Friday broker round-up UPDATE

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LONDON (ShareCast) - Aberdeen Asset Management (Other OTC: ABDNF - news) : UBS (Xetra: UB0BL6 - news) shifts target price from 440p to 470p and reiterates a buy recommendation. Credit Suisse (NYSE: CRP - news) takes target price from 410p to 470p staying with its outperform rating. Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) revises target price from 470p to 490p, while its overweight rating remains unchanged. Jefferies moves target price from 375p to 400p and retains a hold recommendation.

African Barrick Gold (LSE: ABG.L - news) : Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) reduces target price from 390p to 350p, while maintaining an equal-weight rating.

AMEC (Other OTC: AMCBF - news) : Liberum Capital moves target price from 1158p to 1135p leaving its hold recommendation unchanged. UBS lowers target price from 1285p to 1200p, while retaining a buy recommendation. Nomura shifts target price from 1340p to 1300p and keeps a buy recommendation. Barclays takes target price from 1320p to 1350p and leaves its underweight rating unaltered. Exane BNP shifts target price from 1140p to 1110p staying with its underperform rating.

ARM Holdings (LSE: ARM.L - news) : Citigroup (NYSE: C - news) ups target price from 835p to 1070p and still recommends buying.

Avocet Mining (LSE: AVM.L - news) : Investec (LSE: INVP.L - news) cuts target price from 79p to 28.60p, while reiterating a hold recommendation. Westhouse Securities reduces target price from 70p to 35p, but keeps its neutral rating.

Capital & Counties Properties (LSE: CAPC.L - news) : Morgan Stanley ups target price from 260p to 290p keeping an overweight rating.

Compass Group (Other OTC: CMPGF - news) : Credit Suisse raises target price from 813p to 912p, while maintaining an outperform rating.

Drax Group (LSE: DRX.L - news) : Citigroup increases target price from 525p to 590p and retains a neutral rating.

F&C Commercial Property Tst: Liberum Capital initiates with a target price of 109p and a buy recommendation.

Fresnillo (Other OTC: FNLPF - news) : Citigroup reduces target price from 1956p to 1520p and downgrades to sell.

Halma (LSE: HLMA.L - news) : HB Markets upgrades to buy.

IMI (LSE: IMI.L - news) : Morgan Stanley moves target price from 1154p to 1192p, while downgrading to equal-weight.

Inchcape (LSE: INCH.L - news) : UBS raises target price from 515p to 540p keeping a buy recommendation.

Invensys (LSE: ISYS.L - news) : Morgan Stanley takes target price from 254p to 390p and upgrades to overweight.

IRP Property Investments: Liberum Capital starts with a target price of 53p and a hold rating.

ISIS Property Trust: Liberum Capital initiates with a target price of 69p and a hold rating.

ITV (LSE: ITV.L - news) : Nomura shifts target price from 125p to 130p keeping a buy recommendation.

Ladbrokers: Barclays increases target price from 165p to 210p reiterating an equal-weight rating.

Moneysupermarket.com: UBS revises target price from 185p to 230p retaining a buy recommendation.

Morgan Crucible Company: Citigroup shifts target price form 300p to 320p staying with its buy recommendation. JP Morgan raises target price from 275p to 325p, while its overweight rating is maintained.

Next Fifteen Communications Group: Canaccord Genuity raises target price from 119p to 130p and keeps a buy recommendation.

Pearson (NYSE: PSO - news) : Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) ups target price from 1325p to 1360p, while its hold recommendation is kept. Citigroup cuts target price from 1310p to 1300p and maintains a neutral rating.

Petropavlovsk (LSE: POG.L - news) : Citigroup reduces target price from 501p to 377p and downgrades to neutral.

Picton Property Income: Liberum Capital initiates with its target price at 37p and a hold rating.

Randgold Resources: Citigroup cuts target price from 6600p to 5540p downgrading to sell.

Rio Tinto (Xetra: 855018 - news) : Deutsche Bank moves target price from 4680p to 4720p and stays with its buy recommendation. UBS revises target price from 4320p to 4490p maintaining its buy recommendation.
Rotork (LSE: ROR.L - news) : Morgan Stanley raises target price from 2240p to 2540p and reiterates an equal-weight rating. HB Markets downgrades to hold.

Schroder Real Estate IT: Liberum Capital starts with a target price of 36p and a hold recommendation.

Shire Pharmaceuticals: UBS increases target price from 2240p to 2400p keeping a buy recommendation. Credit Suisse lowers target price from 2410p to 2350p and retains an outperform rating. Panmure Gordon ups target price from 1900p to 2150p, while staying with its hold recommendation.

Smiths Group (LSE: SMIN.L - news) : Morgan Stanley revises target price from 1125p to 1281p maintaining an equal-weight rating.

SnackTime: Westhouse Securities cuts target price from 50p to 20p and reiterates an add rating.

Standart Life Investment: Liberum Capital starts with a target price of 60p and a buy recommendation.

Tate & Lyle (LSE: TATE.L - news) : Exane BNP downgrades to neutral with a target price of 800p.

TR Property Investment Trust: Liberum Capital starts coverage with a target price of 195p and a buy recommendation.

TUI Travel (LSE: TT.L - news) : Panmure Gordon increases target price from 245p to 303p and upgrades from sell to hold.

UK Commercial Property Trust: Liberum Capital begins coverage with a target price of 68p and a hold recommendation.

Vesuvius (Other OTC: CKSNF - news) : Morgan Stanley initiates with a target price of 385p and an equal-weight rating.

Weir Group (Other OTC: WEIGY - news) : Morgan Stanley ups target price from 1660p to 1830p, but keeps an underweight rating.

WPP Group: Morgan Stanley increases target price from 912p to 1090p and retains an equal-weight rating.