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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
216 24.23 % 21.68 % -15.83 % 40.06 %
2
 Sidoti & Co
351 19.06 % 26.08 %
3
 CIBC
103 18.85 % 11.02 % 0.26 % 18.59 %
4
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,412 17.13 % 16.38 % 7.62 % 9.51 %
5
 Northland Capital Markets
193 29.52 % 23.17 % 24.72 % 4.80 %
6
 Piper Jaffray
774 27.77 % 23.83 % 23.97 % 3.80 %
7
 HSBC
211 8.17 % 6.78 % 5.44 % 2.73 %
8
 BMO Capital Markets
821 19.85 % 16.19 % 17.70 % 2.15 %
9
 Exane BNP Paribas
74 9.72 % 7.38 % 7.62 % 2.10 %
10
 TD Securities
109 6.02 % 6.35 % 4.59 % 1.43 %
11
 Societe Generale
163 14.42 % 16.03 % 13.11 % 1.31 %
12
 Morgan Stanley
1,160 16.74 % 16.68 % 16.54 % 0.20 %
13
 Goldman Sachs
1,195 19.26 % 16.40 % 19.14 % 0.12 %
14
 CLSA
266 20.98 % 14.88 % 22.86 % -1.88 %
15
 Credit Suisse
1,290 18.19 % 14.99 % 20.45 % -2.26 %
16
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
378 18.48 % 11.79 % 20.83 % -2.35 %
17
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,018 17.39 % 15.20 % 19.77 % -2.38 %
18
 Merrill Lynch
1,648 15.42 % 12.20 % 18.82 % -3.40 %
19
 JP Morgan
1,536 17.57 % 17.99 % 21.22 % -3.65 %
20
 Nomura Securities
515 19.62 % 20.82 % 25.41 % -5.79 %
21
 CFRA Research
1,079 12.01 % 17.32 % 17.84 % -5.83 %
22
 Macquarie Group
762 15.09 % 17.44 % 21.85 % -6.76 %
23
 UBS
1,143 11.84 % 15.12 % 18.79 % -6.95 %
24
 Deutsche Bank
1,219 17.09 % 15.59 % 24.93 % -7.84 %
25
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
282 16.65 % 13.19 % 25.36 % -8.71 %
26
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
46 11.03 %
27
 Argus Research Co
464 13.33 % 13.54 % 39.10 % -25.77 %