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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
209 22.72 % 20.54 % -2.44 % 25.16 %
2
 Sidoti & Co
358 16.80 % 27.55 %
3
 CIBC
105 18.14 % 8.78 % 2.41 % 15.73 %
4
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,410 17.90 % 15.49 % 10.40 % 7.50 %
5
 Piper Jaffray
771 28.45 % 21.74 % 21.11 % 7.34 %
6
 Goldman Sachs
1,186 18.32 % 15.38 % 15.68 % 2.64 %
7
 JP Morgan
1,538 18.23 % 17.66 % 15.78 % 2.45 %
8
 Argus Research Co
462 11.86 % 12.29 % 9.51 % 2.35 %
9
 Northland Capital Markets
229 22.95 % 26.60 % 20.94 % 2.01 %
10
 BMO Capital Markets
827 17.55 % 13.81 % 15.65 % 1.90 %
11
 CFRA Research
1,086 13.07 % 15.32 % 11.30 % 1.77 %
12
 HSBC
211 10.32 % 10.91 % 8.70 % 1.62 %
13
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,000 17.81 % 12.81 % 16.23 % 1.58 %
14
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
372 19.39 % 11.15 % 17.89 % 1.50 %
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,170 18.08 % 15.93 % 17.43 % 0.65 %
16
 Merrill Lynch
1,650 16.17 % 11.44 % 15.60 % 0.57 %
17
 CLSA
272 23.54 % 23.46 % 23.14 % 0.40 %
18
 TD Securities
96 4.00 % 12.00 % 5.76 % -1.76 %
19
 Credit Suisse
1,290 17.48 % 15.27 % 19.97 % -2.49 %
20
 Deutsche Bank
1,215 18.13 % 14.18 % 20.94 % -2.81 %
21
 Societe Generale
164 9.65 % 15.47 % 13.87 % -4.22 %
22
 Nomura Securities
513 18.26 % 18.21 % 23.28 % -5.02 %
23
 UBS
1,148 13.34 % 13.39 % 20.21 % -6.87 %
24
 Exane BNP Paribas
76 7.06 % 9.00 % 13.94 % -6.88 %
25
 Macquarie Group
772 16.32 % 17.62 % 24.12 % -7.80 %
26
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
321 16.20 % 17.12 % 27.60 % -11.40 %
27
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
47 14.90 %