Best of the Brokers for 07 January 2015

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STAFFLINE GROUP
FinnCap reiterated its “buy” rating, after an update from the company confirmed that full-year earnings will be in line with market expectations. The broker noted that all of the firm’s divis­ions had traded well, with key contract wins in both the recruitment and welfare-to-work segments.

GAMA AVIATION
Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated its “buy” rating following Hangar8’s acquisition of, and subsequent name change to, Gama Aviation. The broker predicted that profits could double over the next three years with more aircraft under management and increased cross-selling of services.

THE RESTAURANT GROUP
Numis reiterated its “buy” rating ahead of the company’s full-year trading update on Friday. The broker said prospects for 2015 are strong, aided by increasing consumer disposable income and a strong cinema film slate coming up, “arguably better than 2012’s”, among other factors.