Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Brokers Performance

The columns in this chart represent the cumulative performance by each bank or broker, over the last 3 months, as measured against the FTSE. The blue section represents buy ratings, green represents hold ratings and the red represents sell ratings. To see a full explanation of how to use this chart, please visit the broker performance explained page.

Which buyers to follow

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Buy recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Buy recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically outperformed the FTSE, red represents Buys which have significantly outperformed the FTSE and green represents Buys which have only moderately outperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker <-15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Davy Research 25% 44% 31% 100.1%
Panmure Gordon 15% 17% 30% 62.1%
Shore Capital 14% 27% 20% 61.0%
Societe Generale 15% 15% 29% 58.8%
Credit Suisse 20% 16% 23% 58.6%
RBC Capital Ma... 16% 20% 20% 56.0%
Macquarie 31% 15% 10% 55.8%
Liberum Capital 13% 14% 25% 52.6%
Berenberg 10% 21% 22% 52.6%
Exane BNP Paribas 25% 11% 16% 51.8%
Numis 15% 17% 19% 50.8%
Investec 17% 22% 11% 50.8%
SP Angel 42% 8% 0% 50.0%
finnCap 28% 2% 20% 50.0%
Barclays Capital 21% 14% 14% 48.6%

Which sellers to follow

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker <-15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
Haitong Securi... 20% 0% 60% 80.0%
Peel Hunt 42% 5% 32% 79.0%
Berenberg 46% 23% 8% 77.0%
N+1 Singer 0% 67% 0% 66.7%
Jefferies Inte... 28% 9% 28% 65.6%
RBC Capital Ma... 15% 20% 30% 65.0%
Numis 14% 14% 36% 64.3%
Credit Suisse 25% 14% 21% 60.7%
Exane BNP Paribas 13% 18% 28% 58.9%
Macquarie 21% 16% 21% 58.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0% 29% 29% 57.2%
HSBC 6% 38% 13% 56.3%
Deutsche Bank 20% 10% 25% 55.0%
Morgan Stanley 9% 18% 27% 54.6%