to hold.

Rio Tinto (Xetra: 855018 - news) : Deutsche Bank takes price target from 4450p to 4400p and sticks to its buy rating.

Rotork (LSE: ROR.L - news) : JP Morgan revises target price from 2500p to 2700p, while not altering the overweight rating.

SAB Miller: JP Morgan alters target price from 2855p to 3645p, while its overweight rating remains unchanged.

Spectris (Other OTC: SEPJF - news) : Jefferies raises target price from 1925p to 2270p reiterating its buy recommendation.

SQS Software Quality: Panmure Gordon lowers target price from 259p to 243p and retains a hold rating.

St James's Place: Panmure Gordon increases target price from 425p to 540p and still recommends to buy.

Tullow Oil (LSE: TLW.L - news) : Nomura cuts target price from 1635p to 1350p still recommending to reduce.

Wetherspoon JD: JP Morgan reduces target price from 465p to 435p keeping an underweight rating.