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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 CIBC
104 16.04 % 6.64 % -11.40 % 27.44 %
2
 Maxim Group LLC
199 15.90 % 18.99 % -7.79 % 23.69 %
3
 Sidoti & Co
362 12.46 % 20.52 %
4
 Goldman Sachs
1,223 18.19 % 13.27 % 11.05 % 7.14 %
5
 Argus Research Co
462 11.90 % 9.56 % 4.97 % 6.93 %
6
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,411 16.44 % 12.82 % 9.78 % 6.66 %
7
 HSBC
211 18.57 % 15.35 % 12.82 % 5.75 %
8
 Merrill Lynch
1,647 15.86 % 10.09 % 10.20 % 5.66 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,535 17.20 % 14.92 % 12.46 % 4.74 %
10
 Morgan Stanley
1,180 17.45 % 13.00 % 13.69 % 3.76 %
11
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,020 16.28 % 10.89 % 12.69 % 3.59 %
12
 CFRA Research
1,086 10.79 % 12.53 % 7.91 % 2.88 %
13
 CLSA
272 22.67 % 16.19 % 20.37 % 2.30 %
14
 Credit Suisse
1,292 16.77 % 12.10 % 14.81 % 1.96 %
15
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
379 18.44 % 10.06 % 16.79 % 1.65 %
16
 TD Securities
96 2.45 % 9.88 % 1.47 % 0.98 %
17
 BMO Capital Markets
832 14.52 % 9.81 % 13.59 % 0.93 %
18
 Piper Jaffray
766 22.33 % 15.00 % 22.41 % -0.08 %
19
 UBS
1,151 13.12 % 12.76 % 14.11 % -0.99 %
20
 Deutsche Bank
1,220 16.95 % 11.67 % 18.10 % -1.15 %
21
 Macquarie Group
777 14.62 % 14.16 % 17.27 % -2.65 %
22
 Northland Capital Markets
230 17.67 % 22.19 % 20.42 % -2.75 %
23
 Nomura Securities
516 16.46 % 12.99 % 21.81 % -5.35 %
24
 McLean Capital Management (Short Model)
54 5.39 %
25
 Exane BNP Paribas
76 11.89 % 15.24 % 19.71 % -7.82 %
26
 Societe Generale
167 9.22 % 14.63 % 17.71 % -8.49 %
27
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
319 10.58 % 12.54 % 24.59 % -14.01 %