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 & Minerals1144BuyGBX 359.94
Barclays (LON:BARC)FinanceMoney Center Banks1121BuyGBX 214.35
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe1073BuyGBX 72.25
Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)Communication ServicesTelecom Services1049BuyGBX 200.11
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major963BuyGBX 6,222.20
Rio Tinto (LON:RIO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals904HoldGBX 4,223.22
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)Financial ServicesBanks - Global901BuyGBX 305.92
Tesco (LON:TSCO)Consumer DefensiveGrocery Stores831BuyGBX 267.85
BP (LON:BP)Basic MaterialsMajor Integrated Oil & Gas830BuyGBX 652.35
BHP Group (LON:BHP)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals775HoldGBX 1,733.53
ITV (LON:ITV)ServicesBroadcasting - TV771HoldGBX 182.86
GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major756HoldGBX 1,518.15
BT Group - CLASS A (LON:BT.A)Communication ServicesTelecom Services746HoldGBX 276.67
J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY)ServicesGrocery Stores714HoldGBX 268.10
International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG)ServicesMajor Airlines695HoldGBX 707.67
Anglo American (LON:AAL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals690HoldGBX 1,895.63
WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW)ServicesGrocery Stores670HoldGBX 258.18
Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products669HoldGBX 6,974.38
Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores663HoldGBX 296.50
easyJet (LON:EZJ)IndustrialsAirlines637HoldGBX 1,414.48
HSBC (LON:HSBA)FinanceMoney Center Banks635HoldGBX 670.63
Centrica (LON:CNA)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities633HoldGBX 137.75
Diageo (LON:DGE)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Wineries & Distilleries626BuyGBX 2,998.67
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated626BuyGBX 2,931.54
Cairn Energy (LON:CNE)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas604BuyGBX 238.40
KAZ Minerals (LON:KAZ)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals597HoldGBX 691.54
Premier Oil (LON:PMO)EnergyOil & Gas E&P593BuyGBX 132.50
Kingfisher (LON:KGF)ServicesHome Improvement Stores578HoldGBX 261.25
Acacia Mining (LON:ACA)Basic MaterialsGold572HoldGBX 163.63
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN)FinanceLife Insurance543HoldGBX 289.82
Tullow Oil (LON:TLW)EnergyOil & Gas E&P537BuyGBX 252.51
Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals533HoldGBX 869.06
Unilever (LON:ULVR)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products530HoldGBX 4,320.45
Shire (LON:SHP)MedicalBiotechnology530BuyGBX 4,608
WPP (LON:WPP)ServicesAdvertising Agencies525HoldGBX 1,206.95
Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction524BuyGBX 186.73
Ladbrokes Coral Group (LON:LCL)523BuyGBX 162
William Hill (LON:WMH)Consumer CyclicalGambling522BuyGBX 274.50
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Consumer GoodsFood - Major Diversified499BuyGBX 2,994.38
Aviva (LON:AV)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance491BuyGBX 529.85
Ashmore Group (LON:ASHM)FinanceAsset Management488HoldGBX 406.38
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)ServicesJewelry Stores487HoldGBX 1,943.79
British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)Consumer DefensiveTobacco478BuyGBX 4,063.75
GKN (LON:GKN)Consumer CyclicalAuto Parts477HoldGBX 460.83
Pearson (LON:PSON)Consumer CyclicalPublishing469HoldGBX 757.58
Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction467BuyGBX 642.08
SKY (LON:SKY)Communication ServicesPay TV459HoldGBX 1,465.88
Debenhams (LON:DEB)Consumer CyclicalDepartment Stores446HoldGBX 15.78
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals445BuyGBX 49.63
Man Group (LON:EMG)Financial ServicesAsset Management443BuyGBX 185.14
SEGRO (LON:SGRO)FinanceREIT - Industrial442BuyGBX 693.45
The Sage Group (LON:SGE)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application440HoldGBX 605
Standard Chartered (LON:STAN)Financial ServicesBanks - Global435HoldGBX 686.21
Whitbread (LON:WTB)ServicesRestaurants431HoldGBX 4,851.56
RSA Insurance Group (LON:RSA)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty430BuyGBX 642.85
Weir Group (LON:WEIR)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery428BuyGBX 1,945
Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO)Basic MaterialsSteel427BuyGBX 246.63
Hays (LON:HAS)ServicesStaffing & Outsourcing Services425HoldGBX 185.93
Prudential (LON:PRU)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life424BuyGBX 2,099.77
Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA)EnergyOil & Gas Integrated417BuyGBX 2,936.07
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB)Consumer DefensiveTobacco417HoldGBX 3,036.43
Cobham (LON:COB)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense417HoldGBX 124.10
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (LON:CAPC)FinanceProperty Management415HoldGBX 288
NEXT (LON:NXT)ServicesApparel Stores410HoldGBX 5,317.27
SIG (LON:SHI)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution403HoldGBX 137.70
Lonmin (LON:LMI)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals403HoldGBX 50.25
Talktalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK)402HoldGBX 116.67
Intu Properties (LON:INTU)Real EstateREIT - Retail401HoldGBX 130.79
Standard Life Aberdeen (LON:SL)398N/AN/A
BAE Systems (LON:BA)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified397BuyGBX 618
Redrow (LON:RDW)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction394BuyGBX 657.10
Just Eat (LON:JE)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information392BuyGBX 873.13
Centamin (LON:CEY)Basic MaterialsGold386HoldGBX 123.20
Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance380BuyGBX 387.85
Thomas Cook Group (LON:TCG)Consumer CyclicalLeisure379HoldGBX 57.44
Ferguson (LON:FERG)IndustrialsIndustrial Distribution376BuyGBX 6,369
ASOS (LON:ASC)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail374BuyGBX 5,055.95
Ocado Group (LON:OCDO)ServicesGrocery Stores373HoldGBX 846.11
Rolls-Royce (LON:RR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified372HoldGBX 976.42
Travis Perkins (LON:TPK)Industrial ProductsGeneral Building Materials369HoldGBX 1,325.25
Informa (LON:INF)ServicesPublishing - Newspapers365BuyGBX 861.75
Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY)Computer and TechnologyInternet Information Providers365HoldGBX 318.89
Imagination Technologies Group (LON:IMG)362N/AN/A
Home Retail Group (LON:HOME)358N/AN/A
Jupiter Fund Management (LON:JUP)Financial ServicesAsset Management353HoldGBX 417.42
Enquest (LON:ENQ)EnergyOil & Gas E&P350SellGBX 24.80
Melrose Industries (LON:MRO)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery348BuyGBX 250.50
G4S (LON:GFS)ServicesSecurity & Protection Services345HoldGBX 249.38
Marston's (LON:MARS)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants344HoldGBX 114.38
National Grid (LON:NG)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities341BuyGBX 903.40
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors340BuyGBX 345
Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas339HoldGBX 67.75
Bellway (LON:BWY)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction338BuyGBX 3,726
Beazley (LON:BEZ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty333BuyGBX 581
Serco Group (LON:SRP)ServicesBusiness Services330HoldGBX 116.18
ARM (LON:ARM)329N/AN/A
Persimmon (LON:PSN)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction325HoldGBX 2,656.83
SSE (LON:SSE)UtilitiesDiversified Utilities324HoldGBX 1,301.60
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services323BuyGBX 152.60
Esure (LON:ESUR)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance323HoldGBX 280
FirstGroup (LON:FGP)IndustrialsTrucking323HoldGBX 99.63
Synthomer (LON:SYNT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals322HoldGBX 496.11
Petrofac (LON:PFC)Oil & Gas Equipment & Services322BuyGBX 674.55
DS Smith (LON:SMDS)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers321BuyGBX 523.33
Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)IndustrialsRailroads319BuyGBX 166
Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)ServicesRental & Leasing Services319BuyGBX 2,283.08
Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods318HoldGBX 702.42
Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)Gold317BuyGBX 6,323.75
British Land (LON:BLND)Real EstateREIT - Retail317HoldGBX 644.23
Meggitt (LON:MGGT)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified315HoldGBX 556.78
Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals314BuyGBX 130
Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)Consumer CyclicalMedia - Diversified314BuyGBX 395.33
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services311HoldGBX 578.62
Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants310HoldGBX 280
Senior (LON:SNR)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified309HoldGBX 281.67
Hammerson (LON:HMSO)FinanceREIT - Retail308HoldGBX 446.38
Halfords Group (LON:HFD)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other308HoldGBX 324.43
Rotork (LON:ROR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials307HoldGBX 312.78
Berkeley Group (LON:BKG)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction306HoldGBX 3,708.64
Janus Henderson Group (LON:HGG)305N/AN/A
Restaurant Group (LON:RTN)ServicesRestaurants305BuyGBX 219.55
Vectura Group (LON:VEC)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Major304BuyGBX 121.13
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND)Real EstateREIT - Office304HoldGBX 963.25
Capita (LON:CPI)ServicesBusiness Services304HoldGBX 166.83
Hochschild Mining (LON:HOC)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals303HoldGBX 207.50
Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas302BuyGBX 163.86
Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)Industrial ProductsResidential Construction301HoldGBX 1,125
Smith & Nephew (LON:SN)MedicalMedical Appliances & Equipment301HoldGBX 1,479.36
St. James's Place (LON:STJ)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life301BuyGBX 1,233.92
IMI (LON:IMI)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials299HoldGBX 1,165.67
Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL)ServicesEntertainment - Diversified298BuyGBX 402.75
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG)Financial ServicesSpecialty Finance298BuyGBX 550.43
ZPG (LON:ZPG)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information296HoldGBX 475.63
Fenner (LON:FENR)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials296BuyGBX 573.33
Electrocomponents (LON:ECM)ServicesIndustrial Equipment Wholesale296HoldGBX 721.88
Lancashire (LON:LRE)Financial ServicesInsurance - Specialty293BuyGBX 664.91
Britvic (LON:BVIC)Consumer DefensiveBeverages - Soft Drinks289BuyGBX 867.55
B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME)ServicesDiscount, Variety Stores288BuyGBX 449.58
Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO)ServicesBusiness Services287BuyGBX 367.08
Great Portland Estates (LON:GPOR)Real EstateREIT - Diversified286HoldGBX 679.92
Aberdeen Asset Management (LON:ADN)285N/AN/A
UBM (LON:UBM)Consumer CyclicalMarketing Services283HoldGBX 943.75
London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)Financial ServicesFinancial Exchanges281BuyGBX 4,880.91
Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON:IHG)ServicesLodging280HoldGBX 4,788.89
Dixons Carphone (LON:DC)ServicesSpecialty Retail, Other279HoldGBX 197.50
Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)Industrial ProductsGeneral Contractors277BuyGBX 809.89
Royal Mail (LON:RMG)ServicesAir Delivery & Freight Services276HoldGBX 330.08
Greene King (LON:GNK)ServicesRestaurants273HoldGBX 600.63
National Express Group (LON:NEX)ServicesRailroads273BuyGBX 435.14
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants272HoldGBX 1,231.88
Derwent London (LON:DLN)Real EstateREIT - Diversified271HoldGBX 3,059.85
Hiscox (LON:HSX)FinanceProperty & Casualty Insurance270HoldGBX 1,482.91
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)FinanceCredit Services270HoldGBX 758.60
Drax Group (LON:DRX)UtilitiesUtilities - Independent Power Producers266BuyGBX 405.71
Compass Group (LON:CPG)ServicesRestaurants265BuyGBX 1,745.42
Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN)Consumer CyclicalHome Furnishings & Fixtures265HoldGBX 514.33
Inmarsat (LON:ISAT)Communication ServicesTelecom Services265HoldGBX 506.92
Afren (LON:AFR)262N/AN/A
Brewin Dolphin (LON:BRW)FinanceAsset Management258BuyGBX 380.80
John Wood Group (LON:WG)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Equipment & Services258BuyGBX 808
Spectris (LON:SXS)Computer and TechnologyScientific & Technical Instruments256HoldGBX 2,735.71
Intertek Group (LON:ITRK)IndustrialsBusiness Services256HoldGBX 5,218.18
Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST)Consumer CyclicalResidential Construction254HoldGBX 397.64
Experian (LON:EXPN)IndustrialsBusiness Services253BuyGBX 1,981
Relx (LON:REL)Consumer CyclicalPublishing252BuyGBX 1,777.08
SOCO International (LON:SIA)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas249HoldGBX 113.20
Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP)249N/AN/A
Bodycote (LON:BOY)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials246HoldGBX 938.14
BTG (LON:BTG)MedicalBiotechnology246HoldGBX 732.50
Greencore Group (LON:GNC)Consumer DefensivePackaged Foods246BuyGBX 218.75
SABMiller (LON:SAB)245N/AN/A
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT)Consumer CyclicalPublishing244HoldGBX 667.50
Booker Group (LON:BOK)243N/AN/A
South32 (LON:S32)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals243BuyGBX 229.17
Rightmove (LON:RMV)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information243HoldGBX 4,624.27
Johnson Matthey (LON:JMAT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals242BuyGBX 3,747.50
BG Group (LON:BG)241N/AN/A
Fresnillo (LON:FRES)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals240BuyGBX 1,121.36
Tp Icap (LON:TCAP)240BuyGBX 479.17
Petropavlovsk (LON:POG)Basic MaterialsGold239HoldGBX 12
Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP)FinanceProperty Management237HoldGBX 190.29
Boohoo Group (LON:BOO)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail237BuyGBX 235.40
WH Smith (LON:SMWH)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail236BuyGBX 2,175
Bunzl (LON:BNZL)ServicesFood Wholesale235HoldGBX 2,359.50
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON:HIK)MedicalDrug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic234HoldGBX 1,801.43
Smiths Group (LON:SMIN)Industrial ProductsDiversified Machinery234HoldGBX 1,643.33
Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL)FinanceAsset Management232HoldGBX 1,686.33
Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials232HoldGBX 350
Victrex (LON:VCT)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals231HoldGBX 2,630
SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)FinanceAsset Management229HoldGBX 3,465.40
Hunting (LON:HTG)EnergyOil & Gas Equipment & Services229HoldGBX 854.17
Elementis (LON:ELM)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals229BuyGBX 263.57
Croda International (LON:CRDA)Basic MaterialsSpecialty Chemicals227HoldGBX 4,830
Vedanta Resources (LON:VED)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals227BuyGBX 945
Old Mutual (LON:OML)Financial ServicesInsurance - Life226BuyGBX 275
Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail226HoldGBX 637.22
Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE)225N/AN/A
RPC Group (LON:RPC)Consumer CyclicalPackaging & Containers225BuyGBX 880.80
Domino's Pizza Group (LON:DOM)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants223HoldGBX 336.30
BBA Aviation (LON:BBA)IndustrialsAirports & Air Services222BuyGBX 354.83
Admiral Group (LON:ADM)Financial ServicesInsurance - Property & Casualty222HoldGBX 1,973.91
Playtech (LON:PTEC)Consumer CyclicalGambling222BuyGBX 625.11
MONDI/PAR VTG FPD 0.2 (LON:MNDI)Basic MaterialsPaper & Paper Products221BuyGBX 2,280
Mitie Group (LON:MTO)ServicesBusiness Services220BuyGBX 202.25
Aggreko (LON:AGK)IndustrialsRental & Leasing Services218HoldGBX 809.11
Pennon Group (LON:PNN)UtilitiesUtilities - Regulated Water218HoldGBX 793
Shaftesbury (LON:SHB)Real EstateREIT - Retail218HoldGBX 905.78
Carillion (LON:CLLN)217N/AN/A
ICAP (LON:IAP)217BuyGBX 533
Genel Energy (LON:GENL)Basic MaterialsIndependent Oil & Gas217BuyGBX 273.33
EI Group (LON:EIG)Consumer CyclicalRestaurants215BuyGBX 212.50
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment (LON:BPTY)215N/AN/A
Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)ConglomeratesConglomerates211BuyGBX 674.29
Virgin Money (LON:VM)210HoldGBX 342
Udg Healthcare (LON:UDG)MedicalMedical Distribution210HoldGBX 802.71
United Utilities Group (LON:UU)UtilitiesWater Utilities208HoldGBX 848.73
Grainger (LON:GRI)FinanceProperty Management207BuyGBX 279.25
Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software207HoldGBX 1,431.90
Chemring Group (LON:CHG)IndustrialsAerospace & Defense206HoldGBX 192.50
Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG)FinanceAsset Management206HoldGBX 1,604
Workspace Group (LON:WKP)Real EstateREIT - Office206BuyGBX 1,081.38
Auto Trader Group (LON:AUTO)Computer and TechnologyInternet Content & Information205HoldGBX 437.36
Amec Foster Wheeler (LON:AMFW)204N/AN/A
UNITE Group (LON:UTG)Real EstateREIT - Diversified204HoldGBX 907
Go-Ahead Group (LON:GOG)IndustrialsRailroads201HoldGBX 1,920.57
ITE Group (LON:ITE)IndustrialsBusiness Services200BuyGBX 94
N Brown Group (LON:BWNG)Consumer CyclicalSpecialty Retail199HoldGBX 151
QinetiQ Group (LON:QQ)Industrial ProductsAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified199HoldGBX 270
Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX)IndustrialsDiversified Industrials198HoldGBX 6,469.62
SSP Group (LON:SSPG)ServicesRestaurants195HoldGBX 691.67
IWG (LON:IWG)IndustrialsBusiness Services195SellGBX 212
Gemfields (LON:GEM)195N/AN/A
888 Holdings Public (LON:888)Resorts & Casinos193BuyGBX 281.25
RPS Group (LON:RPS)ServicesBusiness Services192BuyGBX 206.75
PZ Cussons (LON:PZC)Consumer DefensiveHousehold & Personal Products191HoldGBX 238
AVEVA Group (LON:AVV)Computer and TechnologySoftware - Application191HoldGBX 2,857.14
Halma (LON:HLMA)IndustrialsSecurity & Protection Services189HoldGBX 1,389
Laird (LON:LRD)Computer and TechnologyCommunication Equipment189BuyGBX 197
OneSavings Bank (LON:OSB)Financial ServicesBanks - Regional - Europe189BuyGBX 485.33
Severn Trent (LON:SVT)UtilitiesWater Utilities189HoldGBX 2,123.88
McBride (LON:MCB)Consumer GoodsPersonal Products188BuyGBX 152
Aldermore Group (LON:ALD)187N/AN/A
SDL (LON:SDL)Computer and TechnologyTechnical & System Software187BuyGBX 596.25
Safestore (LON:SAFE)Real EstateREIT - Industrial184BuyGBX 630
Aston Martin Lagonda Global (LON:AML)Consumer CyclicalAuto Manufacturers183BuyGBX 1,725
Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)Real EstateREIT - Industrial181HoldGBX 962.75
DCC (LON:DCC)Basic MaterialsOil & Gas Refining & Marketing181BuyGBX 8,374.22
Spire Healthcare Group (LON:SPI)MedicalMedical Care180HoldGBX 165.13
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX)Basic MaterialsIndustrial Metals & Minerals180BuyGBX 45
SThree (LON:STHR)IndustrialsStaffing & Outsourcing Services179BuyGBX 413

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