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Broker Forecasts News

  • GlaxoSmithKline upgraded by Berenberg

    26 May 2017 | GlaxoSmithKline
    Berenberg has upgraded its recommendation on GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK) believing long-term value is emerging and that risks are now skewed to the upside at a group level, despite its HIV business,...
  • Petrofac downgraded by RBC

    26 May 2017 | Petrofac
    RBC Capital Markets has downgraded its investment rating on oilfield services group Petrofac (LON:PFC) to underperform (from sector perform), which it says is due to uncertainty around the ongoing...
  • Restaurant Group upgraded by JP Morgan

    JP Morgan Cazenove has upgraded its recommendation on Restaurant Group (LON:RTN) to overweight (from neutral) on the back of its first-quarter trading update, which highlighted better than expected...
  • IP Group upgraded by Jefferies

    25 May 2017 | IP Group
    Jefferies has upgraded its recommendation on IP Group (LON:IPO) to buy (from (hold) now that the intellectual property commercialisation company announced its intention to raise gross proceeds of...
  • Broker views: Pharma and mining

    19 May 2017 | Shire
    Equity analysts at HSBC have downgraded their investment rating on Shire Pharmaceuticals (LON:SHP) to 'reduce' (from 'hold'), despite the company reporting positive data from the HELP study...

Brokers Performance

In the chart below the columns represent the cumulative performance by each bank or broker, over the last 3 months, as measured against the FTSE. The blue section represents buy ratings, green represents hold ratings and the red represents sell ratings. To see a full explanation of how to use this chart, please visit the broker performance explained page.

Which buyers to follow

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Buy recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Buy recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically outperformed the FTSE, red represents Buys which have significantly outperformed the FTSE and green represents Buys which have only moderately outperformed the FTSE. To see a full explanation of how to use this chart, please visit the buyers performance explained page.

  Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
  Stockdale Secu... 10% 60% 10% 80.0%  
  Arden Partners 9% 18% 45% 72.8%  
  Macquarie 23% 13% 28% 64.9%  
  finnCap 35% 15% 10% 60.4%  
  Credit Suisse 12% 25% 22% 58.9%  
  AlphaValue 29% 24% 6% 58.8%  
  Numis 17% 15% 24% 56.4%  
  N+1 Singer 22% 19% 14% 55.5%  
  Jefferies Inte... 18% 16% 21% 55.2%  
  Berenberg 9% 23% 23% 55.2%  
  SP Angel 36% 0% 18% 54.6%  
  Goodbody 8% 23% 23% 53.9%  
  Barclays Capital 14% 19% 20% 52.5%  
  Canaccord Genuity 21% 13% 18% 51.8%  
  Peel Hunt 15% 16% 20% 51.7%  

Team Gloom / The Best Sellers Chart

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. To see a full explanation of how to use this chart, please visit the sellers performance explained page.

  Broker <-15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
  GMP Securities 0% 0% 100% 100.0%  
  Cantor Fitzgerald 0% 0% 100% 100.0%  
  finnCap 0% 100% 0% 100.0%  
  N+1 Singer 0% 20% 60% 80.0%  
  Panmure Gordon 15% 46% 15% 77.0%  
  Investec 25% 13% 38% 75.0%  
  Berenberg 25% 25% 25% 75.0%  
  AlphaValue 13% 63% 0% 75.0%  
  Haitong Securi... 43% 0% 29% 71.5%  
  Exane BNP Paribas 16% 21% 29% 65.8%  
  JP Morgan Caze... 10% 21% 31% 62.0%  
  Numis 19% 29% 14% 61.9%  
  Peel Hunt 17% 17% 26% 60.9%  
  Shore Capital 7% 27% 27% 60.1%  
  Societe Generale 0% 20% 40% 60.0%