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<div><!--StartFragment--> <strong>WORKSPACE GROUP</strong><br />Panmure Gordon upgraded its 2010 estimated dividend per share and net asset value for Workspace Group. The broker was encouraged by Workspace&rsquo;s final results and feels it is de-risked following its rights issue, debt restructuring and ongoing disposal programme. The analysts rate the stock as a &ldquo;buy&rdquo; with a target of 20p.<br /><br /><strong>BRITISH AIRWAYS</strong><br />BA&rsquo;s shareprice has underperformed its airline peers by 25 per cent since the end of April, said analysts at Citigroup, who have a &ldquo;buy&rdquo; rating on the stock with a target price of 260p. The broker said BA&rsquo;s shares should recover relatively early due to its UK/US exposure and the equity element of its pension deficit. A key potential catalyst is news on its merger with Iberia.<br /><br /><strong>WOOD GROUP</strong><br />Barclays Capital downgraded oil services firm Wood Group to &ldquo;equal weight&rdquo;, but upped the target price to 370p from 350p, saying there was limited upside. BarCap sees the company as one of the steadiest and best run that it covers, with a low-risk business model, built around long-term relationships, rather than highly leveraged growth in good times. <!--EndFragment--></div>