On this page you can determine which Fundamental independent research providers and brokers can offer top investment research

Use Investars Ranks system for investment research evaluation and research performance measurement for the type of research, stocks and sectors you might want to invest in.

Identify the best equity research performance by market index, recommendation type and research category within a selected time period.

Drill down historical performance of research firms you are interested in.

Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
475 -17.07% -25.64% -80.22% 63.15%
2
 BMO Capital Markets
867 -24.72% -31.03% -38.97% 14.25%
3
 CFRA Research
1,040 -23.38% -23.72% -33.93% 10.55%
4
 Morgan Stanley
1,260 -24.09% -25.84% -33.68% 9.59%
5
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,023 -25.71% -30.67% -34.31% 8.60%
6
 Goldman Sachs
1,339 -24.44% -26.37% -32.31% 7.87%
6
 Merrill Lynch
1,652 -24.18% -27.03% -32.05% 7.87%
8
 JP Morgan
1,527 -20.95% -27.61% -28.34% 7.39%
9
 Credit Suisse
1,287 -28.51% -29.21% -34.30% 5.79%
10
 Nomura Securities
399 -28.02% -36.98% -32.94% 4.92%
11
 Exane BNP Paribas
105 -22.14% -23.45% -26.95% 4.81%
12
 Macquarie Group
590 -25.99% -33.00% -30.33% 4.34%
13
 Piper Sandler
935 -28.67% -37.01% -31.63% 2.96%
14
 UBS
957 -25.22% -25.93% -27.81% 2.59%
15
 CLSA
217 -22.41% -32.15% -23.63% 1.22%
16
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,460 -26.76% -29.32% -27.82% 1.06%
17
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
417 -32.93% -33.26% -32.55% -0.38%
18
 Deutsche Bank
1,219 -28.90% -29.37% -23.09% -5.81%
19
 Societe Generale
121 -40.17% -37.14% -31.80% -8.37%
20
 Sidoti & Co
262 -27.19% -16.56% -18.45% -8.74%
21
 Northland Capital Markets
215 -30.99% -12.73% -18.00% -12.99%
22
 HSBC
206 -34.55% -28.09% -14.16% -20.39%
23
 CIBC
104 -36.77% -37.24% -16.23% -20.54%
24
 TD Securities
126 -39.62% -32.63% -17.47% -22.15%
25
 Maxim Group LLC
233 -30.65% -18.64% 133.46% -164.11%