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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
372 -4.02% -5.11% -24.44% 20.42%
2
 Exane BNP Paribas
89 -0.86% -5.72% -14.08% 13.22%
3
 BMO Capital Markets
807 -5.36% -9.50% -18.38% 13.02%
4
 Maxim Group LLC
220 -21.47% -17.14% -33.33% 11.86%
5
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
415 -4.94% 5.22% -15.54% 10.60%
6
 Goldman Sachs
1,283 -1.98% -6.57% -12.56% 10.58%
7
 CFRA Research
1,058 -3.26% -1.22% -13.67% 10.41%
8
 Barclays Bank PLC
997 -2.18% -5.72% -12.08% 9.90%
9
 Merrill Lynch
1,677 -1.65% -2.88% -11.28% 9.63%
10
 Piper Jaffray
825 -16.79% -17.84% -24.49% 7.70%
11
 Credit Suisse
1,305 -6.74% -6.32% -14.32% 7.58%
12
 CIBC
101 8.37% -8.57% 0.80% 7.57%
13
 JP Morgan
1,488 -3.95% -3.04% -11.22% 7.27%
14
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,424 -6.74% -6.08% -13.63% 6.89%
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,208 -6.55% -4.01% -12.93% 6.38%
16
 Macquarie Group
697 -2.56% -10.07% -8.49% 5.93%
17
 UBS
947 -2.97% -4.21% -8.37% 5.40%
18
 Nomura Securities
480 -9.56% -13.57% -14.04% 4.48%
19
 HSBC
211 -3.60% -2.19% -5.19% 1.59%
20
 CLSA
239 -4.99% -11.83% -5.85% 0.86%
21
 TD Securities
109 -10.31% -0.57% -9.05% -1.26%
22
 Deutsche Bank
1,221 -5.67% -7.35% -1.63% -4.04%
23
 Societe Generale
139 -15.97% -10.35% -9.37% -6.60%
24
 Northland Capital Markets
204 -12.08% -2.49% 1.60% -13.68%
25
 Sidoti & Co
283 -11.87% -4.40% 8.38% -20.25%
26
 Argus Research Co
475 0.98% -1.40% 29.26% -28.28%