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 & Minerals1170BuyGBX 355.88
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1143BuyGBX 220.36
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1091BuyGBX 72.93
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1076BuyGBX 186.61
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major1012HoldGBX 6,397.70
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals948HoldGBX 4,418.55
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global913BuyGBX 307.08
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas852BuyGBX 650.88
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores845BuyGBX 280.33
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV791HoldGBX 152.50
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals786HoldGBX 1,774.41
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major781HoldGBX 1,526.14
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services761HoldGBX 268.18
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores726HoldGBX 244.10
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals724HoldGBX 2,112.67
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines715BuyGBX 695.36
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products700HoldGBX 7,117.78
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores681HoldGBX 249.09
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores679HoldGBX 275.38
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines662HoldGBX 1,277.60
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks656HoldGBX 660.94
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated648BuyGBX 2,965.77
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries646HoldGBX 3,122.65
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities644HoldGBX 119.17
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas619BuyGBX 227.92
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals613HoldGBX 738.33
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P608BuyGBX 142.50
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores590HoldGBX 240.63
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold587HoldGBX 197.13
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals557HoldGBX 901.92
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance557HoldGBX 299.64
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies554HoldGBX 1,146.88
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products546HoldGBX 4,354.55
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P544BuyGBX 258.30
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction534BuyGBX 190.55
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530HoldGBX 4,730
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling529BuyGBX 252.64
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523N/AN/A
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified517BuyGBX 2,896.69
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance506BuyGBX 501.82
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco499BuyGBX 3,851.88
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores499HoldGBX 1,908.93
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management498HoldGBX 429.25
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing486HoldGBX 741.10
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477N/AN/A
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction474BuyGBX 656.15
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,507
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management455BuyGBX 172.13
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global453HoldGBX 708.50
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals453BuyGBX 46.25
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial451HoldGBX 725.64
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores450HoldGBX 12.83
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty448BuyGBX 632.50
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life447BuyGBX 2,073.83
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application447HoldGBX 630
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery447BuyGBX 1,880.63
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants441HoldGBX 5,003.85
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel440BuyGBX 305
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services436HoldGBX 176
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco432BuyGBX 3,054.29
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores429HoldGBX 5,520
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information428BuyGBX 826.69
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated426BuyGBX 2,972.69
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail424HoldGBX 99.38
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management423HoldGBX 272.63
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense422HoldGBX 126.40
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution414HoldGBX 141.57
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)410HoldGBX 119.60
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals405HoldGBX 55
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified403BuyGBX 608.58
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance402HoldGBX 365.17
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail397BuyGBX 4,621.59
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction396BuyGBX 669.18
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold394HoldGBX 104.33
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified391BuyGBX 1,089.40
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure389HoldGBX 43.60
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution389BuyGBX 5,877.64
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores388HoldGBX 1,146.67
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers385BuyGBX 862.42
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials384HoldGBX 1,422.73
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers376HoldGBX 316.25
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management373HoldGBX 356
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery365BuyGBX 244
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P356SellGBX 20.80
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services355HoldGBX 223
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities353BuyGBX 907.67
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants352HoldGBX 112.43
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors350BuyGBX 345
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction348BuyGBX 3,642
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty346BuyGBX 612.13
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas343HoldGBX 61.36
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction340HoldGBX 2,616.82
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services339HoldGBX 125.50
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals337BuyGBX 486.40
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services335BuyGBX 166.67
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities332HoldGBX 1,238.33
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads332HoldGBX 153.89
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail332HoldGBX 613.29
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking331HoldGBX 106.36
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers331BuyGBX 436
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services331BuyGBX 614.25
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified330HoldGBX 576.33
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified328BuyGBX 379.56
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals327HoldGBX 112.50
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services326BuyGBX 2,349.09
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323HoldGBX 283
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials323HoldGBX 321.14
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods323HoldGBX 726.36
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants322BuyGBX 189.55
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail322HoldGBX 392
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services320BuyGBX 592.27
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office319HoldGBX 914.25
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services317BuyGBX 160.70
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,227.14
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life316BuyGBX 1,190.82
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants316HoldGBX 288.13
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified315BuyGBX 265.83
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other314HoldGBX 305.17
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials313HoldGBX 1,090
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction313HoldGBX 1,120.42
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major313BuyGBX 116.67
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction312HoldGBX 3,743.75
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals309HoldGBX 208.33
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified307HoldGBX 398.90
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale307HoldGBX 721.88
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty306HoldGBX 685.56
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment306HoldGBX 1,506.50
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 167.83
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance301BuyGBX 554.14
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified299HoldGBX 670.58
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges299BuyGBX 5,018.18
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services298HoldGBX 381.10
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296HoldGBX 490
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296N/AN/A
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks296HoldGBX 888.45
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores294BuyGBX 450
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors292BuyGBX 778.75
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified292HoldGBX 3,184
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance287HoldGBX 1,534.55
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants284HoldGBX 670
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants284HoldGBX 1,303.13
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging283HoldGBX 4,915
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283HoldN/A
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services282HoldGBX 661.14
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads282BuyGBX 450
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other281BuyGBX 195
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures279HoldGBX 530
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services279HoldGBX 329.31
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services276HoldGBX 556.91
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants276BuyGBX 1,770.42
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers272HoldGBX 376.17
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management268BuyGBX 360.43
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services268BuyGBX 2,088.33
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services267HoldGBX 702.50
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments265HoldGBX 2,708.93
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction264HoldGBX 408.25
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services263HoldGBX 5,038.89
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials262HoldGBX 901.15
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing261BuyGBX 1,802.33
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals256BuyGBX 1,043.83
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods255HoldGBX 216.25
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas255HoldGBX 113.20
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information253HoldGBX 4,727.13
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail250HoldGBX 252
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing250HoldGBX 647.71
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale248HoldGBX 2,353
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals248BuyGBX 235
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals247BuyGBX 3,797.14
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management246HoldGBX 192.75
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic246HoldGBX 1,808.57
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 699
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)Financial ServicesCapital Markets246BuyGBX 400
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail244BuyGBX 2,353
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals243HoldGBX 2,395
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management242HoldGBX 1,809.44
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services241BuyGBX 789.54
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants240HoldGBX 294
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals240BuyGBX 225.83
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery239HoldGBX 1,611
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management239HoldGBX 3,027.13
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials236HoldGBX 343.75
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty234HoldGBX 2,070.67
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail233HoldGBX 715.56
Mondi (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products232BuyGBX 2,075
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals230HoldGBX 4,840.50
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services228BuyGBX 340.50
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail227HoldGBX 907.33
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227HoldGBX 890
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers226BuyGBX 880.80
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226BuyGBX 280
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services225HoldGBX 816.25
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services225BuyGBX 196.57
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water223HoldGBX 805.88
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling223BuyGBX 625.11
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas222BuyGBX 296.25
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants222BuyGBX 223.33
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates221BuyGBX 675.80
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution218BuyGBX 780.57
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
ICAP (LON:IAP)217N/AN/A
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office216HoldGBX 1,094.56
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities215HoldGBX 854.91
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management214HoldGBX 1,586.14
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software214HoldGBX 1,758
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information213HoldGBX 478
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management211BuyGBX 282.50
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified211HoldGBX 928.33
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 397.50
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads209HoldGBX 1,963
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense208HoldGBX 181.67
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services206BuyGBX 96.50
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials206HoldGBX 6,687.92
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail204HoldGBX 131.25
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services203HoldGBX 263.60
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified201HoldGBX 278
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants200HoldGBX 688.13
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos199BuyGBX 260
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services198BuyGBX 209.25
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application197HoldGBX 3,272.50
Hastings Group (LON:HSTG)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty197HoldGBX 227.82
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe196BuyGBX 481.67
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services195HoldGBX 1,541.11
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products194HoldGBX 116.25
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities194HoldGBX 2,089.33
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers193BuyGBX 1,477
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care192HoldGBX 128.75
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software192BuyGBX 596.25
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products192HoldGBX 202.50
Homeserve (LON:HSV)IndustrialsBusiness Services191HoldGBX 1,005
Laird (LON:LRD)Computer and TechnologyCommunication Equipment189N/AN/A
Just Group (LON:JUST)Financial ServicesAsset Management188BuyGBX 126.29
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial188HoldGBX 978.38
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial188BuyGBX 645
Aldermore Group (LON:ALD)187N/AN/A

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