List of British Stocks on U.S. Exchanges

The companies on this list are headquartered in the United Kingdom and listed on major U.S. exchanges. The most common means of listing is through American Depository Receipts (ADRs).  A list of ETFs focusing on companies from United Kingdom can be accessed through the link below:

ETFs Focusing on the United Kingdom

Other foreign companies listed on U.S. exchanges can be found through our foreign stock section:

Foreign Stocks on U.S. Exchanges

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Asset Management

BrightSphere Investment Group plc (BSIG)

Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG)


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) (Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Jeep, Maserati, and Ram)

Auto Parts

Delphi Automotive Plc. (DLPH) (Automotive and commercial; diverse product line)


Barclays plc (BCS)

HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC)

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (RBS)

Biotech and Pharmaceuticals

Adaptimmune Theapeutics plc (ADAP) (Biopharmaceutical company: cancer immunotherapy products)

Akari Therapeutics, Plc (AKTX) (Biopharmaceutical company: therapeutics to treat orphan autoimmune and inflammatory diseases)

AstraZeneca Plc. (AZN) (Biopharmaceutical company: autoimmune, cardiovascular, infection, inflammation, metabolic, neuroscience, oncology, respiratory)

GlaxoSmithKline Plc. (GSK) (Prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products)

GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH) (Cannabinoid prescription medicines: Sativex® (multiple sclerosis); Epidiolex® (childhood epilepsy))

Midatech Pharma plc (MTP) (Oncology treatment and supportive care products)

Motif Bio plc (MTFB) (Biopharmaceutical company, development of antibiotics for infections)

Mylan Inc. (MYL) (Generic, branded generic and specialty pharmaceuticals)

Nightstar Therapeutics plc (NITE) (IPO September 28, 2017; gene therapy company: rare inherited retinal diseases)

NuCana plc (NCNA) (IPO September 28, 2017; biopharmaceutical company: medicines designed to overcome key cancer resistance mechanisms using proprietary ProTide technology)

Summit Therapeutics Plc. (SMMT) (Biopharmaceutical company: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, infectious disease caused by the bacteria C. difficile)

Verona Pharma plc (VRNA) (IPO April 27, 2017; biopharmaceutical company: respiratory diseases)


Diageo Plc. (DEO)  (Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Captain Morgan, Baileys and Guinness)

Business Services

RELX plc (RELX) (Information and analytics)


Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) (IPO August 3, 2017; chemical manufacturer)


Michael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS) (Accessories, apparel and footwear)

Consumer Goods

Unilever Plc. (UL)

Data and Analytics

IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO) (United Kingdom; indices, data and analytical tools)


Oxford Immunotec Global Plc. (OXFD) (Immunology diagnostic company)

Quotient Limited (QTNT) (Diagnostic transfusion services)


Pearson, Plc. (PSO) (Learning materials technologies, assessments, products and services)

Email Management  

Mimecast Ltd. (MIME) (Cloud-based email management services)

Food and Beverage

Nomad Foods Limited (NOMD) (Producer and distributor of frozen foods in Western Europe)


Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) (Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express)

Industrial Machinery, Equipment and Components

Pentair Plc. (PNR) (Water, thermal management and equipment, filtration products)


Aon Plc. (AON) (Insurance and reinsurance brokerage services)

Prudential Plc (PUK)

Insurance Brokers

Willis Towers Watson Plc. (WLTW) (Insurance and reinsurance broker)


Liberty Global Plc. (LBTYA) (Cable Operator)

Medical Devices

LivaNova Plc. (LIVN) (Medical technology and service company; operates in three business units: Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiac Surgery and Neuromodulation)

Smith & Nephew SNATS, Inc. (SNN) (Advanced wound management, knee and hip implant systems, orthopaedic reconstruction, sports medicine, trauma)


Luxfer Holdings Plc. (Magnesium alloys, magnesium powders and magnesium products; zirconium chemicals and oxides; components in aluminum and magnesium; aluminum and carbon composite gas cylinders)


BHP Billiton Plc. (BBL) (Coal, Copper, Iron Ore, Nickle and Uranium)

Rio Tinto Plc. (RIO) (Aluminum, Copper, Diamonds, Gold, Titanium, Iron Ore, Thermal and Metallurgical Coal and Uranium)

Oil and Gas

BP Plc. (BP) (Integrated Oil & Gas)

ENSCO plc (ESV) (Offshore service vessels)

Oil and Gas: Equipment and Services

Noble Corporation (NE) (Contract offshore drilling services)

Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) (Contract offshore drilling services)


Global Ship Lease, Inc. (GSL) (Containerships)

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (KNOP) (Shuttle tankers for crude oil)

Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NVGS) (LNG carriers)


MAM Software Group, Inc. (MAMS) (Automotive aftermarket business management software; additional software with applications in the automotive aftermarket, building supply and general distribution industries)

Travelport Worldwide Limited (TVPT) (Travel commerce platform)


VivoPower International PLC (VVPR)


Manchester United Ltd. (MANU) (Popular football team)


BT Group Plc. (BT)

Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD)


British American Tobacco Plc. (BTI) (Leading Global Tobacco Company in United Kingdom)


Atlantica Yield plc (AY)

National Grid Transco, Plc. (NGG) (Electricity and Natural Gas)

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