Top LSE Stocks

This is a list of the 250 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) that have received the most coverage from equities research analysts.

CompanySectorIndustryNumber of RatingsConsensus RatingConsensus Price Target
Glencore (LON:GLEN)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals1155BuyGBX 355.25
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1140BuyGBX 220.53
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1084BuyGBX 72.69
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1063BuyGBX 192.71
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major997HoldGBX 6,362.70
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals940HoldGBX 4,368.05
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global909BuyGBX 309.77
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores843BuyGBX 275.31
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas838BuyGBX 651.47
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV783HoldGBX 158.33
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals782HoldGBX 1,769.06
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major771HoldGBX 1,518.15
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services752HoldGBX 273.75
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores719HoldGBX 267.36
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals711HoldGBX 2,047.50
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines708BuyGBX 689.87
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products687HoldGBX 7,105
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores677HoldGBX 249.09
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores673HoldGBX 273.08
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines652HoldGBX 1,316.05
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks644HoldGBX 665.50
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities642HoldGBX 122.27
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries640BuyGBX 3,084.41
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated635HoldGBX 2,928.08
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas617BuyGBX 232.78
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals609HoldGBX 734.58
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P605BuyGBX 141.25
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores586HoldGBX 241.25
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold580HoldGBX 199.86
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals555HoldGBX 901.07
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance554BuyGBX 299.60
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products545HoldGBX 4,287.73
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies544HoldGBX 1,154
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P542BuyGBX 258.63
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction534BuyGBX 188.42
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,529.50
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling527BuyGBX 255.75
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified516BuyGBX 2,896.69
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance502BuyGBX 510.83
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco498BuyGBX 3,851.88
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management496HoldGBX 426.62
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores492HoldGBX 1,913
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing480HoldGBX 756.45
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477BuyN/A
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction469BuyGBX 651.92
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,485.29
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals452BuyGBX 46.25
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management452BuyGBX 176.63
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 14.14
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial449HoldGBX 716.64
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global446HoldGBX 691.64
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life442BuyGBX 2,062.17
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty442BuyGBX 630.54
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application441HoldGBX 594.09
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery441BuyGBX 1,883.13
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel437BuyGBX 311.67
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services434HoldGBX 177.50
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants434HoldGBX 4,895
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco426BuyGBX 3,054.29
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated423BuyGBX 2,970.38
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores422HoldGBX 5,399.09
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management421HoldGBX 272.63
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense420HoldGBX 125.82
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information419BuyGBX 880.93
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail416HoldGBX 111.86
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution409HoldGBX 141.71
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)407HoldGBX 118.50
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals404HoldGBX 55
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified401BuyGBX 608.58
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction396BuyGBX 669.18
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail396BuyGBX 4,621.59
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance396HoldGBX 368.77
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold392HoldGBX 107.67
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution386BuyGBX 5,951.42
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified386BuyGBX 1,051.73
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure383HoldGBX 56.33
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores382HoldGBX 1,013.33
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials379HoldGBX 1,420
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers378BuyGBX 862.50
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers375HoldGBX 316.25
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management364HoldGBX 373.10
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery362BuyGBX 247
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P355SellGBX 20.80
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services353HoldGBX 227.50
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants347HoldGBX 111.44
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction347BuyGBX 3,642
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors346BuyGBX 345
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities346BuyGBX 907.67
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 61.36
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty339BuyGBX 607.43
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services336HoldGBX 124
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction335HoldGBX 2,630.45
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals333BuyGBX 485.40
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services331BuyGBX 165
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads330HoldGBX 155.67
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities329HoldGBX 1,269.09
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services329BuyGBX 616.83
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking328HoldGBX 101
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers328BuyGBX 469
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services326BuyGBX 2,324.17
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified326BuyGBX 379.56
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323BuyGBX 287.22
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail323HoldGBX 632.50
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals322HoldGBX 113.33
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified322HoldGBX 561.67
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods322HoldGBX 726.36
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials320BuyGBX 321.62
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services319BuyGBX 592.27
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail319HoldGBX 398.43
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,227.14
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants314BuyGBX 188.64
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified314HoldGBX 278.33
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services314BuyGBX 157
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants313HoldGBX 292.22
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction312HoldGBX 3,743.75
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction312HoldGBX 1,120.42
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other311HoldGBX 324.43
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life311BuyGBX 1,195
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials310HoldGBX 1,105.36
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office310HoldGBX 965.75
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major309BuyGBX 114.33
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals307HoldGBX 210
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified303HoldGBX 398.90
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment303HoldGBX 1,479.36
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 167.83
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale302HoldGBX 721.88
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty300BuyGBX 672.82
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance300BuyGBX 554.14
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296HoldGBX 488.57
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified295HoldGBX 670.58
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges295BuyGBX 4,890
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services295HoldGBX 374.18
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores293BuyGBX 445.38
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks292BuyGBX 881.92
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors287BuyGBX 778.75
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified283HoldGBX 3,181.38
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283HoldGBX 960
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging282HoldGBX 4,885
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other281BuyGBX 195
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads280BuyGBX 450
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants279HoldGBX 1,276.11
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance279HoldGBX 1,526.22
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants278HoldGBX 658.89
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services278HoldGBX 329.31
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services277HoldGBX 658.50
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures274HoldGBX 524.63
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services274HoldGBX 548.33
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers272HoldGBX 376.17
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants270BuyGBX 1,757.69
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services265HoldGBX 728.85
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management263BuyGBX 380.80
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments262HoldGBX 2,683.46
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services261HoldGBX 4,995
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing260BuyGBX 1,788.08
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction259HoldGBX 408.25
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services259BuyGBX 2,019.50
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials258HoldGBX 920.71
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas254HoldGBX 113.20
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information252HoldGBX 4,679.67
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods252HoldGBX 216.25
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals252BuyGBX 1,065
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing249HoldGBX 647.71
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals247BuyGBX 226.67
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 732.50
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals246BuyGBX 3,797.14
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail245BuyGBX 229.90
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets244BuyGBX 406.67
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale244HoldGBX 2,408.18
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management244HoldGBX 192.75
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic243HoldGBX 1,808.57
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail243BuyGBX 2,353
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services240BuyGBX 806.36
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery239HoldGBX 1,611
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management235BuyGBX 3,277.20
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management235HoldGBX 1,686.63
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials235HoldGBX 343.75
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals234BuyGBX 240
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail233HoldGBX 715.56
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals233HoldGBX 2,603.75
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants232HoldGBX 315
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty232HoldGBX 2,064.60
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals229HoldGBX 4,840
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products229BuyGBX 2,155
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227HoldGBX 943.33
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226BuyGBX 280
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226BuyGBX 880.80
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services226BuyGBX 340.50
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services225HoldGBX 816.25
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services224BuyGBX 196.14
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling223BuyGBX 625.11
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water221HoldGBX 804.63
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail221HoldGBX 907.33
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas220HoldGBX 288.33
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates219BuyGBX 686.67
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants218BuyGBX 217.86
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management213HoldGBX 1,587.88
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office213HoldGBX 1,094.56
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution213BuyGBX 780.57
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities212HoldGBX 853.09
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software212HoldGBX 1,723.63
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information210HoldGBX 467.80
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 349.57
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified209HoldGBX 928.33
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads208HoldGBX 1,997.25
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management208BuyGBX 279.25
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense207HoldGBX 181.67
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services202BuyGBX 96.50
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials202HoldGBX 6,575.42
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail201HoldGBX 148.75
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services200HoldGBX 244.50
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified200HoldGBX 278
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos197BuyGBX 277.50
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants196HoldGBX 691.67
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services195BuyGBX 209.25
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application195HoldGBX 3,156.43
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services195HoldGBX 1,541.11
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe194BuyGBX 485
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products192HoldGBX 202.50
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities192HoldGBX 2,107.71
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products191HoldGBX 122.50
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers190HoldGBX 1,420
Laird (LON:LRD)Computer and TechnologyCommunication Equipment189BuyGBX 197
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty189HoldGBX 231.20
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software189BuyGBX 596.25
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care188HoldGBX 128.75
Aldermore Group (LON:ALD)187N/AN/A
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial186BuyGBX 645
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals183BuyGBX 45
SThree (LON:STHR)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services183BuyGBX 413
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial183HoldGBX 978.38

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