Thursday's UK broker ratings

Updated every day, our UK broker ratings identify which FTSE- and AIM-listed companies are affected by a ratings change.

Listed below are details of selected companies that have undergone a ratings change today. Alternatively, download the pdf to see a full list of today's UK broker ratings.

UK broker ratings (10KB)

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Target price

Potential upside/Downside

Contributing broker

Imagination Technologies Group Neutral 310 74.2% Exane BNP Paribas
Barclays Buy 305 13.2% Investec
HSBC Hold 708.87 8.0% Maybank Kim Eng


Source: Bloomberg (2 January 2014)

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