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
Societe Generale 13% 63% 0% 75.0%
Credit Suisse 12% 25% 27% 63.4%
Liberum Capital 19% 18% 23% 60.3%
Shore Capital 19% 13% 28% 60.3%
Exane BNP Paribas 30% 30% 0% 60.0%
Peel Hunt 21% 15% 23% 59.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 7% 36% 14% 57.1%
UBS 11% 22% 23% 56.6%
Canaccord Genuity 44% 0% 11% 55.5%
Morgan Stanley 4% 35% 13% 52.1%
Barclays Capital 15% 19% 19% 52.2%
Jefferies Inte... 9% 19% 23% 52.0%
Goldman Sachs 5% 24% 22% 51.3%
Berenberg 17% 14% 20% 50.5%
HSBC 12% 19% 19% 49.9%

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
Canaccord Genuity 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
Societe Generale 0% 50% 50% 100.0%
Deutsche Bank 44% 11% 22% 77.7%
Liberum Capital 38% 8% 31% 77.0%
HSBC 20% 20% 33% 73.3%
Credit Suisse 24% 29% 19% 71.4%
Jefferies Inte... 30% 30% 10% 70.0%
Goldman Sachs 10% 20% 40% 70.0%
Berenberg 47% 13% 7% 66.7%
Peel Hunt 28% 24% 12% 64.0%
Citigroup 36% 9% 18% 63.7%
UBS 13% 29% 21% 62.5%
Morgan Stanley 15% 8% 38% 61.6%
Bank of Americ... 0% 20% 40% 60.0%
Barclays Capital 12% 21% 26% 58.1%