Deutsche Bank is one broker still mulling possible scenarios for companies in Scotland but other City scribes have mostly had their say already.
Looking at the utilities north of the broker that concludes a 'Yes' vote in today's Scottish independence referendum would add significantly to the risks facing SSE (LON:SSE).
In the face of increased competition in the parcels market, the TNT complaint to Ofcom and tumbling market forecasts the easy call has been to avoid the stock, said the broker.
But a prospective dividend yield close to 5%, cash is still healthy and the multiples are increasingly attractive said the broker, though its rating remains hold.
Customer churn is a key metric when forecasting growth in the online divisions of the bookmaking firms, said Credit Suisse.
Paddy Power (LON:PAP €65 target) has been upgraded to outperform on the back of its low churn and efficient use of cash.
Nomura said the dividend ratio increase is welcome, but some investors may be disappointed that a more concrete statement on a special dividend has not been made.
Hold with a target price of 1,500p.
3Legs Resources (LON:3LEG) has been downgraded to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ by house broker Jefferies after yesterday’s disappointing well results from Poland, which it described as a sad end to a proper appraisal program.
3Legs is actively considering its options to return cash to shareholders in the most timely and cost-effective manner. End Sep cash is estimated to be £17m and the target price is now 17p from 40p.
With the outlook for diamonds looking robust, Petra will continue to increase shareholder value long term, it added.
With the potential for a return of capital to shareholders at the interim results, ‘buy’ with a price target of 238p (previously) 220p.
Finncap has started coverage of Wolf Minerals (LON:WLFE), set to open the first proper new mine in the UK for a generation or 33 years to be precise.
The Hemerdon mine, the fourth-largest tungsten resource in the world, is expected to enter production in next year targeting and making it one of the very few tungsten mines outside China.
The broker’s target price is 22p, implying 40% upside from the current share price.