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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 HSBC
1 61.39 %
2
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
5 61.34 %
3
 Northland Capital Markets
88 31.11 % -15.90 % 47.01 %
4
 Nomura Securities
22 24.63 % -15.33 % 39.96 %
5
 Sidoti & Co
209 26.86 %
6
 TD Securities
3 11.47 % -12.73 % 24.20 %
7
 Piper Jaffray
125 37.22 % 14.17 % 23.05 %
8
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
43 32.57 % 12.55 % 20.02 %
9
 CLSA
22 40.68 % 22.33 % 18.35 %
10
 Macquarie Group
63 28.56 % 12.45 % 16.11 %
11
 Deutsche Bank
102 29.55 % 17.00 % 12.55 %
12
 Credit Suisse
97 32.94 % 22.94 % 10.00 %
13
 CFRA Research
75 22.15 % 14.82 % 7.33 %
14
 Barclays Bank PLC
102 28.15 % 22.31 % 5.84 %
15
 Morgan Stanley
54 28.34 % 23.75 % 4.59 %
16
 Merrill Lynch
207 26.04 % 23.86 % 2.18 %
17
 Goldman Sachs
58 20.28 % 23.59 % -3.31 %
18
 UBS
97 26.47 % 30.22 % -3.75 %
19
 JP Morgan
115 24.55 % 30.43 % -5.88 %
20
 Credit Agricole Chevreux
16 31.08 % 40.63 % -9.55 %
21
 Citigroup Investment Research
88 25.48 % 37.05 % -11.57 %
22
 BMO Capital Markets
75 21.25 % 38.50 % -17.25 %
23
 CIBC Oppenheimer
1 47.51 %
24
 Societe Generale
2 -53.32 %
25
 Maxim Group LLC
44 29.71 % 89.22 % -59.51 %
26
 Argus Research Co
13 24.20 % 128.76 % -104.56 %