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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
220 18.00 % 10.82 % -13.76 % 31.76 %
2
 Northland Capital Markets
194 34.09 % 23.70 % 15.52 % 18.57 %
3
 Sidoti & Co
345 17.63 % 23.30 %
4
 Argus Research Co
465 15.59 % 17.20 % 4.58 % 11.01 %
5
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,411 16.07 % 14.76 % 9.93 % 6.14 %
6
 BMO Capital Markets
825 19.68 % 16.14 % 15.87 % 3.81 %
7
 Deutsche Bank
1,229 17.31 % 16.40 % 15.02 % 2.29 %
8
 Societe Generale
158 10.85 % 16.57 % 8.92 % 1.93 %
9
 Morgan Stanley
1,183 15.71 % 18.00 % 14.33 % 1.38 %
10
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
375 19.92 % 15.37 % 19.05 % 0.87 %
11
 JP Morgan
1,545 16.34 % 18.36 % 15.79 % 0.55 %
12
 Exane BNP Paribas
74 6.57 % 3.02 % 6.58 % -0.01 %
13
 Goldman Sachs
1,176 18.24 % 16.66 % 18.95 % -0.71 %
14
 Piper Jaffray
776 29.64 % 24.02 % 30.98 % -1.34 %
15
 Credit Suisse
1,305 16.24 % 13.52 % 18.35 % -2.11 %
16
 Nomura Securities
517 17.26 % 20.67 % 19.43 % -2.17 %
17
 HSBC
212 1.62 % 0.46 % 4.85 % -3.23 %
18
 Merrill Lynch
1,649 14.16 % 12.84 % 18.18 % -4.02 %
19
 CLSA
267 15.64 % 6.10 % 20.16 % -4.52 %
20
 CFRA Research
1,082 13.59 % 18.93 % 18.37 % -4.78 %
21
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
59 4.97 %
22
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,002 16.95 % 16.91 % 22.14 % -5.19 %
23
 UBS
1,140 13.38 % 12.91 % 18.76 % -5.38 %
24
 Macquarie Group
748 12.68 % 14.66 % 23.06 % -10.38 %
25
 TD Securities
109 -3.53 % 2.06 % 16.21 % -19.74 %
26
 CIBC
100 6.39 % 1.24 % 28.55 % -22.16 %
27
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
280 16.52 % 10.61 % 50.83 % -34.31 %