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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
442 19.96 % 14.56 % -7.47 % 27.43 %
2
 Piper Jaffray
737 14.19 % 15.98 % -12.85 % 27.04 %
3
 Sidoti & Co
491 24.38 % 16.60 %
4
 TD Securities
98 2.66 % 3.89 % -12.33 % 14.99 %
5
 Nomura Securities
500 18.05 % 14.84 % 8.58 % 9.47 %
6
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
317 16.09 % 23.41 % 9.71 % 6.38 %
7
 CFRA Research
1,101 17.95 % 17.20 % 12.23 % 5.72 %
8
 Macquarie Group
751 21.84 % 19.01 % 16.18 % 5.66 %
9
 Northland Capital Markets
298 24.02 % 19.42 % 19.42 % 4.60 %
10
 Credit Agricole Chevreux
232 24.67 % 17.66 % 20.48 % 4.19 %
11
 Deutsche Bank
1,229 16.80 % 15.51 % 14.24 % 2.56 %
12
 CLSA
282 25.39 % 22.70 % 23.83 % 1.56 %
13
 Goldman Sachs
1,175 15.57 % 15.03 % 14.25 % 1.32 %
14
 Exane BNP Paribas
81 16.12 % 24.07 % 15.57 % 0.55 %
15
 CIBC Oppenheimer
105 3.79 % 3.89 % 3.46 % 0.33 %
16
 UBS
1,133 18.54 % 14.19 % 19.31 % -0.77 %
17
 BMO Capital Markets
806 14.60 % 17.83 % 17.19 % -2.59 %
18
 Merrill Lynch
1,576 17.09 % 18.20 % 20.04 % -2.95 %
19
 JP Morgan
1,508 17.30 % 16.27 % 20.75 % -3.45 %
20
 Credit Suisse
1,291 15.80 % 15.09 % 20.25 % -4.45 %
21
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,399 14.80 % 19.59 % 20.64 % -5.84 %
22
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,156 12.75 % 18.62 % 18.89 % -6.14 %
23
 Morgan Stanley
1,146 12.80 % 14.36 % 21.63 % -8.83 %
24
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
366 17.34 % 21.05 % 31.43 % -14.09 %
25
 Societe Generale
167 6.49 % 5.85 % 22.77 % -16.28 %
26
 HSBC
195 14.29 % 15.60 % 32.63 % -18.34 %
27
 Maxim Group LLC
220 18.05 % 12.52 % 51.40 % -33.35 %