BROKER FORECASTS
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Broker Forecasts News

  • Berenberg downgrades NCC

    24 July 2017 | NCC Group
    Berenberg has moved to a sell rating (from hold) on cyber security and risk mitigation services provider NCC Group (LON:NCC), believing the restructuring has now been priced in. The bank...
  • Hiscox downgraded by Credit Suisse

    18 July 2017 | Hiscox
    Credit Suisse has downgraded its recommendation on specialist insurer Hiscox (LON:HSX) to neutral (from outperform) following the recent strong share price performance and despite upping its target...
  • Numis upgrades Weir on positive update

    17 July 2017 | Weir Group
    Brokerage firm Numis has upped its rating on Weir Group (LON:WEIR) to add (from hold) on the back of the pump manufacturer's positive half-year update. Analyst David Larkam said: "Management...
  • Ophir upgraded by Macquarie

    17 July 2017 | Ophir Energy
    Equity research analysts at Macquarie have upgraded their investment rating on Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR) to outperform (from neutral), which they said was due to the potential 19% upside following...
  • National Grid upgraded by HSBC

    13 July 2017 | National Grid
    Equity research analysts at HSBC have upgraded their investment rating on electricity and gas utility company National Grid (LON:NG.) to buy from hold, stating that the company is likely to...

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
  Davy Research 31% 8% 38% 77.0%  
  Berenberg 20% 20% 30% 70.9%  
  AlphaValue 12% 29% 29% 70.6%  
  N+1 Singer 32% 23% 16% 70.2%  
  Shore Capital 17% 21% 32% 69.5%  
  Barclays Capital 19% 30% 20% 68.4%  
  Numis 26% 19% 22% 67.8%  
  Peel Hunt 30% 14% 23% 66.6%  
  Arden Partners 25% 8% 33% 66.6%  
  finnCap 40% 6% 19% 65.9%  
  Liberum Capital 19% 23% 23% 65.4%  
  Investec 30% 12% 22% 64.2%  
  Macquarie 15% 23% 25% 63.3%  
  Jefferies Inte... 20% 22% 20% 62.0%  
  HSBC 10% 29% 22% 61.8%  

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
  Haitong Securi... 0% 29% 57% 85.7%  
  AlphaValue 11% 56% 11% 77.8%  
  Investec 14% 29% 29% 71.5%  
  Panmure Gordon 18% 9% 36% 63.7%  
  Morgan Stanley 0% 20% 40% 60.0%  
  Citigroup 4% 30% 22% 56.4%  
  Goldman Sachs 14% 27% 14% 54.5%  
  HSBC 4% 29% 21% 54.2%  
  Deutsche Bank 17% 4% 30% 52.1%  
  GMP Securities 50% 0% 0% 50.0%  
  Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 0% 0% 50.0%  
  Berenberg 17% 22% 11% 50.0%  
  Liberum Capital 12% 26% 12% 50.1%  
  Peel Hunt 13% 17% 17% 47.8%  
  Credit Suisse 18% 21% 7% 46.4%