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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
217 2.09 % -6.87 % -28.93 % 31.02 %
2
 BMO Capital Markets
809 5.88 % 1.09 % -9.36 % 15.24 %
3
 Exane BNP Paribas
83 2.15 % -2.56 % -10.92 % 13.07 %
4
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
374 2.78 % 2.74 % -10.17 % 12.95 %
5
 TD Securities
110 -4.77 % 2.12 % -17.06 % 12.29 %
6
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,412 1.77 % 2.39 % -8.29 % 10.06 %
7
 HSBC
211 -1.69 % -1.74 % -9.51 % 7.82 %
8
 Societe Generale
150 -1.86 % 3.17 % -8.10 % 6.24 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,456 -0.34 % 4.99 % -3.28 % 2.94 %
10
 Credit Suisse
1,292 0.24 % 0.19 % -2.16 % 2.40 %
11
 Deutsche Bank
1,212 0.77 % 0.91 % -1.39 % 2.16 %
12
 Sidoti & Co
309 -6.60 % 2.08 % -8.72 % 2.12 %
13
 Goldman Sachs
1,187 3.29 % 3.73 % 1.40 % 1.89 %
14
 UBS
942 2.38 % 1.97 % 0.95 % 1.43 %
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,155 0.40 % 3.51 % -0.36 % 0.76 %
16
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,050 1.30 % 3.36 % 0.90 % 0.40 %
17
 Nomura Securities
500 -3.58 % 1.62 % -3.90 % 0.32 %
18
 CFRA Research
1,072 -0.56 % 5.55 % -0.38 % -0.18 %
19
 CLSA
266 -4.80 % -20.52 % -3.52 % -1.28 %
20
 Northland Capital Markets
195 13.75 % 12.19 % 15.61 % -1.86 %
21
 Macquarie Group
729 -0.94 % -3.98 % 1.01 % -1.95 %
22
 Merrill Lynch
1,659 1.54 % 3.98 % 4.08 % -2.54 %
23
 Piper Jaffray
781 4.35 % 1.73 % 7.68 % -3.33 %
24
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
279 9.03 % 10.77 % 19.36 % -10.33 %
25
 CIBC
100 5.90 % -3.16 % 24.57 % -18.67 %
26
 Argus Research Co
464 2.79 % 5.14 % 76.25 % -73.46 %