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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
475 16.45% 10.38% -26.81% 43.26%
2
 Northland Capital Markets
157 -2.29% -6.68% -32.09% 29.80%
3
 Exane BNP Paribas
303 11.03% 9.46% -6.87% 17.90%
4
 Piper Sandler
1,097 15.28% 43.93% -2.41% 17.69%
5
 Sidoti & Co
259 15.48% 0.83% -0.26% 15.74%
6
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
283 15.70% 10.81% 0.24% 15.46%
7
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,111 17.57% 5.10% 5.86% 11.71%
8
 Goldman Sachs
1,197 13.80% 12.26% 3.43% 10.37%
9
 Deutsche Bank
999 13.03% 7.70% 3.17% 9.86%
10
 CFRA Research
843 15.42% 9.06% 6.07% 9.35%
11
 Nomura Securities
250 16.98% 17.24% 8.33% 8.65%
12
 Credit Suisse
1,120 10.07% 8.42% 2.31% 7.76%
13
 Macquarie Group
341 8.35% 7.07% 1.08% 7.27%
14
 UBS
1,198 14.86% 8.18% 7.62% 7.24%
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,260 12.60% 7.55% 7.31% 5.29%
16
 Merrill Lynch
1,520 12.39% 8.00% 7.57% 4.82%
17
 JP Morgan
1,380 10.82% 37.90% 10.85% -0.03%
18
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,368 14.71% 32.65% 16.95% -2.24%
19
 HSBC
302 4.90% 12.09% 7.48% -2.58%
20
 TD Securities
758 19.42% 10.48% 22.44% -3.02%
21
 Maxim Group LLC
166 -7.81% -6.67%
22
 Societe Generale
102 5.75% 13.71% 14.28% -8.53%
23
 CIBC
123 11.17% 12.13% 21.87% -10.70%
24
 CLSA
28 6.81% 22.49% -15.68%
25
 BMO Capital Markets
862 9.55% 46.61% 27.71% -18.16%