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
Morgan Stanley 26% 26% 21% 73.7%
RBC Capital Ma... 17% 17% 36% 70.6%
Berenberg 21% 19% 23% 63.3%
Jefferies Inte... 12% 16% 34% 62.6%
Bank of Americ... 0% 25% 38% 62.5%
Citigroup 27% 7% 27% 60.1%
Deutsche Bank 26% 18% 15% 60.1%
Kepler Cheuvreux 20% 20% 20% 60.0%
Goldman Sachs 18% 16% 27% 60.1%
JP Morgan Caze... 20% 14% 26% 59.4%
Barclays Capital 20% 20% 19% 58.9%
UBS 21% 12% 25% 58.4%
Shore Capital 19% 17% 22% 57.9%
Liberum Capital 26% 12% 20% 57.7%
Macquarie 22% 0% 33% 55.5%

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
Citigroup 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Credit Suisse 10% 48% 19% 76.1%
Morgan Stanley 0% 63% 13% 75.0%
Peel Hunt 38% 8% 27% 73.1%
JP Morgan Caze... 33% 17% 17% 66.7%
Numis 11% 22% 33% 66.6%
Bank of Americ... 0% 17% 50% 66.7%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0% 33% 33% 66.6%
Liberum Capital 45% 9% 9% 63.7%
Berenberg 8% 23% 23% 53.9%
Barclays Capital 15% 6% 32% 53.0%
Jefferies Inte... 20% 0% 30% 50.0%
RBC Capital Ma... 0% 22% 28% 50.0%
UBS 11% 11% 26% 48.1%
Shore Capital 13% 27% 7% 46.7%