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
SP Angel 40% 20% 20% 80.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 25% 38% 13% 75.0%
Investec 21% 14% 31% 65.5%
Northland Capital 32% 11% 21% 63.2%
Shore Capital 17% 13% 29% 59.0%
Berenberg 20% 14% 24% 57.9%
Numis 14% 22% 21% 57.4%
Stockdale Securities 21% 7% 29% 57.1%
JP Morgan Cazenove 17% 21% 19% 57.1%
Liberum Capital 15% 24% 18% 56.3%
AlphaValue 11% 0% 44% 55.5%
Peel Hunt 21% 10% 21% 52.4%
Citigroup 13% 27% 13% 52.2%
Exane BNP Paribas 14% 24% 14% 51.3%
VSA Capital 17% 17% 17% 50.1%

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.
Broker Super Buy
SP Angel 40.00%
Northland Capital 31.58%
Kepler Cheuvreux 25.00%
Peel Hunt 21.48%
Stockdale Securities 21.43%
finnCap 21.15%
Investec 20.69%
Beaufort Securities 20.45%
Berenberg 20.18%
Panmure Gordon 19.51%
Shore Capital 17.00%
VSA Capital 16.67%
JP Morgan Cazenove 16.67%
Cantor Fitzgerald 15.63%
N+1 Singer 14.89%

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.
Broker Good Buy
AlphaValue 44.44%
Investec 31.03%
Shore Capital 29.00%
Stockdale Securities 28.57%
Berenberg 23.68%
Stifel 22.22%
Whitman Howard 22.22%
Numis 21.30%
N+1 Singer 21.28%
Northland Capital 21.05%
Peel Hunt 20.70%
SP Angel 20.00%
Barclays Capital 20.00%
Jefferies International 19.13%
JP Morgan Cazenove 19.05%

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
Kepler Cheuvreux 37.50%
Citigroup 26.76%
Exane BNP Paribas 24.32%
Liberum Capital 23.67%
Credit Suisse 21.92%
Numis 21.89%
JP Morgan Cazenove 21.43%
SP Angel 20.00%
Societe Generale 18.75%
Barclays Capital 18.18%
Jefferies International 17.39%
Deutsche Bank 17.39%
VSA Capital 16.67%
Goldman Sachs 16.07%
Morgan Stanley 15.79%

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.