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Equities Research Analysts’ ratings reiterations for Friday, August 8th:

Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) had its conviction-buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

Air Canada (TSE:AC.B) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a C$15.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$17.00.

Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 555 ($9.34) target price on the stock.

Afren Plc (LON:AFR) had its speculative buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a GBX 120 ($2.02) target price on the stock.

Allied Minds PLC (LON:ALM) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group. Jefferies Group currently has a GBX 320 ($5.38) target price on the stock.

AMEC plc (LON:AMEC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a GBX 1,400 ($23.56) price target on the stock.

African Minerals Limited (LON:AMI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group. The firm currently has a GBX 130 ($2.19) target price on the stock.

Aviva plc (LON:AV) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a GBX 550 ($9.25) target price on the stock.

Aviva plc (LON:AV) had its underweight rating reissued by analysts at Barclays.

Aviva plc (LON:AV) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a GBX 450 ($7.57) target price on the stock.

Avigilon Corp (TSE:AVO) had its sector perform rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a C$28.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$29.00.

Avigilon Corp (TSE:AVO) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Raymond James. The firm currently has a C$29.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$31.00.

AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) had its underweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a GBX 3,700 ($62.26) target price on the stock.

BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a GBX 490 ($8.24) price target on the stock.

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Nomura. The firm currently has a GBX 275 ($4.63) price target on the stock.

British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a GBX 3,850 ($64.78) target price on the stock.

Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group. The firm currently has a GBX 233 ($3.92) price target on the stock.

Barratt Developments Plc (LON:BDEV) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 387 ($6.51) target price on the stock.

BG Group plc (LON:BG) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a GBX 1,650 ($27.76) price target on the stock.

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) had its sector perform rating reissued by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a GBX 2,000 ($33.65) price target on the stock.

Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm currently has a GBX 810 ($13.63) target price on the stock.

BP plc (LON:BP) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a GBX 500 ($8.41) price target on the stock.

Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at RBC Capital. They currently have a $2.00 target price on the stock.

Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a GBX 1,615 ($27.17) price target on the stock.

Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc (LON:BRW) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 379 ($6.38) price target on the stock.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Panmure Gordon. Panmure Gordon currently has a GBX 1,639 ($27.58) price target on the stock.

Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 930 ($15.65) price target on the stock.

Bellway plc (LON:BWY) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Panmure Gordon. Panmure Gordon currently has a GBX 1,639 ($27.58) target price on the stock.

Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH) had its reduce rating reissued by analysts at Nomura. They currently have a GBX 1,140 ($19.18) target price on the stock.

Catlin Group Limited (LON:CGL) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They currently have a GBX 580 ($9.76) price target on the stock.

Catlin Group Limited (LON:CGL) had its add rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 585 ($9.84) price target on the stock.

Catlin Group Limited (LON:CGL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd. Oriel Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 595 ($10.01) target price on the stock.

Catlin Group Limited (LON:CGL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research. Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research currently has a GBX 610 ($10.26) price target on the stock.

Catlin Group Limited (LON:CGL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. Berenberg Bank currently has a GBX 527 ($8.87) price target on the stock.

Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 300 ($5.05) price target on the stock.

Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 330 ($5.55) target price on the stock.

Cobham plc (LON:COB) had its sell rating reaffirmed by analysts at Societe Generale. The firm currently has a GBX 270 ($4.54) target price on the stock.

Cobham plc (LON:COB) had its sector perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a GBX 310 ($5.22) price target on the stock.

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The firm currently has a $73.20 target price on the stock.

Daisy Group PLC (LON:DAY) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 215 ($3.62) price target on the stock.

Dolphin Capital Investors Limited (LON:DCI) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Panmure Gordon. The firm currently has a GBX 52 ($0.87) target price on the stock.

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 2,210 ($37.19) price target on the stock.

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) had its sell rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a GBX 1,540 ($25.91) price target on the stock.

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 1,950 ($32.81) price target on the stock.

Derwent London Plc (LON:DLN) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd.

Drax Group Plc (LON:DRX) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 720 ($12.12) target price on the stock.

DUET Group (ASX:DUE) had its sector perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a $2.50 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $2.15.

easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 1,650 ($27.76) price target on the stock.

Fortress Paper (TSE:FTP) had its underperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital. The firm currently has a C$1.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$1.75.

Gemfields PLC (LON:GEM) had its speculative buy rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a GBX 62 ($1.04) target price on the stock.

GKN plc (LON:GKN) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 450 ($7.57) price target on the stock.

Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC. The firm currently has a GBX 430 ($7.24) price target on the stock.

GLV (TSE:GLV.A) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at National Bank Financial. They currently have a C$4.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$4.75.

Great Portland Estates PLC (LON:GPOR) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd.

Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group. The firm currently has a GBX 190 ($3.20) price target on the stock.

Halogen Software (TSE:HGN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a C$15.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$16.50.

HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They currently have a GBX 790 ($13.29) target price on the stock.

Hyder Consulting PLC (LON:HYC) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 680 ($11.44) target price on the stock.

Hyder Consulting PLC (LON:HYC) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at N+1 Singer. They currently have a GBX 485 ($8.16) price target on the stock.

IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 650 ($10.94) target price on the stock.

IGM Financial (TSE:IGM) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a C$57.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$61.00.

IMI plc (LON:IMI) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 1,640 ($27.60) price target on the stock.

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They currently have a GBX 2,600 ($43.75) target price on the stock.

Infinis Energy PLC (LON:INFI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

ITV plc (LON:ITV) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 255 ($4.29) price target on the stock.

Laird PLC (LON:LRD) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research. They currently have a GBX 360 ($6.06) price target on the stock.

Lightstream Resources (TSE:LTS) had its sector perform rating reiterated by analysts at CIBC. CIBC currently has a C$7.75 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$9.00.

Mediazest Plc (LON:MDZ) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at Northland Securities.

Morgan Advanced Materials PLC (LON:MGAM) had its underperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm currently has a GBX 310 ($5.22) price target on the stock.

Mondi Plc (LON:MNDI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at BNP Paribas. They currently have a GBX 1,209.25 ($20.35) price target on the stock.

Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON:MRW) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 180 ($3.03) target price on the stock.

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group. They currently have a $37.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $38.00.

OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group. The firm currently has a $40.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $42.00.

Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. Sanford C. Bernstein currently has a GBX 1,500 ($25.24) price target on the stock.

Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 1,223 ($20.58) target price on the stock.

Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The firm currently has a GBX 495 ($8.33) target price on the stock.

Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 460 ($7.74) price target on the stock.

Quintain Estates and Development plc (LON:QED) had its add rating reiterated by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd.

Quintain Estates and Development plc (LON:QED) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Sanlam Securities. Sanlam Securities currently has a GBX 115 ($1.94) target price on the stock.

Redcentric PLC (LON:RCN) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap. FinnCap currently has a GBX 150 ($2.52) price target on the stock.

Redcentric PLC (LON:RCN) had its corporate rating reaffirmed by analysts at N+1 Singer.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSB) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. Sanford C. Bernstein currently has a GBX 2,300 ($38.70) target price on the stock.

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 4,000 ($67.31) target price on the stock.

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. Citigroup Inc. currently has a GBX 3,850 ($64.78) price target on the stock.

Redknee Solutions (TSE:RKN) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a C$6.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$7.25.

Redknee Solutions (TSE:RKN) had its sector perform rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. RBC Capital currently has a C$5.50 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$6.00.

Red Leopard Holdings plc (LON:RLH) had its speculative buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 350 ($5.89) price target on the stock.

Randgold Resources Limited (LON:RRS) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a GBX 5,100 ($85.82) price target on the stock.

RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.

RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Beaufort Securities.

Renishaw plc (LON:RSW) had its neutral rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm currently has a GBX 1,715 ($28.86) target price on the stock.

SABMiller plc (LON:SAB) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 3,940 ($66.30) target price on the stock.

Songbird Estates plc (LON:SBD) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd.

J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 400 ($6.73) price target on the stock.

Schroders plc (LON:SDR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 2,702 ($45.47) price target on the stock.

SIG plc (LON:SHI) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at N+1 Singer. They currently have a GBX 250 ($4.21) target price on the stock.

SIG plc (LON:SHI) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group. They currently have a GBX 220 ($3.70) target price on the stock.

SIG plc (LON:SHI) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Panmure Gordon. They currently have a GBX 262 ($4.41) target price on the stock.

Sprott (TSE:SII) had its underperform rating reiterated by analysts at CIBC. CIBC currently has a C$2.75 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$3.00.

Sprott (TSE:SII) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity currently has a C$3.25 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of C$3.50.

Senior plc (LON:SNR) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm currently has a GBX 335 ($5.64) price target on the stock.

Stuart Olson (TSE:SOX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a C$14.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$14.50.

Stuart Olson (TSE:SOX) had its sector perform rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. The firm currently has a C$10.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$11.00.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (LON:SPX) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group. They currently have a GBX 2,850 ($47.96) price target on the stock.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (LON:SPX) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse currently has a GBX 3,030 ($50.98) target price on the stock.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc (LON:SPX) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 3,050 ($51.32) price target on the stock.

Sse Plc (LON:SSE) had its underperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a GBX 1,330 ($22.38) price target on the stock.

SSP Group PLC (LON:SSPG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd.

Stobart Group (LON:STOB) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd. Oriel Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 180 ($3.03) price target on the stock.

STV Group Plc. (LON:STVG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 483 ($8.13) price target on the stock.

SVG Capital (LON:SVI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research. They currently have a GBX 550 ($9.25) target price on the stock.

Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) had its market perform rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a GBX 1,900 ($31.97) target price on the stock.

Thoratec (NASDAQ:THOR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a $28.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $39.00.

Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. Sanford C. Bernstein currently has a GBX 1,300 ($21.87) price target on the stock.

Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) had its underperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 235 ($3.95) target price on the stock.

Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group. Jefferies Group currently has a GBX 173 ($2.91) price target on the stock.

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They currently have a GBX 980 ($16.49) price target on the stock.

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) had its outperform rating reissued by analysts at Macquarie. They currently have a GBX 220 ($3.70) target price on the stock.

Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm currently has a GBX 405 ($6.81) target price on the stock.

Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 3,875 ($65.20) price target on the stock.

Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) had its add rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 1,483 ($24.95) target price on the stock.

Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a $4.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $5.00.

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