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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Nomura Securities
22 9.93 % -37.08 % 47.01 %
2
 HSBC
1 46.12 %
3
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
6 38.23 %
4
 CLSA
21 22.83 % -2.87 % 25.70 %
5
 Piper Jaffray
122 17.25 % -2.32 % 19.57 %
6
 Citigroup Investment Research
86 16.82 % -1.81 % 18.63 %
7
 Northland Capital Markets
87 7.23 % -9.95 % 17.18 %
8
 Deutsche Bank
92 13.33 % -3.59 % 16.92 %
9
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
40 19.66 % 5.70 % 13.96 %
10
 Sidoti & Co
208 9.28 %
11
 Credit Suisse
100 10.47 % 3.95 % 6.52 %
12
 TD Securities
3 -7.74 % -13.24 % 5.50 %
13
 Merrill Lynch
206 11.75 % 6.56 % 5.19 %
14
 Barclays Bank PLC
89 10.00 % 6.11 % 3.89 %
15
 Macquarie Group
67 12.35 % 9.19 % 3.16 %
16
 UBS
94 8.61 % 8.31 % 0.30 %
17
 CFRA Research
73 5.87 % 8.98 % -3.11 %
18
 JP Morgan
115 7.20 % 10.46 % -3.26 %
19
 Morgan Stanley
57 6.65 % 10.81 % -4.16 %
20
 BMO Capital Markets
75 7.37 % 13.17 % -5.80 %
21
 Goldman Sachs
59 4.73 % 12.32 % -7.59 %
22
 CIBC Oppenheimer
1 15.79 %
23
 Maxim Group LLC
44 11.07 % 32.00 % -20.93 %
24
 Credit Agricole Chevreux
16 -1.02 % 20.51 % -21.53 %
25
 Societe Generale
2 -64.17 %
26
 Argus Research Co
13 17.87 % 103.06 % -85.19 %