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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
213 -4.99 % -9.17 % -37.52 % 32.53 %
2
 TD Securities
110 -16.69 % -11.53 % -29.16 % 12.47 %
3
 BMO Capital Markets
820 -3.33 % -7.86 % -12.09 % 8.76 %
4
 Exane BNP Paribas
79 -10.05 % -14.98 % -17.93 % 7.88 %
5
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
368 -6.74 % -4.76 % -14.17 % 7.43 %
6
 HSBC
213 -12.31 % -12.25 % -17.78 % 5.47 %
7
 JP Morgan
1,455 -7.49 % -3.52 % -11.39 % 3.90 %
8
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,430 -7.31 % -6.31 % -10.24 % 2.93 %
9
 Northland Capital Markets
196 7.77 % 5.57 % 5.55 % 2.22 %
10
 Piper Jaffray
787 -1.08 % -4.33 % -1.72 % 0.64 %
11
 Credit Suisse
1,298 -8.21 % -9.40 % -8.79 % 0.58 %
12
 Societe Generale
154 -14.90 % -6.35 % -14.99 % 0.09 %
13
 Morgan Stanley
1,172 -7.70 % -4.26 % -7.35 % -0.35 %
14
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,050 -6.62 % -5.96 % -5.94 % -0.68 %
15
 Goldman Sachs
1,150 -5.28 % -5.72 % -4.00 % -1.28 %
16
 UBS
941 -7.09 % -6.48 % -5.79 % -1.30 %
17
 Deutsche Bank
1,209 -7.29 % -6.20 % -5.85 % -1.44 %
18
 Nomura Securities
515 -10.85 % -8.32 % -9.24 % -1.61 %
19
 CFRA Research
1,075 -9.05 % -3.16 % -7.35 % -1.70 %
20
 CLSA
266 -12.34 % -26.19 % -9.36 % -2.98 %
21
 Merrill Lynch
1,638 -6.81 % -5.24 % -3.62 % -3.19 %
22
 Macquarie Group
733 -9.04 % -10.78 % -3.38 % -5.66 %
23
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
282 -2.89 % -1.04 % 4.88 % -7.77 %
24
 Sidoti & Co
318 -11.73 % -3.42 %
25
 CIBC
102 -6.75 % -13.95 % 5.34 % -12.09 %
26
 Argus Research Co
462 -6.51 % -1.82 % 33.42 % -39.93 %