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 & Minerals1119BuyGBX 387.86
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1101BuyGBX 225
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1054BuyGBX 77.29
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1023BuyGBX 216.05
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major939HoldGBX 6,114.16
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global886BuyGBX 310.92
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals879HoldGBX 4,221.25
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores818BuyGBX 268
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas800BuyGBX 644.25
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV766HoldGBX 187.29
BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals764HoldGBX 1,770.94
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)733HoldGBX 272.67
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major729HoldGBX 1,530.34
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores696HoldGBX 318.25
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines680BuyGBX 730.47
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals664BuyGBX 1,888.67
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores658HoldGBX 256.36
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores655HoldGBX 305.69
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products642HoldGBX 7,057.37
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities622HoldGBX 155.08
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines613HoldGBX 1,525.73
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks612HoldGBX 717.71
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries607BuyGBX 2,860
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated605BuyGBX 2,998.33
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas595BuyGBX 259.95
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P584BuyGBX 146.11
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals582HoldGBX 744.58
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores572HoldGBX 308.13
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold566HoldGBX 164.88
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance533HoldGBX 286
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,771.80
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P529BuyGBX 253.40
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523BuyGBX 197.43
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies521HoldGBX 1,254.21
UNILEVER/PAR VTG FPD 0.031111 (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products518HoldGBX 4,366.77
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals518HoldGBX 865.31
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction516BuyGBX 191.60
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling511BuyGBX 297.07
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified489BuyGBX 3,023.63
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance484BuyGBX 560.15
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management477HoldGBX 407.60
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores477HoldGBX 1,982.56
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477BuyGBX 455
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco465BuyGBX 4,362.94
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,428.56
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing456HoldGBX 742.23
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction455BuyGBX 670.91
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management442BuyGBX 198.78
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores438HoldGBX 21.46
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial432BuyGBX 661.92
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application431HoldGBX 629.17
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals430BuyGBX 67.86
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global426HoldGBX 730.31
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty422BuyGBX 660
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel421BuyGBX 247.88
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services418HoldGBX 186.01
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery418BuyGBX 2,102.35
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life417BuyGBX 2,172
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants413HoldGBX 4,733.53
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense413HoldGBX 126.40
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated411BuyGBX 2,943
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management410HoldGBX 280.30
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco409HoldGBX 3,197.33
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals402HoldGBX 47.75
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398BuyGBX 520
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores397HoldGBX 5,115.69
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)395HoldGBX 119.83
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution394HoldGBX 144.30
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail389HoldGBX 175.36
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified388BuyGBX 672.45
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold384BuyGBX 136
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction384BuyGBX 679.44
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance373BuyGBX 391.50
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution373BuyGBX 6,407.46
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure372HoldGBX 100.30
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified367HoldGBX 979.45
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores364HoldGBX 689.58
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials364HoldGBX 1,303
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information362BuyGBX 859.18
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers357BuyGBX 870.25
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers357HoldGBX 320
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail356BuyGBX 7,111.88
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P347HoldGBX 38
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management344HoldGBX 437.92
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery343BuyGBX 261.67
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services341BuyGBX 261.67
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants338HoldGBX 113.75
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors336BuyGBX 345.83
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas336BuyGBX 71.67
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities334HoldGBX 904.07
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction329BuyGBX 3,823.89
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323HoldGBX 280
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty322BuyGBX 576.25
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services320BuyGBX 150.25
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking319HoldGBX 96.67
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers318BuyGBX 577.50
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals317HoldGBX 539.44
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,599.09
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction316HoldGBX 2,700.75
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods315HoldGBX 700.29
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities315HoldGBX 1,337.88
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services313BuyGBX 2,330
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services312BuyGBX 723.89
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services311HoldGBX 107.40
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads310BuyGBX 175.50
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals310BuyGBX 135
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified309HoldGBX 540.13
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified308BuyGBX 708.33
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail307HoldGBX 684.54
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified306HoldGBX 296.86
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services305HoldGBX 563.62
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants305HoldGBX 272.78
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other304HoldGBX 354
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials302HoldGBX 316.24
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction301HoldGBX 3,782.10
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services301HoldGBX 172.71
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals299BuyGBX 211.67
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail299HoldGBX 530.77
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major298BuyGBX 124.88
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas297BuyGBX 171.71
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296BuyGBX 515.83
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296HoldGBX 464.50
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office295HoldGBX 982.67
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance294BuyGBX 542.10
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment293HoldGBX 1,456.11
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials293HoldGBX 1,189.64
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction293HoldGBX 1,192.56
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified292BuyGBX 426.53
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants289HoldGBX 286.50
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life288BuyGBX 1,285.25
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale286HoldGBX 762.14
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks285BuyGBX 857.55
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283HoldGBX 916.14
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services281BuyGBX 365.45
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores279BuyGBX 464.17
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty278BuyGBX 651.27
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified275HoldGBX 683.50
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other275HoldGBX 206.11
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging273HoldGBX 4,663.64
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors272BuyGBX 840.11
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges271BuyGBX 4,884.17
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads271HoldGBX 426.57
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants266HoldGBX 1,217.44
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services264HoldGBX 383.43
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services264HoldGBX 779.50
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services263HoldGBX 502.69
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants263HoldGBX 574.44
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers263BuyGBX 400.38
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified261HoldGBX 3,099.23
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures261HoldGBX 519.89
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance260HoldGBX 1,471.67
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants259BuyGBX 1,733
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services255BuyGBX 817
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management254BuyGBX 389.83
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services251HoldGBX 5,310
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 732.50
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas245HoldGBX 131.20
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services244BuyGBX 1,891
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction243HoldGBX 439.92
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing243BuyGBX 1,778.08
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments240HoldGBX 2,749.23
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)239BuyGBX 499.29
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials239HoldGBX 988.27
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing239HoldGBX 669.40
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods239BuyGBX 215
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals238BuyGBX 3,853.33
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information237HoldGBX 4,586.25
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals236BuyGBX 227.86
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals233BuyGBX 1,164.55
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale233HoldGBX 2,385.69
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail232BuyGBX 2,170
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management231HoldGBX 189
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery229HoldGBX 1,671.36
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials228HoldGBX 374.44
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic228HoldGBX 1,815.71
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail228BuyGBX 243.40
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management227HoldGBX 3,542.90
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227BuyGBX 953.33
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226BuyGBX 251
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals226BuyGBX 293.57
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services224HoldGBX 849.18
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals223HoldGBX 4,781.25
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals223HoldGBX 2,626.82
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management222HoldGBX 1,769.80
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services218BuyGBX 365.67
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty218HoldGBX 1,973.91
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217SellN/A
ICAP (LON:IAP)217BuyGBX 533
MONDI/PAR VTG FPD 0.2 (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products217BuyGBX 2,419.29
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services217BuyGBX 205.38
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas216HoldGBX 240.50
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail216HoldGBX 596.67
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services216HoldGBX 819.73
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers216BuyGBX 1,102.86
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling216BuyGBX 724.56
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water213HoldGBX 788.13
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants211HoldGBX 362.55
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 332.08
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail209HoldGBX 985.55
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants209BuyGBX 199.17
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates206BuyGBX 687.31
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution204BuyGBX 812.33
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense203HoldGBX 215.20
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities203HoldGBX 799.89
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management202HoldGBX 1,618.86
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management201BuyGBX 327.83
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software200HoldGBX 1,328.50
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified199HoldGBX 891.67
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services198HoldGBX 125
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified197HoldGBX 270
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office196HoldGBX 1,069.56
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads196HoldGBX 1,926
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information196HoldGBX 424.92
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services194SellGBX 212
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail194HoldGBX 200
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials190HoldGBX 6,385.83
Laird (LON:LRD)Computer and TechnologyCommunication Equipment189BuyGBX 159
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos188BuyGBX 297.50
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants188HoldGBX 689
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products188HoldGBX 259.67
Aldermore Group (LON:ALD)187HoldGBX 313
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application186BuyGBX 2,905
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe186BuyGBX 493.67
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services183BuyGBX 226.75
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software183BuyGBX 530
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities183HoldGBX 2,101.29
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers181BuyGBX 2,000
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products180BuyGBX 172
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services178HoldGBX 1,360.91
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals177BuyGBX 48.33
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial177BuyGBX 599
Oxford Instruments (LON:OXIG)Computer and TechnologySemiconductor Equipment & Materials177BuyGBX 1,009.17
SThree (LON:STHR)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services176BuyGBX 419
Hansteen (LON:HSTN)FinanceREIT - Industrial175HoldGBX 117.83
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services175HoldGBX 1,002.86

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