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 & Minerals1206HoldGBX 297.75
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1171BuyGBX 208.71
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1122BuyGBX 68.06
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1103BuyGBX 186.89
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major1062HoldGBX 6,688.24
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals992HoldGBX 4,512.05
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global933BuyGBX 274.85
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas878BuyGBX 653.13
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores864BuyGBX 278.80
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major805HoldGBX 1,638.06
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV802HoldGBX 141.17
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals789HoldGBX 1,788.08
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services785BuyGBX 266.82
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals752HoldGBX 2,148
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines744BuyGBX 643.58
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products741HoldGBX 7,148.33
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores737HoldGBX 227.60
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores697HoldGBX 249.77
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated694BuyGBX 3,008.57
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores687HoldGBX 244.09
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines686HoldGBX 1,192.95
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks682HoldGBX 659.27
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries679HoldGBX 3,355.36
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities652HoldGBX 106.86
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals631BuyGBX 724.55
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas625BuyGBX 224.17
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P620BuyGBX 152.86
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold600HoldGBX 191.99
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores592HoldGBX 227.14
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals581HoldGBX 885
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies578HoldGBX 1,104.64
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance569HoldGBX 296
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P567BuyGBX 262.63
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products561HoldGBX 4,723.50
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction546BuyGBX 189.64
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling541BuyGBX 238.75
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,760
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified527BuyGBX 2,900.50
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance522BuyGBX 498.18
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco522BuyGBX 3,761.33
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores509HoldGBX 1,955.38
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management507HoldGBX 459.18
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing502HoldGBX 771.50
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction486BuyGBX 661.82
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477N/AN/A
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial473BuyGBX 784
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life471BuyGBX 2,031.18
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global469HoldGBX 708.77
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery466BuyGBX 1,844.67
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management463BuyGBX 178.75
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals461HoldGBX 38
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty460BuyGBX 637.27
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,664
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants458HoldGBX 4,942.86
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information457HoldGBX 798.82
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application454HoldGBX 651
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel453BuyGBX 297.86
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 9.50
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated448BuyGBX 2,858.67
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco445HoldGBX 2,818.64
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail445HoldGBX 87.15
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services441HoldGBX 174.09
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores440HoldGBX 5,655.56
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management437HoldGBX 251.57
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense430HoldGBX 138.88
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution425HoldGBX 140.71
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)418HoldGBX 121.22
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail416HoldGBX 3,209.19
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance414HoldGBX 356.91
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified412BuyGBX 602.30
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers405BuyGBX 897.30
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals405HoldGBX 57.50
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified405BuyGBX 1,091.56
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction404HoldGBX 659.60
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution404HoldGBX 5,902.07
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold401HoldGBX 115.83
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores400HoldGBX 1,165.73
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials400HoldGBX 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 Management387HoldGBX 376.90
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers385HoldGBX 347.50
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery369BuyGBX 244.44
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities367BuyGBX 905.59
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction367BuyGBX 3,642
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services366BuyGBX 145.27
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty362BuyGBX 620.88
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors360BuyGBX 331
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants360HoldGBX 114.57
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction360HoldGBX 2,620.91
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services359BuyGBX 224.50
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P357SellGBX 21.20
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals355BuyGBX 446
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail345HoldGBX 625.62
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail344HoldGBX 362.38
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities344HoldGBX 1,200.85
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers344HoldGBX 407.50
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 61.36
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services341HoldGBX 169.83
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified341BuyGBX 377.10
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking340BuyGBX 121.13
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads339BuyGBX 149.44
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials339HoldGBX 315.15
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified336HoldGBX 589.10
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services336BuyGBX 2,388.18
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services335BuyGBX 614.25
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods335HoldGBX 756.43
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals334HoldGBX 107.17
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials330HoldGBX 1,075
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants330HoldGBX 336.50
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office330HoldGBX 941.73
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction329HoldGBX 1,127.50
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants328BuyGBX 189.55
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services327HoldGBX 156.33
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction326HoldGBX 3,835.50
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services326BuyGBX 570.56
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life326BuyGBX 1,169.90
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major324BuyGBX 130.33
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323N/AN/A
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified322HoldGBX 240.83
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty321BuyGBX 697.22
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals320HoldGBX 205
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale319HoldGBX 686.38
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified319HoldGBX 672.17
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified318HoldGBX 406.27
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317HoldGBX 6,060
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges317BuyGBX 5,679.09
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores317BuyGBX 436.50
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other316HoldGBX 253
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance314BuyGBX 527
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment312HoldGBX 1,551.11
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors312HoldGBX 638.50
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified312HoldGBX 3,219
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks312HoldGBX 940.91
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services307HoldGBX 413.71
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance303HoldGBX 1,569.73
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 172.50
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services301HoldGBX 250.46
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants298HoldGBX 747.73
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296N/AN/A
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services294HoldGBX 541.67
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures293HoldGBX 532.86
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging292HoldGBX 4,928.57
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants290HoldGBX 1,303.13
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other290HoldGBX 165
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants286HoldGBX 1,801.15
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads285BuyGBX 465
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments284HoldGBX 2,685.45
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283N/AN/A
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction282HoldGBX 399.42
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers282HoldGBX 351.13
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials280HoldGBX 865.77
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services278HoldGBX 562.89
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services277HoldGBX 653.64
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services276HoldGBX 2,221.11
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services274HoldGBX 5,154
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management273BuyGBX 350.67
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing273BuyGBX 1,861.77
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals271HoldGBX 917.36
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods267HoldGBX 225.71
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail266BuyGBX 269.55
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information266SellGBX 2,383.50
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing262HoldGBX 704.33
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas261HoldGBX 104.50
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals260BuyGBX 3,738.33
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals259HoldGBX 2,311.36
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals258BuyGBX 213
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale257HoldGBX 2,327
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants256HoldGBX 270.63
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management256HoldGBX 1,826.11
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management255HoldGBX 207
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic252HoldGBX 1,848.57
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services252BuyGBX 777.08
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty250HoldGBX 2,087.90
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets249BuyGBX 410
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals247BuyGBX 215
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 663.75
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management245HoldGBX 3,020.88
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery245HoldGBX 1,621
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail245BuyGBX 2,303
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services244BuyGBX 200
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals244HoldGBX 4,900.50
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials242BuyGBX 316.43
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail241HoldGBX 834.29
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products240BuyGBX 1,980
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail239HoldGBX 876
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates235BuyGBX 650.89
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services235BuyGBX 351.33
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office234BuyGBX 1,018.57
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information233HoldGBX 531.77
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services231HoldGBX 822.50
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling231BuyGBX 563.25
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water230HoldGBX 810.78
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227N/AN/A
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management227HoldGBX 1,551.44
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution226HoldGBX 814.14
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226HoldGBX 880.80
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226N/AN/A
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants225BuyGBX 235.83
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas224BuyGBX 297.50
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified224BuyGBX 1,050
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities222HoldGBX 862.83
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials221HoldGBX 7,520.91
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software220HoldGBX 1,887
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management218BuyGBX 282.50
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty216HoldGBX 210.79
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads214HoldGBX 1,991.33
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services212HoldGBX 1,706.50
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services211HoldGBX 80
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense211HoldGBX 185
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services210HoldGBX 366
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified210HoldGBX 297.86
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldN/A
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail208HoldGBX 141.25
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos208BuyGBX 213.75
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants207HoldGBX 696.88
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services207BuyGBX 170.25
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial203BuyGBX 648.33
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities203HoldGBX 2,115.40
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers202HoldGBX 1,186.78
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application202HoldGBX 3,453.75
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial202HoldGBX 1,019.88
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services201HoldGBX 1,127
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care200HoldGBX 123.75
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products199HoldGBX 102
Just Group (LON:JUST)Financial ServicesAsset Management199BuyGBX 120.43
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe198BuyGBX 485
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software198BuyGBX 656.67
Hansteen (LON:HSTN)FinanceREIT - Industrial196HoldGBX 105.33
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products195HoldGBX 202.50
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals195BuyGBX 30.67

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