Best of the Brokers for 19 March 2015

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NMC HEALTH
Numis reiterated its “buy” rating on the Abu Dhabi-based healthcare company. The broker said the firm’s “solid 2014 performance across all assets” provides a strong base for the company, and added that costs, including wages, are under “good control”, with newly opened hospitals also ramping up.

HILTON FOOD GROUP
Shore Capital upgraded its rating on the meat-packing business, from “hold” to “buy”, ahead of full year results. The broker said new customer partnerships could be announced over time, and “with a robust track record of delivery would expect any such initiatives to be taken well by the market”.