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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 TD Securities
102 0.95 % 3.65 % -35.02 % 35.97 %
2
 Argus Research Co
451 13.58 % 7.16 % -15.04 % 28.62 %
3
 CIBC Oppenheimer
103 3.73 % -1.27 % -21.61 % 25.34 %
4
 BMO Capital Markets
801 7.87 % 5.61 % -7.52 % 15.39 %
5
 Piper Jaffray
750 6.76 % 5.91 % -7.50 % 14.26 %
6
 Northland Capital Markets
298 13.01 % 11.44 % 2.61 % 10.40 %
7
 Sidoti & Co
440 9.27 % 9.99 %
8
 Goldman Sachs
1,066 12.62 % 10.29 % 3.69 % 8.93 %
9
 Nomura Securities
502 10.72 % 4.48 % 4.05 % 6.67 %
10
 Merrill Lynch
1,587 13.56 % 8.81 % 6.91 % 6.65 %
11
 Credit Suisse
1,286 12.09 % 7.56 % 5.65 % 6.44 %
12
 Macquarie Group
747 12.79 % 13.05 % 6.76 % 6.03 %
13
 CLSA
277 20.90 % 14.36 % 14.95 % 5.95 %
14
 CFRA Research
1,097 10.76 % 8.89 % 5.20 % 5.56 %
15
 UBS
1,116 12.42 % 8.74 % 7.38 % 5.04 %
16
 Deutsche Bank
1,221 10.70 % 10.01 % 6.60 % 4.10 %
17
 Credit Agricole Chevreux
230 18.57 % 14.33 % 14.94 % 3.63 %
18
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,059 10.88 % 8.98 % 7.28 % 3.60 %
19
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,400 11.68 % 9.77 % 9.57 % 2.11 %
20
 Morgan Stanley
1,132 13.72 % 10.36 % 13.53 % 0.19 %
21
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
297 10.51 % 15.27 % 11.42 % -0.91 %
22
 JP Morgan
1,524 12.19 % 10.02 % 13.72 % -1.53 %
23
 HSBC
202 15.91 % 10.47 % 19.46 % -3.55 %
24
 Maxim Group LLC
210 12.20 % 2.23 % 16.44 % -4.24 %
25
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
373 12.65 % 11.58 % 17.20 % -4.55 %
26
 Exane BNP Paribas
80 20.65 % 13.48 % 26.20 % -5.55 %
27
 Societe Generale
164 -1.17 % 4.63 % 23.65 % -24.82 %