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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The data below is delayed by 3 months.

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
Northland Capital 35% 18% 6% 58.8%
GMP Securities 29% 14% 14% 57.2%
JP Morgan Caze... 16% 20% 20% 55.8%
Numis 16% 20% 19% 55.2%
Investec 27% 9% 18% 54.6%
Exane BNP Paribas 13% 16% 25% 53.1%
RBC Capital Ma... 9% 30% 13% 52.1%
Peel Hunt 19% 13% 21% 52.0%
Shore Capital 24% 10% 17% 51.4%
Panmure Gordon 16% 16% 19% 50.8%
Stockdale Secu... 25% 0% 25% 50.0%
finnCap 20% 9% 20% 50.1%
HSBC 7% 19% 24% 50.0%
Liberum Capital 13% 12% 25% 49.8%
Berenberg 13% 15% 21% 49.2%

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
GMP Securities 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
finnCap 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0% 25% 63% 87.5%
Berenberg 6% 18% 53% 76.4%
Goldman Sachs 10% 25% 35% 70.0%
Jefferies Inte... 17% 7% 40% 63.4%
JP Morgan Caze... 17% 17% 27% 60.1%
RBC Capital Ma... 13% 27% 20% 60.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 9% 9% 39% 56.5%
Citigroup 6% 17% 33% 55.6%
Barclays Capital 21% 10% 23% 53.9%
Peel Hunt 25% 5% 20% 50.0%
HSBC 12% 15% 23% 50.0%
Numis 6% 13% 31% 50.1%