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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Sidoti & Co
264 4.77% 0.94% -44.43% 49.20%
2
 CIBC
119 6.82% 10.45% -33.35% 40.17%
3
 Argus Research Co
481 2.88% 2.28% -26.27% 29.15%
4
 Piper Sandler
1,070 2.47% 7.98% -19.82% 22.29%
5
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
356 -2.55% -0.63% -22.69% 20.14%
6
 TD Securities
141 9.37% 13.42% -0.59% 9.96%
7
 UBS
1,043 6.31% 3.93% -0.44% 6.75%
8
 Macquarie Group
338 2.17% 5.63% -3.92% 6.09%
9
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,319 6.01% 5.08% 3.87% 2.14%
10
 Exane BNP Paribas
214 -0.85% 2.73% -2.44% 1.59%
11
 Nomura Securities
251 -3.14% -1.65% -4.63% 1.49%
12
 CFRA Research
883 2.43% 3.96% 1.81% 0.62%
13
 Merrill Lynch
1,488 3.41% 7.45% 4.30% -0.89%
14
 Goldman Sachs
1,179 4.64% 4.92% 6.43% -1.79%
15
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,044 2.94% 5.16% 5.35% -2.41%
16
 JP Morgan
1,394 5.89% 6.25% 9.31% -3.42%
17
 BMO Capital Markets
840 2.65% 6.62% 6.81% -4.16%
18
 Credit Suisse
1,131 4.57% 8.65% 9.20% -4.63%
19
 Societe Generale
100 14.44% 6.02% 19.69% -5.25%
20
 HSBC
147 5.90% 7.46% 12.76% -6.86%
21
 Morgan Stanley
1,245 2.39% 5.39% 11.13% -8.74%
22
 Deutsche Bank
933 0.57% 2.66% 19.59% -19.02%
23
 Maxim Group LLC
160 -23.17% -21.85%
24
 Northland Capital Markets
268 -10.34% 0.27% 20.03% -30.37%
25
 CLSA
26 -7.36% 23.22% -30.58%