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 & Minerals1185BuyGBX 339.31
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1158BuyGBX 212.29
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1106BuyGBX 70.69
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1092BuyGBX 185.06
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major1037HoldGBX 6,502.94
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals971HoldGBX 4,512.68
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global921BuyGBX 297.85
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas863BuyGBX 650
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores862BuyGBX 278.80
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major795HoldGBX 1,532.32
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV795HoldGBX 147
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals787HoldGBX 1,775.94
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services773HoldGBX 268.33
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals738BuyGBX 2,166
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores736HoldGBX 236.60
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines727HoldGBX 654.62
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products725HoldGBX 7,244.44
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores694HoldGBX 251.55
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores685HoldGBX 248.18
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated678BuyGBX 2,996.54
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines676HoldGBX 1,179.14
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks666HoldGBX 670
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries662HoldGBX 3,224.41
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities647HoldGBX 113.46
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals622HoldGBX 713.64
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas621BuyGBX 226.54
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P613BuyGBX 146.88
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold598HoldGBX 198.74
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores591HoldGBX 238.13
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals571HoldGBX 905
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies568HoldGBX 1,140.67
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance563HoldGBX 298.11
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P554BuyGBX 261
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products553HoldGBX 4,546
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction538BuyGBX 190.55
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling535BuyGBX 242.38
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,730
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified524BuyGBX 2,896.69
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance515BuyGBX 492
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco513BuyGBX 3,817.50
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management507HoldGBX 452.36
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores505HoldGBX 1,923.33
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing493HoldGBX 732.33
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction484BuyGBX 662.08
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477N/AN/A
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life462BuyGBX 2,061
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial462HoldGBX 757
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management460BuyGBX 177.50
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,664
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global458HoldGBX 711.71
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery458BuyGBX 1,844.67
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals458BuyGBX 40.71
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty454BuyGBX 634.55
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants452HoldGBX 5,000
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application450HoldGBX 645.50
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 9.50
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel449BuyGBX 314.29
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco442HoldGBX 2,818.64
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information442HoldGBX 787.19
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated442BuyGBX 2,956.25
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services439HoldGBX 174.09
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail436HoldGBX 97.92
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management433HoldGBX 260.86
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores432HoldGBX 5,520
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense425HoldGBX 122.88
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution424HoldGBX 140.71
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)416HoldGBX 121.60
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance408HoldGBX 363.58
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified406BuyGBX 608
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals405HoldGBX 57.50
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction402HoldGBX 669.18
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail402BuyGBX 4,457.31
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution401HoldGBX 5,861
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers397BuyGBX 870.73
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified396BuyGBX 1,102.11
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores396HoldGBX 1,150
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold395HoldGBX 106
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure392HoldGBX 37.70
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials390HoldGBX 1,409.50
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers384HoldGBX 343.75
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management381HoldGBX 383.09
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery368BuyGBX 244.44
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities363BuyGBX 907.81
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services361BuyGBX 142.09
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction359BuyGBX 3,642
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P357SellGBX 21.20
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services356HoldGBX 223
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants355HoldGBX 113.14
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors354BuyGBX 352
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty353BuyGBX 614.63
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction351HoldGBX 2,617.08
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals349BuyGBX 486.27
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 61.36
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail343HoldGBX 625.62
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers342HoldGBX 407.50
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities341HoldGBX 1,220.79
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services338HoldGBX 166.67
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads338BuyGBX 148.89
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking336BuyGBX 116.88
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified335BuyGBX 385.67
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services335BuyGBX 2,388.18
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods334HoldGBX 755.63
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified334HoldGBX 575.70
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services333BuyGBX 615.55
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail333HoldGBX 381.50
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals331HoldGBX 114.17
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials331HoldGBX 312.71
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office328HoldGBX 941.73
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants327BuyGBX 189.55
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction327HoldGBX 1,127.50
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction324HoldGBX 3,835.50
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323HoldGBX 283
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants323HoldGBX 315.56
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services321BuyGBX 579.44
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major321BuyGBX 122.86
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life320BuyGBX 1,190.82
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials320HoldGBX 1,078.33
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services320BuyGBX 157.44
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale319HoldGBX 686.38
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified318HoldGBX 244.17
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,227.14
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified317HoldGBX 406.27
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified317HoldGBX 672.17
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other316HoldGBX 253
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals314BuyGBX 217.50
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty314HoldGBX 696.11
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors312HoldGBX 638.50
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance311BuyGBX 516.40
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores310BuyGBX 441
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment308HoldGBX 1,506.50
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges307BuyGBX 5,315.45
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks307HoldGBX 940.58
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified304HoldGBX 3,219
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 170
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services301HoldGBX 377.29
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services299HoldGBX 250.46
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296N/AN/A
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance296HoldGBX 1,550.55
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants291HoldGBX 664.09
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants290HoldGBX 1,303.13
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other290HoldGBX 165
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services289HoldGBX 624.14
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging286HoldGBX 5,006.25
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures285HoldGBX 532.86
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads283BuyGBX 450
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283N/AN/A
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants280HoldGBX 1,771.67
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction279HoldGBX 399.42
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments279HoldGBX 2,685.45
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers278HoldGBX 357.13
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services277HoldGBX 556.91
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services274HoldGBX 2,143
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services272HoldGBX 657.27
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management270BuyGBX 352.17
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials270HoldGBX 898.85
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services269HoldGBX 5,110
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing267BuyGBX 1,821.50
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods263HoldGBX 225.71
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail262BuyGBX 267.27
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals261BuyGBX 1,053.83
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information261HoldGBX 4,745.29
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas260HoldGBX 104.50
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing260HoldGBX 702.11
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals256BuyGBX 3,738.33
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale254HoldGBX 2,343
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals253BuyGBX 215
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals253HoldGBX 2,300.45
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management252HoldGBX 207
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management251HoldGBX 1,840
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic249HoldGBX 1,808.57
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services248BuyGBX 783.69
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants246HoldGBX 277.22
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 663.75
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets246BuyGBX 400
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail245BuyGBX 2,303
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals245BuyGBX 217.50
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery244HoldGBX 1,611
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management242HoldGBX 3,049
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail241HoldGBX 834.29
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty240HoldGBX 2,101.11
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals239HoldGBX 4,970.50
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials238HoldGBX 331.43
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail236HoldGBX 892.11
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products235BuyGBX 2,025
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services235BuyGBX 207.67
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office233BuyGBX 1,018.57
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services231BuyGBX 345.50
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information230HoldGBX 529.62
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates230BuyGBX 673.80
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water228HoldGBX 807.44
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling228BuyGBX 575.82
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227SellN/A
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226BuyGBX 880.80
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226N/AN/A
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services226HoldGBX 820
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas224BuyGBX 297.50
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management224HoldGBX 1,567.25
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants223BuyGBX 226.67
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities220HoldGBX 860.33
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution220BuyGBX 799.86
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified219BuyGBX 1,012.50
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software219HoldGBX 1,887
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management216BuyGBX 282.50
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials213HoldGBX 7,240
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads212HoldGBX 1,976.33
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services212HoldGBX 1,706.50
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services211HoldGBX 80
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense211HoldGBX 185
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 395
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail208HoldGBX 141.25
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos208BuyGBX 213.75
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified207HoldGBX 290.83
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services206HoldGBX 307.20
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty206HoldGBX 220.69
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants205HoldGBX 696.88
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services204BuyGBX 170.25
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application201HoldGBX 3,453.75
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities201HoldGBX 2,105.40
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services200HoldGBX 1,127
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial199BuyGBX 648.33
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers198HoldGBX 1,380.57
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial197HoldGBX 1,019.88
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care197HoldGBX 127.78
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products197HoldGBX 102
Just Group (LON:JUST)Financial ServicesAsset Management196BuyGBX 120.43
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe196BuyGBX 481.67
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software196BuyGBX 626.25
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products194HoldGBX 202.50
Hansteen (LON:HSTN)FinanceREIT - Industrial193HoldGBX 105.33
DCC (LON:DCC)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Refining & Marketing191BuyGBX 8,267.25

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