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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
7 30.99 %
2
 Nomura Securities
28 8.19 % -22.60 % 30.79 %
3
 Citigroup Investment Research
89 19.26 % -10.38 % 29.64 %
4
 HSBC
1 25.64 %
5
 CLSA
20 23.87 % -1.35 % 25.22 %
6
 Argus Research Co
13 0.35 % -22.35 % 22.70 %
7
 Deutsche Bank
96 18.25 % 0.22 % 18.03 %
8
 Maxim Group LLC
38 14.15 % -0.97 % 15.12 %
9
 Credit Suisse
101 16.05 % 2.48 % 13.57 %
10
 Merrill Lynch
202 11.46 % 2.36 % 9.10 %
11
 Sidoti & Co
179 8.25 %
12
 CFRA Research
71 6.89 % 0.17 % 6.72 %
13
 Piper Jaffray
121 16.17 % 12.74 % 3.43 %
14
 JP Morgan
132 10.59 % 8.11 % 2.48 %
15
 Goldman Sachs
63 11.15 % 9.50 % 1.65 %
16
 Macquarie Group
65 12.30 % 11.10 % 1.20 %
17
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
29 -0.69 %
17
 UBS
92 4.69 % 4.00 % 0.69 %
19
 Morgan Stanley
62 11.20 % 11.36 % -0.16 %
20
 Barclays Bank PLC
79 9.35 % 11.70 % -2.35 %
21
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
49 11.36 % 17.37 % -6.01 %
22
 Northland Capital Markets
87 5.08 % 24.49 % -19.41 %
23
 CIBC Oppenheimer
2 1.86 % 34.00 % -32.14 %
24
 Societe Generale
2 -49.68 %
25
 BMO Capital Markets
68 7.70 % 62.51 % -54.81 %
26
 TD Securities
2 -8.61 % 73.12 % -81.73 %