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 31% 3% 28% 62.0%
Haitong Securi... 13% 27% 13% 53.3%
Credit Suisse 20% 13% 19% 51.5%
RBC Capital Ma... 11% 27% 11% 48.2%
Shore Capital 7% 11% 30% 48.1%
Morgan Stanley 3% 26% 18% 47.3%
Macquarie 27% 6% 14% 47.1%
Exane BNP Paribas 19% 7% 20% 46.3%
SP Angel 23% 15% 8% 46.2%
Stifel 15% 23% 8% 46.2%
Barclays Capital 16% 10% 19% 45.3%
Numis 13% 15% 17% 44.6%
Cantor Fitzgerald 20% 8% 14% 42.9%
Investec 13% 18% 13% 42.9%
Jefferies Inte... 12% 11% 19% 41.7%

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
Davy Research 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Berenberg 50% 8% 33% 91.6%
Kepler Cheuvreux 50% 17% 17% 83.4%
Haitong Securi... 20% 0% 60% 80.0%
Peel Hunt 44% 6% 22% 72.2%
Numis 29% 21% 21% 71.4%
RBC Capital Ma... 10% 38% 24% 71.4%
HSBC 15% 8% 46% 69.3%
N+1 Singer 0% 0% 67% 66.7%
Beaufort Secur... 0% 67% 0% 66.7%
Investec 27% 0% 36% 63.7%
Morgan Stanley 5% 14% 43% 62.0%
Credit Suisse 18% 21% 21% 60.7%
Goldman Sachs 21% 25% 13% 58.3%
Jefferies Inte... 25% 13% 19% 56.3%