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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
208 -2.05 % -8.95 % -34.14 % 32.09 %
2
 TD Securities
109 -14.62 % -8.46 % -25.09 % 10.47 %
3
 BMO Capital Markets
821 -0.58 % -5.57 % -11.03 % 10.45 %
4
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,423 -3.18 % -4.24 % -9.04 % 5.86 %
5
 Exane BNP Paribas
79 -8.17 % -12.11 % -13.55 % 5.38 %
6
 JP Morgan
1,561 -4.55 % -0.95 % -8.88 % 4.33 %
7
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
368 -2.81 % -2.36 % -7.02 % 4.21 %
8
 Societe Generale
155 -10.51 % -2.93 % -13.43 % 2.92 %
9
 HSBC
211 -9.24 % -9.02 % -12.07 % 2.83 %
10
 Morgan Stanley
1,177 -4.54 % -1.95 % -4.95 % 0.41 %
11
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,053 -3.53 % -3.55 % -3.00 % -0.53 %
12
 Credit Suisse
1,310 -5.18 % -6.76 % -4.49 % -0.69 %
13
 Goldman Sachs
1,142 -3.04 % -2.97 % -1.89 % -1.15 %
14
 Deutsche Bank
1,212 -3.59 % -4.51 % -2.04 % -1.55 %
15
 CFRA Research
1,079 -7.08 % -0.94 % -5.33 % -1.75 %
16
 UBS
1,159 -5.19 % -4.80 % -3.04 % -2.15 %
17
 Merrill Lynch
1,649 -4.06 % -3.25 % -1.69 % -2.37 %
18
 Northland Capital Markets
194 6.40 % 3.17 % 9.04 % -2.64 %
19
 Piper Jaffray
783 4.75 % -1.48 % 7.40 % -2.65 %
20
 Nomura Securities
516 -7.19 % -3.44 % -4.44 % -2.75 %
21
 CLSA
265 -8.73 % -19.07 % -5.35 % -3.38 %
22
 Macquarie Group
738 -6.63 % -7.96 % -1.48 % -5.15 %
23
 CIBC
100 -4.66 % -8.88 % 3.68 % -8.34 %
24
 Sidoti & Co
325 -9.27 % -2.78 %
25
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
282 -2.23 % -3.19 % 7.78 % -10.01 %
26
 Argus Research Co
462 -3.33 % 0.65 % 28.90 % -32.23 %