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
Canaccord Genuity 50% 0% 50% 100.0%
Shore Capital 31% 15% 19% 65.1%
Peel Hunt 31% 13% 20% 64.3%
Liberum Capital 27% 10% 27% 63.7%
Bank of Americ... 9% 18% 36% 63.7%
Numis 16% 21% 26% 63.2%
Deutsche Bank 13% 13% 37% 62.9%
Jefferies Inte... 15% 18% 28% 60.7%
Barclays Capital 17% 18% 25% 59.8%
UBS 16% 15% 28% 59.1%
Credit Suisse 18% 18% 24% 58.7%
Berenberg 24% 13% 19% 56.8%
JP Morgan Caze... 11% 23% 23% 55.9%
RBC Capital Ma... 18% 20% 15% 53.5%
Goldman Sachs 8% 18% 26% 51.6%

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
Kepler Cheuvreux 25% 0% 75% 100.0%
Panmure Gordon 17% 50% 17% 83.4%
Numis 20% 60% 0% 80.0%
Barclays Capital 11% 24% 31% 66.6%
Bernstein 0% 33% 33% 66.6%
Deutsche Bank 9% 18% 36% 63.7%
Jefferies Inte... 16% 21% 26% 63.2%
Citigroup 0% 38% 25% 62.5%
JP Morgan Caze... 11% 21% 29% 60.7%
Exane BNP Paribas 14% 43% 0% 57.2%
Bank of Americ... 15% 23% 15% 53.9%
Liberum Capital 27% 20% 7% 53.4%
Morgan Stanley 14% 21% 14% 50.0%
Berenberg 14% 14% 23% 49.9%
Goldman Sachs 15% 11% 22% 48.1%