Friday broker round-up



LONDON (ShareCast) - Aviva (LSE: AV.L - news) : SocGen (Paris: FR0000130809 - news) upgrades to hold from sell. Aberdeen: UBS (NYSEArca: DJCI - news) cuts target from 310p to 300p, buy rating unchanged. Associated British Foods (Dusseldorf: 719064.DU - news) : Nomura raises target from 1,375p to 1,400p, buy recommendation unchanged. AstraZeneca (LSE: AZN.L - news) : Jefferies downgrades from buy to hold, target left at 2,975p. AVEVA: Berenberg upgrades to buy, target lifted from 1,660p to 1,927p. Babcock: HB Markets downgrades to hold. Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) : Bernstein downgrades to market perform, target cut from 360p to 180p. Big Yellow Group (Xetra: 539971 - news) : Bank of America ML downgrades to neutral, target lifted from 285p to 315p. Carillion (Dusseldorf: 6CJ.DU - news) : UBS downgrades to sell, target cut from 285p to 230p; Liberum Capital downgrades to sell, target cut from 270p to 235p, sell rating kept. Dunlem: UBS cuts target from 585p to 560p, buy rating kept. Intertek: Morgan Stanley (EUREX: DWDF.EX - news) downgrades to underweight, target raised from 2,510p to 2,740p. Ladbrokes (Other OTC: LDBKF.PK - news) : Davy Research downgrades to neutral. Lonmin (Berlin: LRH.BE - news) : CIBC downgrades to sector performer, target cut from 1,250p to 735p. Marshalls (LSE: MSLH.L - news) : Northland Capital downgrades to hold, target cut from 110p to 85p. Sage: Berenberg upgrades to buy. Sainsbury (LSE: SBRY.L - news) : AlphaValue downgrades to reduce. Travis Perkins (Other OTC: TVPKF.PK - news) : Morgan Stanley downgrades to underweight, target cut from 1,260p to 1,050p. Wolseley (EUREX: WLYF.EX - news) : Morgan Stanley downgrades to equal weight, target cut from 2,700p to 2,540p. BC