Equities Research Analysts’ price target changes for Thursday, December 7th:

Barclays (LON:BARC) had its target price lowered by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 216 ($2.91) to GBX 205 ($2.76). The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Drax Group (LON:DRX) had its target price lowered by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 390 ($5.25) to GBX 380 ($5.11). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) had its target price trimmed by B. Riley from $8.50 to $7.00. They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

MJ Gleeson (LON:GLE) had its target price raised by Liberum Capital from GBX 765 ($10.30) to GBX 804 ($10.82). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

NeoPhotonics (NYSE:NPTN) was given a $7.00 price target by analysts at DA Davidson. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Orange (EPA:ORA) was given a €19.20 ($22.86) target price by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Pennon Group (LON:PNN) had its target price trimmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 860 ($11.57) to GBX 830 ($11.17). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Pearson (LON:PSON) had its target price increased by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 671 ($9.03) to GBX 740 ($9.96). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Relx (LON:REL) had its price target increased by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,753 ($23.59) to GBX 1,905 ($25.64). They currently have an overweight rating on the stock.

RWE (FRA:RWE) was given a €24.80 ($29.52) price target by analysts at UBS AG. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Saga (LON:SAGA) had its price target trimmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 215 ($2.89) to GBX 190 ($2.56). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

SSE (LON:SSE) had its price target cut by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,540 ($20.73) to GBX 1,450 ($19.52). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Severn Trent (LON:SVT) had its target price lowered by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 2,500 ($33.65) to GBX 2,250 ($30.28). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

UDG Healthcare (LON:UDG) had its target price increased by Peel Hunt from GBX 860 ($11.57) to GBX 880 ($11.84). The firm currently has an add rating on the stock.

United Utilities Group (LON:UU) had its price target cut by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,070 ($14.40) to GBX 1,000 ($13.46). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

WPP (LON:WPP) had its price target increased by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,750 ($23.55) to GBX 1,758 ($23.66). The firm currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

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