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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
221 -10.21% -20.54% -27.07% 16.86%
2
 BMO Capital Markets
803 -1.27% -7.45% -17.68% 16.41%
3
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
381 -3.31% -1.39% -18.71% 15.40%
4
 Exane BNP Paribas
85 -2.91% -8.26% -15.85% 12.94%
5
 Piper Jaffray
788 -5.99% -11.69% -18.39% 12.40%
6
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,421 -3.89% -3.88% -14.31% 10.42%
7
 JP Morgan
1,463 -5.10% -0.68% -12.60% 7.50%
8
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,022 -1.63% -1.60% -8.89% 7.26%
9
 Credit Suisse
1,306 -5.81% -5.61% -12.83% 7.02%
10
 TD Securities
109 -15.79% -12.18% -22.18% 6.39%
11
 Goldman Sachs
1,220 -0.79% -3.85% -6.87% 6.08%
12
 Merrill Lynch
1,665 -2.30% -0.73% -8.35% 6.05%
13
 UBS
950 -2.68% -2.44% -8.10% 5.42%
14
 Deutsche Bank
1,211 -3.70% -5.78% -8.12% 4.42%
15
 Macquarie Group
720 -5.13% -10.18% -8.96% 3.83%
16
 CFRA Research
1,071 -4.05% 0.96% -7.53% 3.48%
16
 Morgan Stanley
1,165 -5.06% -1.11% -8.54% 3.48%
18
 Nomura Securities
489 -9.03% -10.89% -11.16% 2.13%
19
 CLSA
256 -9.20% -29.75% -9.87% 0.67%
20
 HSBC
215 -10.55% -8.40% -10.68% 0.13%
21
 Northland Capital Markets
197 1.31% -5.24% 1.40% -0.09%
22
 Societe Generale
141 -12.58% -7.31% -10.37% -2.21%
23
 CIBC
99 -5.90% -16.54% -2.68% -3.22%
24
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
280 0.48% 2.40% 10.50% -10.02%
25
 Sidoti & Co
298 -11.06% -6.46% -1.00% -10.06%
26
 Argus Research Co
469 1.55% 1.95% 17.53% -15.98%