Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Tuesday, October 24th:

Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) had its sell rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 750 ($9.90) target price on the stock.

Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to a neutral rating. They currently have GBX 1,980 ($26.13) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 2,100 ($27.71).

Altitude Group PLC (LON:ALT) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap. FinnCap currently has a GBX 105 ($1.39) price target on the stock.

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) had its outperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a GBX 230 ($3.04) price target on the stock.

Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Shore Capital.

Brooks Macdonald Group plc (LON:BRK) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Shore Capital.

Brooks Macdonald Group plc (LON:BRK) was upgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to an add rating. Peel Hunt currently has GBX 2,150 ($28.37) target price on the stock.

Carpetright plc (LON:CPR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 250 ($3.30) target price on the stock.

Carpetright plc (LON:CPR) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Shore Capital.

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a GBX 450 ($5.94) target price on the stock.

Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) was downgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to an underweight rating. J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has GBX 290 ($3.83) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 300 ($3.96).

Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP). The firm issued a buy rating and a GBX 4,100 ($54.10) price target on the stock.

GB Group plc (LON:GBG) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 467 ($6.16) price target on the stock.

Goldplat plc (LON:GDP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at VSA Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 17 ($0.22) price target on the stock.

Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They currently have a GBX 725 ($9.57) price target on the stock.

HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. The firm currently has a GBX 690 ($9.11) target price on the stock.

Hunting plc (LON:HTG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They currently have a GBX 816 ($10.77) price target on the stock.

International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

International Personal Finance Plc (LON:IPF) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.

International Personal Finance Plc (LON:IPF) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 186 ($2.45) price target on the stock.

John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld (LON:JLIF) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Lookers PLC (LON:LOOK) was downgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank to a hold rating. The firm currently has GBX 95 ($1.25) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 170 ($2.24).

McBride plc (LON:MCB) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 260 ($3.43) target price on the stock.

Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT) had its underperform rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $15.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. These facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, regional and community hospitals, women’s and children’s hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and other single-discipline healthcare facilities, such as heart hospitals, orthopedic hospitals and cancer centers. “

Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Murphy USA Inc. is a retailer of gasoline products and convenience store merchandise primarily in the United States. Murphy USA Inc. is headquartered in El Dorado, AR. “

National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE:NBHC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong sell rating. According to Zacks, “National Bank Holdings Corporation is a bank holding company operating full-service banking centers, with the majority of those banking centers located in Colorado and the greater Kansas City region. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides services through community banking franchises serving the needs of retail and business customers. National Bank Holdings Corporation is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. “

Netlist (NASDAQ:NLST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Netlist, Inc. designs and manufactures high performance memory subsystems for the server, high performance computing and communications markets. The company’s memory subsystems are developed for applications in which memory plays a key role in enabling overall system performance. These applications include tower servers, rack-mounted servers, blade servers, high performance computing clusters, engineering workstations and telecommunication switches. “

Newpark Resources (NYSE:NR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NEWPARK RESOURCES, INC. provides integrated environmental services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry in the Gulf Coast area, principally in Louisiana and Texas. “

Nevro Corp. (NYSE:NVRO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Nevro Corp. is a medical device company. It engages in developing and commercializing a neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain. The Company provides pain relief to the customers suffering from low back pain and types of chronic pains. Nevro has developed and commercialized the Senza (R) spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for the treatment of chronic pain. Senza, HF10, Nevro and the Nevro logo are trademarks of the company. Nevro Corp. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. “

Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Nexstar Broadcasting Group currently owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to television stations in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and New York. Nexstar’s television station group includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX and UPN. “

NEXT plc (LON:NXT) had its neutral rating reissued by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They currently have a GBX 4,830 ($63.74) price target on the stock.

Oakley Capital Investments Limited (LON:OCI) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 226 ($2.98) target price on the stock.

Oakley Capital Investments Limited (LON:OCL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 226 ($2.98) target price on the stock.

One Liberty Properties (NYSE:OLP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ONE LIBERTY PROPERTIES, INC. is a real estate investment trust which invests primarily in improved, commercial real estate under long-term net lease. “

OptiBiotix Health PLC (LON:OPTI) had its corporate rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap.

Orion Group Holdings (NYSE:ORN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Orion Group Holdings, Inc. is a construction company which provides services on and off the water primarily in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin. The company’s operating segment consists of heavy civil marine construction segment and commercial concrete segment. Heavy civil marine construction segment services includes marine transportation facility construction, marine pipeline construction, marine environmental structures, dredging of waterways, channels and ports, environmental dredging, design and specialty services. Commercial concrete segment provides turnkey concrete construction services including pour and finish, dirt work, layout, forming, rebar and mesh across the light commercial, structural and other associated business areas. Orion Group Holdings, Inc., formerly known as Orion Marine Group Inc., is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “

Pendragon PLC (LON:PDG) was downgraded by analysts at Liberum Capital to a hold rating. The firm currently has GBX 26 ($0.34) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 43 ($0.57).

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR) had its underperform rating reissued by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.

RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to an overweight rating. J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has GBX 725 ($9.57) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 700 ($9.24).

Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They currently have a GBX 215 ($2.84) price target on the stock.

Shoe Zone PLC (LON:SHOE) was upgraded by analysts at FinnCap to a buy rating. FinnCap currently has GBX 170 ($2.24) target price on the stock.

Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 120 ($1.58) price target on the stock.

Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Shore Capital.

Sirius Minerals PLC (LON:SXX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.

Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital. The firm currently has a GBX 4,150 ($54.76) target price on the stock.

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