Sharesight users' top 20 trades in LSE stocks for 2022

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Jan 1st 2023

Each year, Sharesight looks back at the top 20 buy and sell trades made by Sharesight users throughout the year. Welcome to the 2022 edition of our annual trading snapshot, where for the first time, we explore the top trades users made in stocks on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), plus the market-moving news behind some of these stocks.

Top 20 LSE stocks traded in 2022

Top20 LSE trades 2022

In this annual snapshot, trades were led by British American Tobacco (LSE: BATS), which saw its share price skyrocket at the beginning of 2022, remaining fairly steady throughout the rest of the year. Trades were followed by Reckitt Benckiser Group (LSE: RKT), which saw its share price fluctuate throughout the year, ultimately ending the year down over 6% (as at the time of publishing). It was a varied year overall, with the top trades spanning the consumer goods, biopharma, financial services, mining and metals, oil and gas, telecommunications and aerospace sectors.

Let’s look at the news behind some of the key stocks in this year’s snapshot:

British American Tobacco (LSE: BATS)

Reckitt Benckiser Group (LSE: RKT)



Lloyds Banking Group (LSE: LLOY)

Unilever (LSE: ULVR)

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