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
Goodbody 0% 29% 43% 71.5%
Investec 30% 18% 21% 68.8%
VSA Capital 33% 25% 8% 66.6%
Canaccord Genuity 30% 17% 20% 66.7%
Berenberg 25% 19% 23% 66.7%
Stockdale Secu... 21% 21% 21% 64.2%
Shore Capital 18% 15% 31% 64.3%
Numis 22% 15% 26% 63.8%
Arden Partners 27% 18% 18% 63.7%
JP Morgan Caze... 15% 23% 25% 63.4%
Societe Generale 0% 21% 42% 63.2%
finnCap 27% 14% 22% 62.8%
N+1 Singer 20% 14% 29% 62.7%
SP Angel 38% 25% 0% 62.5%
Kepler Cheuvreux 13% 38% 13% 62.5%

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 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
AlphaValue 13% 50% 13% 75.0%
Panmure Gordon 8% 38% 23% 69.3%
Morgan Stanley 11% 11% 44% 66.6%
Haitong Securi... 0% 0% 67% 66.7%
Liberum Capital 22% 25% 17% 63.9%
Deutsche Bank 33% 10% 19% 61.8%
Macquarie 18% 29% 12% 58.8%
Peel Hunt 19% 14% 24% 57.1%
Goldman Sachs 17% 13% 26% 56.5%
Berenberg 11% 11% 33% 55.5%
Jefferies Inte... 13% 25% 16% 53.1%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 0% 0% 50.0%
N+1 Singer 17% 17% 17% 50.1%
Canaccord Genuity 0% 0% 50% 50.0%