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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
217 9.18 % -0.02 % -16.59 % 25.77 %
2
 Northland Capital Markets
195 23.75 % 21.27 % 3.17 % 20.58 %
3
 Argus Research Co
466 5.28 % 9.90 % -2.39 % 7.67 %
4
 Societe Generale
157 4.03 % 9.36 % -2.35 % 6.38 %
5
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
78 -4.22 %
6
 BMO Capital Markets
822 9.81 % 5.99 % 5.85 % 3.96 %
7
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,419 6.17 % 4.33 % 2.47 % 3.70 %
8
 Deutsche Bank
1,225 7.05 % 5.84 % 4.45 % 2.60 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,550 5.42 % 7.75 % 2.97 % 2.45 %
10
 Sidoti & Co
340 2.43 % 7.58 %
11
 Goldman Sachs
1,200 8.79 % 6.68 % 7.68 % 1.11 %
12
 Morgan Stanley
1,170 5.45 % 8.08 % 5.51 % -0.06 %
13
 Piper Jaffray
775 19.01 % 13.30 % 19.33 % -0.32 %
14
 Exane BNP Paribas
77 -3.63 % -6.50 % -3.09 % -0.54 %
15
 HSBC
212 -5.06 % -2.47 % -4.41 % -0.65 %
16
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
373 8.87 % 6.41 % 10.52 % -1.65 %
17
 CLSA
265 2.80 % -12.11 % 6.31 % -3.51 %
18
 Nomura Securities
521 4.45 % 10.04 % 8.35 % -3.90 %
19
 Credit Suisse
1,309 5.13 % 4.00 % 9.47 % -4.34 %
20
 Merrill Lynch
1,651 4.53 % 4.78 % 8.99 % -4.46 %
21
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,034 6.49 % 7.65 % 10.96 % -4.47 %
22
 CFRA Research
1,081 2.54 % 8.37 % 7.44 % -4.90 %
23
 UBS
1,148 4.24 % 3.85 % 9.31 % -5.07 %
24
 Macquarie Group
751 2.74 % 3.52 % 10.26 % -7.52 %
25
 TD Securities
108 -5.91 % -4.15 % 9.31 % -15.22 %
26
 CIBC
99 2.18 % -5.83 % 21.27 % -19.09 %
27
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
280 6.52 % 2.62 % 36.92 % -30.40 %