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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
473 20.36% 12.35% -35.53% 55.89%
2
 BMO Capital Markets
845 14.97% 7.47% -6.05% 21.02%
3
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
417 14.77% 12.89% -2.06% 16.83%
4
 Goldman Sachs
1,330 15.83% 11.35% 0.63% 15.20%
5
 Credit Suisse
1,310 11.51% 9.36% -1.37% 12.88%
6
 Morgan Stanley
1,250 13.72% 11.88% 1.52% 12.20%
7
 Barclays Bank PLC
990 16.84% 9.27% 4.73% 12.11%
8
 Exane BNP Paribas
102 16.10% 13.39% 4.41% 11.69%
9
 Piper Jaffray
851 7.15% -5.05% -3.04% 10.19%
10
 Macquarie Group
629 14.58% 4.66% 4.68% 9.90%
11
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,445 12.07% 8.77% 2.83% 9.24%
12
 UBS
962 13.17% 10.96% 4.20% 8.97%
13
 Merrill Lynch
1,679 16.06% 11.52% 7.35% 8.71%
14
 CFRA Research
1,056 13.26% 14.87% 5.08% 8.18%
15
 JP Morgan
1,534 18.57% 12.74% 12.49% 6.08%
16
 Nomura Securities
453 9.43% 6.31% 5.39% 4.04%
17
 Deutsche Bank
1,228 12.17% 7.27% 8.70% 3.47%
18
 CLSA
221 16.06% 8.20% 13.47% 2.59%
19
 Sidoti & Co
268 10.43% 16.97% 11.69% -1.26%
20
 CIBC
102 11.66% 1.85% 13.61% -1.95%
21
 Societe Generale
129 2.01% 0.76% 4.27% -2.26%
22
 HSBC
204 5.97% 7.46% 11.70% -5.73%
23
 Northland Capital Markets
212 6.83% 13.86% 20.26% -13.43%
24
 TD Securities
121 2.19% 4.37% 20.76% -18.57%
25
 Maxim Group LLC
228 -0.47% 14.22% 85.19% -85.66%