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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
203 4.61 % -2.54 % -23.38 % 27.99 %
2
 Northland Capital Markets
196 13.39 % 8.91 % 4.05 % 9.34 %
3
 TD Securities
109 -9.75 % -3.66 % -17.84 % 8.09 %
4
 Societe Generale
155 -1.22 % 6.20 % -7.65 % 6.43 %
5
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,419 3.47 % 3.03 % -1.60 % 5.07 %
6
 BMO Capital Markets
822 6.82 % 2.96 % 2.20 % 4.62 %
7
 HSBC
211 -4.76 % -2.90 % -8.16 % 3.40 %
8
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
373 5.61 % 6.53 % 2.68 % 2.93 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,555 1.56 % 6.22 % -1.26 % 2.82 %
10
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
91 -2.53 %
11
 Argus Research Co
464 4.04 % 8.79 % 2.86 % 1.18 %
12
 Deutsche Bank
1,219 3.64 % 3.87 % 3.22 % 0.42 %
13
 Exane BNP Paribas
77 -5.14 % -6.87 % -5.08 % -0.06 %
14
 Sidoti & Co
334 -0.07 % 4.46 %
15
 CFRA Research
1,082 1.28 % 7.00 % 2.56 % -1.28 %
16
 Nomura Securities
521 -0.01 % 7.47 % 1.60 % -1.61 %
17
 Credit Suisse
1,307 2.22 % 1.24 % 5.35 % -3.13 %
18
 Morgan Stanley
1,176 1.67 % 5.80 % 5.00 % -3.33 %
19
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,055 3.45 % 4.56 % 6.88 % -3.43 %
20
 Goldman Sachs
1,138 4.46 % 3.84 % 7.91 % -3.45 %
21
 Piper Jaffray
784 14.38 % 9.63 % 18.30 % -3.92 %
22
 UBS
1,151 2.10 % 2.13 % 6.34 % -4.24 %
23
 Merrill Lynch
1,656 2.19 % 2.97 % 6.92 % -4.73 %
24
 CLSA
265 -1.13 % -10.51 % 4.50 % -5.63 %
25
 Macquarie Group
744 -0.68 % 1.25 % 9.64 % -10.32 %
26
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
281 3.88 % 3.19 % 16.85 % -12.97 %
27
 CIBC
100 -1.15 % -4.83 % 18.62 % -19.77 %