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 & Minerals1172BuyGBX 355.56
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1152BuyGBX 212.50
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1101BuyGBX 70.69
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1087BuyGBX 186.22
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major1028HoldGBX 6,497.06
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals958HoldGBX 4,428.47
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global919BuyGBX 297.85
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores858BuyGBX 278.80
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas855BuyGBX 650.88
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV793HoldGBX 147
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major787HoldGBX 1,534.57
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals787HoldGBX 1,774.41
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services769HoldGBX 268.33
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals731BuyGBX 2,119.33
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores729HoldGBX 237.60
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines723BuyGBX 672.31
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products711HoldGBX 7,095.29
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores690HoldGBX 260.17
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores682HoldGBX 249.09
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated670BuyGBX 2,987.50
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines669HoldGBX 1,199.38
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks662HoldGBX 670
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries656HoldGBX 3,189.12
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities647HoldGBX 113.46
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas621BuyGBX 226.54
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals615HoldGBX 718.64
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P610BuyGBX 145
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold595HoldGBX 196.41
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores591HoldGBX 240.63
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance561HoldGBX 298.11
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals559HoldGBX 912.69
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies559HoldGBX 1,142.67
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P551BuyGBX 260.58
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products549HoldGBX 4,310
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction536BuyGBX 190.55
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling532BuyGBX 252.64
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530HoldGBX 4,730
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified519BuyGBX 2,896.69
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance513BuyGBX 493
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco508BuyGBX 3,836.25
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores499HoldGBX 1,908.93
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management499HoldGBX 436.91
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing488HoldGBX 741.10
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction477BuyGBX 656.15
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477N/AN/A
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,592.67
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial458HoldGBX 744.22
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management457BuyGBX 172.75
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life456BuyGBX 2,061
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals455BuyGBX 46.50
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global453HoldGBX 708.50
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery451BuyGBX 1,842.67
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants450HoldGBX 5,000
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty450BuyGBX 632.27
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 9.50
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application448HoldGBX 643.18
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel443BuyGBX 312.14
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco437BuyGBX 2,973.46
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services436HoldGBX 172.50
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated433BuyGBX 2,976.54
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information432HoldGBX 808.13
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail432HoldGBX 98.31
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores431HoldGBX 5,520
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management430HoldGBX 260.86
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense425HoldGBX 122.88
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution417HoldGBX 141.57
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)413HoldGBX 118.73
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals405HoldGBX 55
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance404HoldGBX 365.17
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified404BuyGBX 608.58
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail400BuyGBX 4,469.81
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction400BuyGBX 669.18
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution399HoldGBX 5,859.57
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified394BuyGBX 1,089.40
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold394HoldGBX 104.33
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers392BuyGBX 867.27
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores392HoldGBX 1,150
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure391HoldGBX 40.70
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials386HoldGBX 1,422.73
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers379HoldGBX 343.75
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management375HoldGBX 359.33
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery368BuyGBX 244
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities361BuyGBX 909.06
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction357BuyGBX 3,642
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P357SellGBX 21.20
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services355HoldGBX 223
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants354HoldGBX 113.14
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors354BuyGBX 352
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty352BuyGBX 614.63
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services352BuyGBX 138.70
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 61.36
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction343HoldGBX 2,616.82
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals341BuyGBX 486.40
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers341HoldGBX 401.43
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail340HoldGBX 597.54
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities339HoldGBX 1,220.79
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services337HoldGBX 166.67
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads334HoldGBX 150.56
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services334BuyGBX 2,351.82
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking334HoldGBX 113.56
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified333HoldGBX 568.70
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified333BuyGBX 385.67
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods332HoldGBX 755.63
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services331BuyGBX 615.55
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail329HoldGBX 381.50
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals328HoldGBX 112.50
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials326HoldGBX 312.07
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office325HoldGBX 941.73
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants323HoldGBX 315.56
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323HoldGBX 283
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants323BuyGBX 189.55
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction322HoldGBX 3,795.91
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction321HoldGBX 1,127.50
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services320BuyGBX 586.50
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major320BuyGBX 122.86
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life319BuyGBX 1,190.82
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services319BuyGBX 157.44
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,227.14
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified316BuyGBX 263.33
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other316HoldGBX 253
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials315HoldGBX 1,078.33
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty313HoldGBX 696.11
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified312HoldGBX 377.64
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified312HoldGBX 662.82
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale311HoldGBX 679.43
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors309HoldGBX 638.50
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals309HoldGBX 208.33
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance308BuyGBX 516.40
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment307HoldGBX 1,506.50
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks305HoldGBX 940.58
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores305BuyGBX 444.09
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges303BuyGBX 5,150
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 167.83
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified302HoldGBX 3,201.42
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services298HoldGBX 370.13
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296HoldN/A
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services292HoldGBX 250.46
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance291HoldGBX 1,552.91
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other287BuyGBX 178
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services287HoldGBX 624.14
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging285HoldGBX 4,981.25
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants285HoldGBX 670
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants284HoldGBX 1,303.13
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283N/AN/A
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads282BuyGBX 450
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures281HoldGBX 530
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants279HoldGBX 1,772.69
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction277HoldGBX 399.42
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services276HoldGBX 556.91
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers274HoldGBX 362.43
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments273HoldGBX 2,685.45
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services271HoldGBX 2,108
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management270BuyGBX 352.17
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services269HoldGBX 676.67
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services268HoldGBX 5,110
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials265HoldGBX 898.85
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing263BuyGBX 1,806.92
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods260HoldGBX 225.71
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail259HoldGBX 260
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas259HoldGBX 111.60
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals258BuyGBX 1,043.83
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing256HoldGBX 677.38
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals255BuyGBX 3,738.33
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information255HoldGBX 4,727.13
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals250BuyGBX 226
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management250HoldGBX 200.83
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale250HoldGBX 2,358
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic248HoldGBX 1,808.57
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals248HoldGBX 2,367.27
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management247HoldGBX 1,840
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 663.75
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets246BuyGBX 400
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail245BuyGBX 2,303
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services245BuyGBX 786
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants244HoldGBX 294
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals243BuyGBX 222.50
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery241HoldGBX 1,611
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management240HoldGBX 3,027.13
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty237HoldGBX 2,101.11
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials236HoldGBX 343.75
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail235HoldGBX 721.88
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail235HoldGBX 892.11
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products234BuyGBX 2,025
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services233BuyGBX 204.33
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals233HoldGBX 4,872.78
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services230BuyGBX 345.50
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office229BuyGBX 1,044.38
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227HoldGBX 890
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water226HoldGBX 813
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226BuyGBX 880.80
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226N/AN/A
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates225BuyGBX 675.80
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information225HoldGBX 531.67
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services225HoldGBX 816.25
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling224BuyGBX 619.60
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas223BuyGBX 296.25
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants223BuyGBX 226.67
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management222HoldGBX 1,567.25
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution219BuyGBX 799.86
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities217HoldGBX 862.83
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management215BuyGBX 282.50
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software215HoldGBX 1,795.50
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified214HoldGBX 983.33
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads212HoldGBX 1,976.33
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense210HoldGBX 181.67
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 395
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials208HoldGBX 7,010.42
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail208HoldGBX 141.25
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services208BuyGBX 96.50
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services207HoldGBX 1,702.50
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified206HoldGBX 284
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services205HoldGBX 307.20
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos205BuyGBX 258.33
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants203HoldGBX 696.88
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty201HoldGBX 220.92
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application200HoldGBX 3,362.50
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services199BuyGBX 209.25
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities197HoldGBX 2,111.40
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services197HoldGBX 1,124.44
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products196HoldGBX 108
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial196HoldGBX 1,019.88
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers196HoldGBX 1,380.57
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe196BuyGBX 481.67
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial195BuyGBX 648.33
Just Group (LON:JUST)Financial ServicesAsset Management195BuyGBX 126.29
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software194BuyGBX 626.25
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products194HoldGBX 202.50
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care193HoldGBX 128.75
Hansteen (LON:HSTN)FinanceREIT - Industrial192HoldGBX 105.33
Laird (LON:LRD)Computer and TechnologyCommunication Equipment189N/AN/A

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