Research Analysts’ price target changes for Wednesday, August 23rd:

SLM Solutions Group AG (ETR:AM3D) was given a €31.00 ($36.47) price target by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its price target cut by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 740 ($9.61) to GBX 670 ($8.70). The firm currently has an underweight rating on the stock.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its price target raised by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 700 ($9.09) to GBX 800 ($10.39). Deutsche Bank AG currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) had its price target raised by HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 720 ($9.35) to GBX 730 ($9.48). HSBC Holdings plc currently has a reduce rating on the stock.

British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) had its target price raised by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 5,420 ($70.36) to GBX 5,610 ($72.83). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

Bayer AG (FRA:BAYN) was given a €105.00 ($123.53) price target by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) had its price target increased by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 1,350 ($17.53) to GBX 1,450 ($18.82). They currently have a hold rating on the stock.

Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) had its price target raised by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 2,575 ($33.43) to GBX 2,590 ($33.62). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) had its target price boosted by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 235 ($3.05) to GBX 240 ($3.12). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) had its price target cut by Credit Suisse Group from GBX 280 ($3.63) to GBX 260 ($3.38). The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Dalata Hotel Group Plc (LON:DAL) had its price target increased by Berenberg Bank from GBX 450 ($5.84) to GBX 525 ($6.82). They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) had its price target raised by Bryan, Garnier & Co from GBX 2,210 ($28.69) to GBX 2,320 ($30.12). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Enel S.p.A. (BIT:ENEL) was given a €5.40 ($6.35) price target by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

E.On Se (FRA:EOAN) was given a €10.75 ($12.65) target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Innogy SE (ETR:IGY) was given a €37.50 ($44.12) target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT) had its price target increased by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 3,600 ($46.74) to GBX 3,770 ($48.94). They currently have a neutral rating on the stock.

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (BIT:ISP) was given a €3.20 ($3.76) price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ETR:LHA) was given a €15.40 ($18.12) price target by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock.

Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT) had its target price boosted by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 500 ($6.49) to GBX 600 ($7.79). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) had its target price trimmed by Beaufort Securities from GBX 2,200 ($28.56) to GBX 589 ($7.65). The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Koninklijke Philips NV (AMS:PHIA) was given a €36.00 ($42.35) target price by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) had its price target lowered by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 2,600 ($33.75) to GBX 2,556 ($33.18). J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) had its price target boosted by Beaufort Securities from GBX 2,600 ($33.75) to GBX 2,601 ($33.77). Beaufort Securities currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) had its price target increased by Canaccord Genuity from GBX 2,570 ($33.36) to GBX 2,650 ($34.40). They currently have a hold rating on the stock.

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) had its target price boosted by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 2,316 ($30.07) to GBX 2,442 ($31.70). The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

RWE AG (FRA:RWE) was given a €25.50 ($30.00) target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

UniCredit SpA (BIT:UCG) was given a €22.50 ($26.47) price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Uniper SE (ETR:UN01) was given a €21.50 ($25.29) target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.