Stocks listed in the United Kingdom

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Smith & Nephew (SN.)

Industry: Medical equipment
Market Cap: 16.6 Billion Pound Sterling

Smith & Nephew PLC is a company specialized in the manufacturing of medical equipment. Founded in 1856, Smith & Nephew produces and sells products for advanced wound management, arthroscopy, trauma and clinical therapy, and orthopedic reconstruction.

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BAE Systems (BA.)

Industry: Defense
Market Cap: 17.6 Billion Pound Sterling

BAE Systems PLC is a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company. Tracing its origins to 1897, BAE Systems is involved in the production of aircraft, armored vehicle, armaments and defense electronics, and shipbuilding. Its main markets are Australia, Saudi Arabia, the UK, and the US.

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Associated British Foods (ABF)

Industry: Food
Market Cap: 18.2 Billion Pound Sterling

Associated British Foods PLC is a multinational food processing and retailing company. Founded in 1935, the company has evolved to become a leader in the production of ingredients, such as sugar and baker’s yeast, grocery products with brands including Mazola, Ovaltine, Ryvita, Jordans and Twinings and retail, with spaces across Europe and the United States.

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Imperial Brands (IMB)

Industry: Tobacco
Market Cap: 20 Billion Pound Sterling

Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a multinational tobacco company. A large producer of cigarettes, Imperial Brands is the world’s largest producer of cigars, fine-cut tobacco, and tobacco papers, with famous brands including Davidoff, West, Gauloises Blondes, Montecristo, Golden Virginia, Drum, and Rizla.

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Standard Chartered (STAN)

Industry: Financials
Market Cap: 20 Billion Pound Sterling

Standard Chartered PLC is a multinational banking and financial services company. Tracing its origins to the 19th century, Standard Chartered operates in consumer, corporate and institutional banking and treasury services in more than 70 countries.

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Tesco (TSCO)

Industry: Retail
Market Cap: 21.2 Billion Pound Sterling

Tesco PLC is a multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer. Founded in 1919, Tesco has grown to become the world’s third-largest retailer, operating hypermarkets and convenience stores selling groceries, books, clothing, electronics, furniture, toys, petrol, software, financial services, telecoms, and internet services in seven countries.

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Industry: Materials
Market Cap: 21.2 Billion Pound Sterling

CRH PLC is an international group of diversified building materials. It produces and supplies a wide range of products for the construction industry, including heavy side materials, such as aggregates, cement, asphalt, concrete, and light side products, such as glass and glazing products, shutters and accessories. It is also involved in the distribution of these products.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS)

Industry: Financials
Market Cap: 22 Billion Pound Sterling

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, also known as RBS, is a private, and partly publicly-owned, banking and insurance holding company. Evolved since its origin in 1707, RBS operates in Europe, North America, and Asia through multiple brands providing personal and business banking, private banking, insurance, and corporate finance, notably The Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, Ulster Bank, and Coutts.

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Experian (EXPN)

Industry: Support Services
Market Cap: 22.9 Billion Pound Sterling

Experian PLC is a consumer credit reporting agency. Based in Ireland, it operates in 37 countries, where it gathers credit information on millions of consumers. Experian also sells decision analytics and marketing assistance to businesses.

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Anglo American (AAL)

Industry: Mining
Market Cap: 23.9 Billion Pound Sterling

Anglo American PLC is a mining company based in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Founded in 1917, Anglo American is the world’s largest producer of platinum, and a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore, and metallurgical and thermal coal.

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The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE)

Industry: Financial services
Market Cap: 24 Billion Pound Sterling

The London Stock Exchange Group is a stock exchange and financial information company. Founded in 1801, it operates the main stock exchange of the United Kingdom, and the Italian stock exchange, Borsa Italiana. It is also involved information technology through its Sri Lankan subsidiary MillenniumIT, and operates the stock indexes Russell Indexes and FTSE International, and has majority stakes in the clearing house LCH and electronic fixed income trading market MTS.

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Barclays (BARC)

Industry: Financials
Market Cap: 24.1 Billion Pound Sterling

Barclays PLC is a British investment bank and financial services company. Tracing its origin to 1690, Barclays is primarily involved in investment banking with additional services in personal banking, corporate banking, wealth management, and investment management.

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National Grid (NG.)

Industry: Utilities
Market Cap: 29.3 Billion Pound Sterling

National Grid PLC is a multinational electricity and gas utility company. It primarily operates in electricity transmission and gas distribution in the United Kingdom and the United States, managing operations directly or through subsidiary companies.

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Glencore (GLEN)

Industry: Mining
Market Cap: 30.7 Billion Pound Sterling

Glencore PLC is an Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. Glencore is operating mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets, agricultural facilities, and it is engaged in the sourcing and distribution of its commodities throughout the world.

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Compass Group (CPG)

Industry: Support Services
Market Cap: 32.3 Billion Pound Sterling

Compass Group PLC is a multinational contract foodservice company. The largest contract foodservice company in the world, providing food and support services in more than 50 countries across five market sectors; business and industry, healthcare and seniors, education, sports and leisure, defense, offshore and remote.

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Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY)

Industry: Financials
Market Cap: 35.1 Billion Pound Sterling

Lloyds Bank PLC is a retail and commercial bank. Evolved from the Bank of Scotland founded in 1695, Lloyds Banking Group has developed its activities in retail banking, commercial banking, life, pensions and insurance, wealth management and international operations in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

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Prudential (PRU)

Industry: Insurance
Market Cap: 36.8 Billion Pound Sterling

Prudential PLC is a multinational life insurance and financial services company. Founded in 1848, it has grown become a leading insurance and asset management provider in Asia with Prudential Corporation Asia, one of the largest life insurance providers in the United States with Jackson National Life Insurance Company, and a leading savings and investments business in the UK and Europe with M&G Prudential.

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BHP Group (BHP)

Industry: Mining
Market Cap: 37.1 Billion Pound Sterling

BHP Group PLC is the British arm of the Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum corporation that is also listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and a top constituent of the ASX index. BHP is involved in the exploration, production, and processing of minerals, especially coal, iron ore, copper and manganese ore, and the exploration, production, and refining of hydrocarbons.

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RELX Group (REL)

Industry: Media
Market Cap: 37.5 Billion Pound Sterling

RELX PLC, also known as RELX Group, is a multinational information and analytics company. RELX Group is engaged in four business segments; scientific, technical and medical, under the Elsevier brand, risk and business analytics, under the LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Reed Business Information brands, legal, under the LexisNexis brand, and exhibitions, under the Reed Exhibitions brand.

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Vodafone Group (VOD)

Industry: Telecommunications
Market Cap: 40.3 Billion Pound Sterling

Vodafone Group PLC is a multinational telecommunications conglomerate. Engaged predominantly in mobile connectivity services, Vodafone owns and operates networks in 25 countries, and has partner networks in 47 further countries. Its enterprise services division provides telecommunications and IT services to corporate clients in 150 countries.

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Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB.)

Industry: Household Products
Market Cap: 43.7 Billion Pound Sterling

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC, also known as RB, is a multinational consumer goods company, producing health, hygiene and home products. Tracing its origins back to the 19th century, RB has grown to a global company with famous brand names including Dettol, Strepsils, Veet, Airborne, Gaviscon, Mead Johnson, Air Wick, Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil and Vanish.

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Rio Tinto (RIO)

Industry: Mining
Market Cap: 50.9 Billion Pound Sterling

Rio Tinto PLC is the British part of the Anglo-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation that is also listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and a top constituent of the ASX index. Founded in 1873, Rio Tinto has evolved to become a leader in the extraction of minerals, especially aluminum, iron ore, copper, uranium and diamonds, and developed operations in refining, particularly for bauxite and iron ore. With a global presence, Rio Tinto is primarily operating in Australia and Canada.

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Unilever (ULVR)

Industry: Household Products
Market Cap: 58.5 Billion Pound Sterling

Unilever is a British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company dual-listed in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Formed from companies founded in the 1870s, Unilever now regroups more than 400 brands, including Axe/Lynx, Dove, Omo, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rexona/Degree, Sunsilk, and Surf.

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British American Tobacco (BATS)

Industry: Tobacco
Market Cap: 69.5 Billion Pound Sterling

British American Tobacco PLC, also known as BAT, is a multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company. Formed in 1902, BAT is now the world’s second-largest tobacco producer with multiple international brands such as Lucky Strike, Dunhill, Pall Mall, Rothmans International, Winfield and a large array of local brands.

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Diageo (DGE)

Industry: Beverages
Market Cap: 81.9 Billion Pound Sterling

Diageo PLC is a multinational alcoholic beverages company. Notably the world’s largest producer of whisky, Diageo is involved in the production and distribution of multiple spirits and beers, with some of the world’s most famous brands including Guinness, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Gordon’s.

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Market Cap: 82.7 Billion Pound Sterling

GlaxoSmithKline PLC, better known as GSK, is a pharmaceutical company. GSK manufactures products for major disease areas such as asthma, cancer, infections, diabetes and mental health, and it also has a portfolio of vaccines. Operating in more than 115 countries, GSK is also engaged in the consumer healthcare business in oral health, pain relief, respiratory, nutrition/gastro-intestinal and skin health categories.

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AstraZeneca (AZN)

Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Market Cap: 95.2 Billion Pound Sterling

AstraZeneca PLC is an Anglo–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company. AstraZeneca develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and biotechnology products to treat major disease areas including cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation.

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BP (BP.)

Industry: Oil & Gas
Market Cap: 99.7 Billion Pound Sterling

BP PLC, formerly The British Petroleum Company and BP Amoco, is a multinational oil and gas company. Founded in 1909, BP operates in oil and gas through exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading, and also has interests in renewable energy with biofuels and wind power.

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HSBC Holdings (HSBA)

Industry: Financials
Market Cap: 120.9 Billion Pound Sterling

HSBC Holdings PLC is a multinational banking and financial services company, dual-listed both in London and Hong Kong. Founded in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865, HSBC has grown to operate in more than 60 countries, with operations in commercial banking, investment banking, retail banking and wealth management, and global private banking.

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Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA+RDSB)

Industry: Oil & Gas
Market Cap: 189.3 Billion Pound Sterling

Royal Dutch Shell PLC, simply known as Shell, is a British-Dutch oil and gas company. Founded in 1907, headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the UK, Shell is now present in more than 70 countries. It operates in oil and gas in exploration and production, refining, transport, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading, and is also engaged in renewable energies with biofuels, wind and hydrogen.

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Exchanges: LSE
Total Stocks Listed: 2,483
Total Market Cap: $4.59 Trillion

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