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 & Minerals1210HoldGBX 294.94
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1180BuyGBX 196.08
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1133HoldGBX 66.25
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1112BuyGBX 186.89
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major1080HoldGBX 7,050
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals994HoldGBX 4,471.55
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global941HoldGBX 263.23
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas891BuyGBX 646.56
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores869BuyGBX 278
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major813HoldGBX 1,701.79
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV807HoldGBX 141.17
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals792HoldGBX 1,805.38
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services789BuyGBX 258.33
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals755HoldGBX 2,134.67
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines752BuyGBX 643.58
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products747HoldGBX 7,112.94
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores739HoldGBX 232.36
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated704BuyGBX 2,981.43
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores700HoldGBX 239.38
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores695HoldGBX 243.33
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines693HoldGBX 1,174.86
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks690HoldGBX 655.60
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries682HoldGBX 3,388.93
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities654HoldGBX 99
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals636BuyGBX 700.83
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas633BuyGBX 223.31
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P622BuyGBX 154.38
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold600HoldGBX 191.99
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores593HoldGBX 227.14
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals585HoldGBX 883.08
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies580HoldGBX 1,096.15
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance575HoldGBX 291.56
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P573BuyGBX 264.30
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products563HoldGBX 4,863.50
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction548BuyGBX 185.09
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling546BuyGBX 230
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified532BuyGBX 2,886.83
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,640
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco528BuyGBX 3,768
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance526BuyGBX 499.82
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management513HoldGBX 474
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores511HoldGBX 1,955.38
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing504HoldGBX 780
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction496HoldGBX 654.67
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477N/AN/A
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial477BuyGBX 792.75
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life476BuyGBX 1,974.30
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global474HoldGBX 708.77
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery472BuyGBX 1,766.33
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management464BuyGBX 178.75
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals463HoldGBX 37.29
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty462BuyGBX 637.55
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information460HoldGBX 798.71
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,664
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants459HoldGBX 4,946.15
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application456HoldGBX 657.50
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel456BuyGBX 284.29
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated451HoldGBX 2,853.11
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 9.50
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail449HoldGBX 87.15
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco446HoldGBX 2,829.58
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services446HoldGBX 169.55
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores444HoldGBX 5,744.44
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management441HoldGBX 247.29
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense432HoldGBX 138.88
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution432HoldGBX 140
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance420HoldGBX 354
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)418HoldGBX 117.63
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail417HoldGBX 3,209.19
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified414BuyGBX 602.30
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution413HoldGBX 5,980.50
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction411HoldGBX 677.56
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified406BuyGBX 1,056.75
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers406BuyGBX 897.30
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals405HoldGBX 75
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold403BuyGBX 120
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores403HoldGBX 1,141.92
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials402HoldGBX 1,426.44
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure392HoldGBX 37.70
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management388HoldGBX 376.90
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers387HoldGBX 347.50
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery376BuyGBX 243
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services369BuyGBX 145.27
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction369BuyGBX 3,638.30
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities368BuyGBX 900.93
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty366BuyGBX 622.75
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction362BuyGBX 2,547.55
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services361HoldGBX 222.50
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors361BuyGBX 331
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants360HoldGBX 114.57
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P359SellGBX 22
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals358BuyGBX 438
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail349HoldGBX 618.69
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail348HoldGBX 331.75
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities348HoldGBX 1,205.67
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers346HoldGBX 407.50
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified345BuyGBX 374.10
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 58.25
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services342HoldGBX 174
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials341HoldGBX 315.15
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services341BuyGBX 2,427.78
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking341BuyGBX 124.14
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads339BuyGBX 149.44
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services338BuyGBX 597.36
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction338HoldGBX 1,104.64
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified337HoldGBX 589.10
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods337HoldGBX 732.50
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals335HoldGBX 107.17
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office334HoldGBX 928.09
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials333HoldGBX 1,062.92
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants333HoldGBX 349.55
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants333BuyGBX 166.50
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction332HoldGBX 3,831.67
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life329BuyGBX 1,169.90
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major328BuyGBX 134.75
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services328BuyGBX 155.29
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services327BuyGBX 564.44
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty325BuyGBX 704.56
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323N/AN/A
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified322HoldGBX 672.17
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals322HoldGBX 220
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified322HoldGBX 240.83
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges320BuyGBX 5,697
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale319HoldGBX 686.38
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores319BuyGBX 432.27
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other318HoldGBX 243
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified318HoldGBX 396.90
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317HoldGBX 6,060
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance316BuyGBX 532.83
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified316HoldGBX 3,218.08
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors315HoldGBX 638.50
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks313HoldGBX 951.82
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment312HoldGBX 1,551.11
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services309HoldGBX 432
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance308HoldGBX 1,565.73
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 172.50
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services302HoldGBX 250.46
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants299HoldGBX 756.50
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296N/AN/A
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants295HoldGBX 1,321.88
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging294HoldGBX 4,900
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services294HoldGBX 541.67
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures293HoldGBX 532.86
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other292HoldGBX 162.14
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants288HoldGBX 1,803.46
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads285BuyGBX 465
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments285HoldGBX 2,685.45
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction284HoldGBX 388.17
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283N/AN/A
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials282HoldGBX 876.25
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers282HoldGBX 347
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services280HoldGBX 632
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services278HoldGBX 562.89
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services277HoldGBX 2,221.11
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services275HoldGBX 5,243.33
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing274BuyGBX 1,861.77
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals273HoldGBX 901.45
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management273BuyGBX 350.67
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail270BuyGBX 278.18
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods270HoldGBX 232.14
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information267SellGBX 2,383.50
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing266HoldGBX 758.80
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals264BuyGBX 3,804.29
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas262HoldGBX 104.50
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals261HoldGBX 2,284.09
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale261HoldGBX 2,371.25
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management259HoldGBX 207
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals259BuyGBX 210
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management258HoldGBX 1,826.11
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services257BuyGBX 707.45
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants257HoldGBX 268.75
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic253HoldGBX 1,848.57
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty252HoldGBX 2,086.70
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets249BuyGBX 410
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals248BuyGBX 215
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail247BuyGBX 2,344.17
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery247HoldGBX 1,650
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management246HoldGBX 3,020.88
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services246BuyGBX 189
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals246HoldGBX 4,910
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 663.75
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail244HoldGBX 834.29
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail243HoldGBX 859.33
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials242BuyGBX 316.43
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold241HoldGBX 12
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products240BuyGBX 1,980
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office237BuyGBX 1,018.57
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling236HoldGBX 526.75
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services236BuyGBX 351.33
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates235BuyGBX 650.89
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information234HoldGBX 531.77
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water232HoldGBX 816.33
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services231HoldGBX 822.50
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management231HoldGBX 1,551.44
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227N/AN/A
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified227BuyGBX 1,050
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution227HoldGBX 814.14
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226HoldGBX 838.50
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226N/AN/A
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants226BuyGBX 235.83
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas225BuyGBX 296.25
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities225HoldGBX 870.80
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials222HoldGBX 7,520.91
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software221HoldGBX 1,812.71
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management221BuyGBX 282.50
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty218HoldGBX 211.14
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads215HoldGBX 1,991.33
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense214HoldGBX 191.67
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services213HoldGBX 1,706.50
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services213HoldGBX 378
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services213BuyGBX 91.67
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified212HoldGBX 301.43
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos211BuyGBX 208.50
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail210HoldGBX 141.25
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldN/A
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants208HoldGBX 710.71
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services208BuyGBX 170.25
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial208BuyGBX 668.33
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial206HoldGBX 1,037.71
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care205HoldGBX 126.56
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities204HoldGBX 2,115.40
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
Just Group (LON:JUST)Financial ServicesAsset Management204BuyGBX 107.29
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers203HoldGBX 1,036.40
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application202HoldGBX 3,481.88
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services202HoldGBX 1,157
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products201HoldGBX 85
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe199BuyGBX 485
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software199BuyGBX 658.33
Hansteen (LON:HSTN)FinanceREIT - Industrial199HoldGBX 105.33
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products196HoldGBX 202.50
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals196BuyGBX 30.67
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A

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