(April 26): Macquarie analyst Azita Nazrene upgraded the recommendation on Westports Holdings Bhd to outperform from neutral.
* Price target (PT) lowered to RM3.69 from RM3.73, implies 11% increase from last close. Westports average PT is RM3.75.
* Westports had six buys, nine holds, three sells previously: Bloomberg data
* Analysts haven't changed their consensus one-year target price for the stock in the past six months. Forecasts range from RM3.15 to RM4.23.
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips made a firm start on Friday with the FBM KLCI up nearly 10 points, underpinned by Public Bank and Petronas Chemicals after the strong overnight close on Wall Street but investors also worried if the market could hold on its gains.