StockMarketWire.com - Whitbread has been upgraded to overweight from underweight at Barclays Capital.

Amlin reinitiated as buy at BoA-Merrill Lynch.

Autonomy downgraded to neutral from overweight at Piper Jaffray. Also downgraded to hold from add at Numis.

BRIT, Hiscox resumed at neutral at BoA-Merrill Lynch.

Castings upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies, target price rising to 210p from 145p.

Catlin resumed at underperform at BoA-Merrill Lynch.

Centaur initiated with hold rating at Investec.

CRH initiated with buy rating, €24 price target, at Deutsche.

DSG Intl upgraded to buy from hold at SocGen.

Enterprise Inns started as sell at Citigroup.

Hays downgraded to sell from reduce at Numis.

Homeserve cut to hold from add at Brewin Dolphin.

JD Wetherspoon and Mitchells & Butlers started as buys at Citigroup.

Ladbroke’s downgraded to negative from neutral at Noble.

Marston's upgraded to hold from sell at Panmure Gordon, target price cut to 100p from 125p.

Misys raised to buy from hold at Astaire.

Mothercare upgraded to buy from hold at Oriel.

PartyGaming and 888 started as equal-weight at BarCap.

Punch Taverns and Martson's started at hold at Citigroup.

Restaurant Group and Greene King started as buys at Citigroup.

Robert Walters cut to sell from underperform at Seymour Pierce, TP raised to 150p.

Sportingbet initiated with overweight rating at BarCap, target 90p.

Tesco cut to hold from sell at Oriel.

Tomkins upped to reduce from sell at Numis.

Wilmington initiated as buy at Investec.

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