Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Tuesday, August 15th:

British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC.

BP plc (LON:BP) had its overweight rating reissued by analysts at Barclays PLC. The firm currently has a GBX 675 ($8.76) price target on the stock.

Cyanconnode Holdings PLC (LON:CYAN) had its corporate rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap. They currently have a GBX 0.50 ($0.01) price target on the stock.

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Liberum Capital assumed coverage on shares of Frontier Developments PLC (LON:FDEV). Liberum Capital issued a buy rating and a GBX 850 ($11.03) price target on the stock.

Liberum Capital started coverage on shares of Concepta PLC (LON:FRI). Liberum Capital issued a buy rating and a GBX 850 ($11.03) price target on the stock.

H&T Group Plc (LON:HAT) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at FinnCap. They currently have a GBX 400 ($5.19) price target on the stock.

HeidelbergCement AG (ETR:HEI) had its neutral rating reiterated by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.

Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) had its add rating reissued by analysts at Peel Hunt. The firm currently has a GBX 1,495 ($19.41) target price on the stock.

Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.

Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 1,107 ($14.37) target price on the stock.

Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Live Oak Bancshares Inc. is the parent and registered bank holding company of Live Oak Banking Company which offers online platform for small business lending. The company accepts deposit products as well as offers loans which comprise small business administration loans; conventional commercial business loans to small and medium sized businesses and construction loans. It offers loans to the veterinary, pharmacy, investment advisory, beverages, funeral homes, entertainment centers, agricultural and healthcare sectors. Live Oak Bancshares Inc. is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina. “

Mears Group PLC (LON:MER) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 550 ($7.14) price target on the stock.

Mattioli Woods plc (LON:MTW) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Shore Capital.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) had its overweight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. Barclays PLC currently has a GBX 2,750 ($35.70) price target on the stock.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSB) had its overweight rating reissued by analysts at Barclays PLC. Barclays PLC currently has a GBX 2,750 ($35.70) target price on the stock.

Shire PLC (LON:SHP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Shore Capital.

Standard Life Plc (LON:SLA) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC to an overweight rating. They currently have GBX 510 ($6.62) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 343 ($4.45).

Udg Healthcare PLC (LON:UDG) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at N+1 Singer. They currently have a GBX 770 ($10.00) target price on the stock.

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They currently have a GBX 225 ($2.92) target price on the stock.

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