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
finnCap 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
DZ Bank 0% 75% 0% 75.0%
Panmure Gordon 27% 36% 0% 63.7%
Kepler Cheuvreux 27% 9% 18% 54.6%
Bernstein 20% 13% 20% 53.3%
Jefferies Inte... 21% 11% 21% 53.0%
RBC Capital Ma... 21% 9% 23% 52.4%
Berenberg 18% 13% 20% 50.7%
Investec 33% 0% 17% 50.0%
Barclays Capital 19% 11% 19% 48.6%
Credit Suisse 20% 8% 20% 47.6%
Peel Hunt 25% 9% 13% 47.2%
UBS 13% 14% 21% 47.1%
Shore Capital 27% 9% 11% 46.3%
Liberum Capital 23% 5% 18% 45.4%

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 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Panmure Gordon 60% 0% 20% 80.0%
Numis 40% 0% 40% 80.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 33% 0% 33% 66.6%
Barclays Capital 42% 6% 17% 64.7%
DZ Bank 20% 0% 40% 60.0%
Peel Hunt 35% 16% 6% 58.1%
Citigroup 27% 9% 18% 54.6%
Berenberg 21% 8% 25% 54.1%
Credit Suisse 21% 14% 18% 53.6%
Jefferies Inte... 20% 4% 28% 52.0%
UBS 27% 6% 18% 51.6%
Bank of Americ... 25% 0% 25% 50.0%
RBC Capital Ma... 16% 16% 18% 50.0%