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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
375 -5.58% -6.50% -25.96% 20.38%
2
 BMO Capital Markets
803 -5.03% -12.16% -20.85% 15.82%
3
 Maxim Group LLC
221 -20.51% -19.92% -33.25% 12.74%
4
 Piper Jaffray
819 -14.66% -19.53% -27.35% 12.69%
5
 Barclays Bank PLC
971 -3.42% -8.05% -16.06% 12.64%
6
 Goldman Sachs
1,271 -3.47% -7.73% -15.21% 11.74%
7
 Merrill Lynch
1,675 -3.69% -4.94% -14.99% 11.30%
8
 Exane BNP Paribas
86 -2.30% -8.61% -12.74% 10.44%
9
 CFRA Research
1,059 -5.28% -4.28% -15.50% 10.22%
10
 Credit Suisse
1,311 -8.67% -9.06% -18.33% 9.66%
11
 JP Morgan
1,480 -5.19% -6.31% -14.57% 9.38%
12
 Morgan Stanley
1,199 -7.30% -6.59% -15.55% 8.25%
13
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,423 -8.48% -9.66% -15.70% 7.22%
14
 UBS
946 -5.20% -6.25% -12.38% 7.18%
15
 Macquarie Group
699 -6.58% -13.81% -13.69% 7.11%
16
 HSBC
212 -5.14% -3.26% -8.49% 3.35%
17
 CLSA
241 -9.89% -22.96% -8.93% -0.96%
18
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
412 -5.87% -0.99% -4.81% -1.06%
19
 Deutsche Bank
1,220 -7.77% -10.90% -6.40% -1.37%
20
 Nomura Securities
488 -12.44% -17.27% -10.92% -1.52%
21
 Societe Generale
138 -17.27% -10.29% -13.62% -3.65%
22
 CIBC
101 2.85% -12.58% 8.41% -5.56%
23
 TD Securities
110 -14.92% -3.99% -8.11% -6.81%
24
 Northland Capital Markets
203 -10.55% -1.66% -3.14% -7.41%
25
 Sidoti & Co
287 -16.10% -12.16% -2.81% -13.29%
26
 Argus Research Co
472 -0.41% -4.65% 17.10% -17.51%