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 27% 9% 36% 72.8%
Kepler Cheuvreux 17% 13% 39% 69.5%
Exane BNP Paribas 26% 11% 26% 62.8%
UBS 3% 45% 13% 61.3%
Barclays Capital 16% 21% 24% 60.8%
Jefferies Inte... 13% 22% 25% 59.3%
RBC Capital Ma... 16% 18% 23% 56.1%
finnCap 25% 25% 0% 50.0%
Morgan Stanley 13% 15% 22% 50.0%
Liberum Capital 14% 13% 22% 48.5%
Credit Suisse 15% 11% 23% 48.5%
Citigroup 11% 17% 20% 48.2%
Shore Capital 18% 14% 15% 47.7%
Deutsche Bank 6% 13% 28% 47.2%
Goldman Sachs 13% 11% 22% 46.6%

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
Investec 25% 0% 50% 75.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 13% 13% 50% 75.0%
Berenberg 14% 14% 43% 71.5%
Citigroup 25% 19% 25% 68.8%
Shore Capital 21% 16% 32% 68.5%
Peel Hunt 21% 11% 32% 64.2%
Morgan Stanley 14% 29% 21% 64.3%
Jefferies Inte... 25% 25% 8% 58.3%
Credit Suisse 23% 15% 19% 57.7%
Barclays Capital 13% 18% 24% 55.3%
Liberum Capital 27% 15% 8% 50.0%
UBS 0% 50% 0% 50.0%
Beaufort Secur... 0% 50% 0% 50.0%
Numis 0% 21% 26% 47.4%
JP Morgan Caze... 18% 21% 7% 46.4%