Wednesday broker round-up UPDATE

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LONDON (ShareCast) - Aberdeen Asset Management (Other OTC: ABDNF - news) : Societe Generale (Paris: FR0000130809 - news) downgrades to hold, while its target price of 375p is not altered.

Amara Mining (Other OTC: CLUGF - news) : Investec (LSE: INVP.L - news) reduces target price from 89p to 83p and reiterates a buy recommendation.

Associated British Foods (LSE: ABF.L - news) : Jefferies raises target price from 1365p to 1650p keeping a hold recommendation.

Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) : Investec moves target price from 285p to 320p still recommending to buy.

Barratt Developments (LSE: BDEV.L - news) : JP Morgan (Other OTC: JPAAZ - news) increases target price from 189p to 200p and downgrades to underweight.

Bellway (Other OTC: BLWYF - news) : JP Morgan takes target price from 1088p to 1130p, but downgrades to neutral.

Big Yellow Group: Peel Hunt downgrades to hold with a target price of 380p.

Bovis Homes Group: JP Morgan downgrades to underweight with its target price still at 560p.

Britvic (Other OTC: BTVCF - news) : Numis downgrades to hold with its target price at 443p.

Close Brothers Group: Shore Capital downgrades to hold.

Coastal Energy: Investec downgrades from buy to hold, while maintaining a target price of 1406p.

Croda International (Other OTC: COIHF - news) : Berenberg ups target price from 2600p to 2700p, while its buy recommendation is retained.

Dignity (LSE: DTY.L - news) : Numis revises target price from 1130p to 1250p and downgrades to add.

easyJet: Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) increases target price from 850p to 1000p maintaining an overweight rating.

Euromoney: Investec raises target price from 865p to 990p and reiterates a buy recommendation.

Faroe Petroleum: Canaccord Genuity moves target price from 170p to 190p upgrading to buy.

Ferrexpo (LSE: FXPO.L - news) : Seymour Pierce lowers target price from 464p to 373p, while its buy recommendation remains unchanged.

Fresnillo (Other OTC: FNLPF - news) : UBS (Berlin: UBRA.BE - news) cuts target price from 2100p to 2000p and keeps a neutral rating. Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) reduces target price from 1800p to 1705p, while its hold recommendation remains unchanged. JP Morgan revises target price from 2150p to 2070p maintaining an overweight rating.

Halma (LSE: HLMA.L - news) : Investec raises target price from 505p to 515p keeping a buy recommendation.

Hargreaves Services: Westhouse Securities upgrades from add to buy with its target price at 927p.

Hays (LSE: HAS.L - news) : Exane BNP ups target price from 95p to 107p and stays with its outperform rating.

Henderson Group (LSE: HGG.L - news) : Societe Generale raises target price from 115p to 135p and downgrades to sell.

Hyder Consulting (LSE: HYC.L - news) : Panmure Gordon moves price target from 430p to 488p, while reiterating a hold recommendation.

Inmarsat (Other OTC: IMASF - news) : HSBC (LSE: HSBA.L - news) revises target price from 630p to 650p retaining a neutral rating.

Kingfisher (LSE: KGF.L - news) : Deutsche Bank lowers target price from 300p to 290p, while its hold recommendation is reiterated.

Ladbrokers: Oriel Securities upgrades to hold.

Michael Page International (LSE: MPI.L - news) : Exane BNP raises target price from 340p to 400p upgrading to neutral.

Nanoco Group (Other OTC: NNOCF - news) : Nomura upgrades to buy. Canaccord Genuity ups target price from 103p to 275p and maintains its buy recommendation.

Persimmon (Other OTC: PSMMF - news) : JP Morgan increases target price from 786p to 850p keeping its neutral rating.

Petra Diamonds (Other OTC: PDMDF - news) : Bank of America (Other OTC: BACYL - news) cuts target price from 170p to 140p and still recommends to buy.

Redrow (LSE: RDW.L - news) : JP Morgan moves target price from 159p to 172p and downgrades to underweight.

Renishaw (Other OTC: RNSHF - news) : Citigroup (NYSE: C - news) raises target price from 1160p to 1383p, but still recommends to sell.

Rightmove (LSE: RMV.L - news) : Barclays ups target price from 1740p to 1950p and upgrades to overweight.

SAB Miller: Credit Suisse (NYSE: CRP - news) takes price target from 3100p to 3300p and maintains an outperform rating. Exane BNP shifts target price from 3300p to 3333p keeping its outperform rating. Espirito Santo raises target price from 2570p to 2860p, while its neutral rating remains unchanged.

Sage Group (LSE: SGE.L - news) : Merchant Securities takes target price from 290p to 300p, while its hold recommendation is maintained. Espirito Santo raises target price from 335p to 355p and still recommends to buy. Societe Generale shifts target price from 270p to 280p keeping its sell recommendation.

Silvermere Energy: Merchant Securities cuts target price from 16.70p to 14.40p, while retaining a buy recommendation.

Stat Pro Group: Nomura upgrades to buy.

Taylor Wimpey (LSE: TW.L - news) : JP Morgan shifts target price from 70p to 78p, while downgrading to neutral.

WH Smith (LSE: SMWH.L - news) : Panmure Gordon increases target price from 584p to 700p, while its hold recommendation remains unaltered. Bank of America raises target price from 725p to 775p and keeps a buy rating.

William Hill (Other OTC: WIMHY - news) : JP Morgan shifts target price from 385p to 390p, while staying with its overweight rating. Oriel Securities upgrades to add.

3i Group: Oriel Securities downgrades to sell with a target price of 230p.