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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Summary of buy recommendations

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
Davy Research 19% 44% 25% 87.6%
Societe Generale 21% 18% 21% 58.8%
Macquarie 31% 13% 12% 55.8%
Panmure Gordon 17% 12% 27% 55.7%
RBC Capital Markets 20% 18% 16% 55.1%
Credit Suisse 19% 15% 21% 54.8%
SP Angel 45% 9% 0% 54.6%
finnCap 40% 4% 10% 54.2%
Exane BNP Paribas 27% 13% 13% 51.8%
Northland Capital 23% 27% 0% 50.0%
Shore Capital 14% 16% 20% 50.0%
Goodbody 6% 38% 6% 50.1%
Liberum Capital 17% 13% 19% 49.3%
Berenberg 10% 10% 28% 48.8%
Numis 14% 15% 19% 48.3%

Super buys

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Buy recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price increases.

Good buys

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Buy recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price increases.

Moderate buys

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Buy recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price increases.
Broker Moderate Buy
Davy Research 43.75%
Goodbody 37.50%
Northland Capital 27.27%
Stifel 25.00%
Haitong Securities 22.22%
RBC Capital Markets 18.37%
Societe Generale 17.65%
Morgan Stanley 17.50%
Investec 15.63%
Shore Capital 15.63%
Credit Suisse 15.07%
Numis 14.96%
N+1 Singer 14.29%
Canaccord Genuity 14.06%
JP Morgan Cazenove 13.57%

Poor buys

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Buy recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price increase when the shares have actually fallen in value while their Buy recommendation was in place.