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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
379 -0.02% -0.21% -18.94% 18.92%
2
 Maxim Group LLC
221 -14.87% -21.76% -31.45% 16.58%
3
 Piper Jaffray
816 -8.56% -13.62% -24.91% 16.35%
4
 BMO Capital Markets
803 -1.05% -7.36% -14.45% 13.40%
5
 Barclays Bank PLC
954 0.88% -2.57% -9.85% 10.73%
6
 JP Morgan
1,473 -1.87% -0.13% -11.51% 9.64%
7
 CFRA Research
1,065 -0.74% 1.30% -9.63% 8.89%
8
 Credit Suisse
1,321 -4.11% -4.22% -12.98% 8.87%
9
 Goldman Sachs
1,266 0.79% -3.42% -7.54% 8.33%
10
 UBS
949 0.44% -1.23% -7.56% 8.00%
11
 Merrill Lynch
1,678 0.22% 1.15% -7.70% 7.92%
12
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,430 -2.31% -4.66% -9.89% 7.58%
13
 Morgan Stanley
1,194 -2.04% -0.65% -9.02% 6.98%
14
 Exane BNP Paribas
85 -1.45% -5.51% -8.22% 6.77%
15
 Argus Research Co
472 3.95% 2.96% -0.25% 4.20%
16
 Macquarie Group
716 -2.40% -8.82% -6.37% 3.97%
17
 HSBC
214 -1.89% 2.55% -4.13% 2.24%
18
 CLSA
251 -6.17% -19.55% -5.01% -1.16%
19
 Deutsche Bank
1,218 -2.40% -5.09% -0.19% -2.21%
20
 TD Securities
108 -12.80% 0.72% -10.40% -2.40%
21
 Northland Capital Markets
202 -4.75% -1.15% -1.54% -3.21%
22
 Sidoti & Co
284 -10.88% -8.11% -6.25% -4.63%
23
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
410 -2.08% 2.81% 3.26% -5.34%
24
 Societe Generale
141 -13.47% -2.57% -7.37% -6.10%
25
 Nomura Securities
493 -8.56% -11.23% -2.35% -6.21%
26
 CIBC
98 0.43% -8.83% 18.75% -18.32%