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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
218 22.94 % 19.59 % -15.95 % 38.89 %
2
 Sidoti & Co
350 26.78 % 33.39 %
3
 Northland Capital Markets
188 37.16 % 24.98 % 18.93 % 18.23 %
4
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,411 20.22 % 20.80 % 10.21 % 10.01 %
5
 Societe Generale
162 15.17 % 15.40 % 10.67 % 4.50 %
6
 Piper Jaffray
773 36.17 % 30.97 % 31.95 % 4.22 %
7
 Exane BNP Paribas
75 5.91 % 7.55 % 4.77 % 1.14 %
8
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
375 21.33 % 17.02 % 20.91 % 0.42 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,542 19.46 % 22.79 % 19.61 % -0.15 %
10
 Nomura Securities
520 21.97 % 24.86 % 22.13 % -0.16 %
11
 Deutsche Bank
1,215 21.32 % 20.18 % 22.79 % -1.47 %
12
 CLSA
265 20.79 % 10.25 % 22.49 % -1.70 %
13
 Morgan Stanley
1,164 18.35 % 21.07 % 20.75 % -2.40 %
14
 CFRA Research
1,080 16.28 % 22.76 % 18.78 % -2.50 %
15
 Goldman Sachs
1,151 22.13 % 20.15 % 24.74 % -2.61 %
16
 BMO Capital Markets
827 21.96 % 20.21 % 24.85 % -2.89 %
17
 Argus Research Co
466 17.30 % 19.21 % 20.75 % -3.45 %
18
 HSBC
211 0.76 % 3.58 % 5.15 % -4.39 %
19
 Credit Suisse
1,307 20.20 % 18.33 % 24.79 % -4.59 %
20
 UBS
1,142 16.29 % 17.64 % 22.90 % -6.61 %
21
 CIBC
103 9.64 % 7.04 % 17.16 % -7.52 %
22
 Merrill Lynch
1,646 17.29 % 16.27 % 24.83 % -7.54 %
23
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,013 20.09 % 21.04 % 27.80 % -7.71 %
24
 Macquarie Group
755 16.67 % 18.83 % 30.99 % -14.32 %
25
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
47 14.55 %
26
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
278 20.72 % 16.51 % 38.25 % -17.53 %
27
 TD Securities
109 2.37 % 4.87 % 21.35 % -18.98 %