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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
6 58.82 %
2
 HSBC
1 56.05 %
3
 Nomura Securities
24 20.03 % -20.65 % 40.68 %
4
 Northland Capital Markets
84 12.71 % -10.55 % 23.26 %
5
 Sidoti & Co
197 23.20 %
6
 Citigroup Investment Research
89 28.22 % 5.20 % 23.02 %
7
 CLSA
21 34.73 % 12.09 % 22.64 %
8
 Credit Suisse
98 29.02 % 8.77 % 20.25 %
9
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
46 27.81 % 10.86 % 16.95 %
10
 Deutsche Bank
94 27.41 % 15.47 % 11.94 %
11
 Merrill Lynch
208 24.32 % 19.38 % 4.94 %
12
 Macquarie Group
68 25.41 % 20.52 % 4.89 %
13
 Barclays Bank PLC
85 23.64 % 22.33 % 1.31 %
14
 Piper Jaffray
125 27.45 % 26.39 % 1.06 %
15
 UBS
91 18.10 % 18.11 % -0.01 %
16
 CFRA Research
71 17.68 % 21.59 % -3.91 %
17
 Morgan Stanley
58 20.29 % 27.18 % -6.89 %
18
 Goldman Sachs
62 17.77 % 25.76 % -7.99 %
19
 JP Morgan
110 21.95 % 31.06 % -9.11 %
20
 Maxim Group LLC
41 27.57 % 47.73 % -20.16 %
21
 BMO Capital Markets
78 23.12 % 47.82 % -24.70 %
22
 TD Securities
3 8.73 % 34.04 % -25.31 %
23
 CIBC Oppenheimer
1 47.35 %
24
 Societe Generale
2 -56.87 %
25
 Argus Research Co
13 22.49 % 108.07 % -85.58 %