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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
384 -0.82% -1.92% -20.47% 19.65%
2
 Piper Jaffray
805 -8.45% -14.26% -28.04% 19.59%
3
 Maxim Group LLC
220 -17.26% -20.23% -35.21% 17.95%
4
 BMO Capital Markets
806 -0.96% -7.97% -16.00% 15.04%
5
 JP Morgan
1,473 -3.31% -1.14% -13.68% 10.37%
6
 Credit Suisse
1,313 -5.38% -4.73% -14.84% 9.46%
7
 Barclays Bank PLC
976 -0.51% -2.31% -9.88% 9.37%
8
 Merrill Lynch
1,677 -0.84% -0.09% -9.89% 9.05%
9
 Goldman Sachs
1,245 0.03% -3.28% -8.88% 8.91%
10
 Exane BNP Paribas
86 -0.59% -4.70% -9.44% 8.85%
11
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,427 -3.36% -4.60% -11.70% 8.34%
12
 UBS
952 -0.53% -1.85% -8.19% 7.66%
13
 CFRA Research
1,069 -1.90% 0.73% -9.21% 7.31%
14
 Morgan Stanley
1,186 -3.64% -2.28% -10.13% 6.49%
15
 Deutsche Bank
1,218 -3.31% -6.24% -8.44% 5.13%
16
 Macquarie Group
716 -3.72% -9.10% -8.03% 4.31%
17
 Northland Capital Markets
200 -3.85% -2.58% -8.04% 4.19%
18
 HSBC
214 -5.14% 0.84% -7.75% 2.61%
19
 TD Securities
108 -12.36% -6.41% -14.41% 2.05%
20
 CLSA
254 -7.91% -24.35% -9.23% 1.32%
21
 Nomura Securities
491 -9.16% -12.01% -9.20% 0.04%
22
 CIBC
97 -0.75% -11.39% 1.70% -2.45%
23
 Societe Generale
141 -12.08% -3.93% -8.27% -3.81%
24
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
410 -1.36% 2.46% 6.41% -7.77%
25
 Sidoti & Co
290 -12.77% -8.19% -1.33% -11.44%
26
 Argus Research Co
472 3.46% 1.24% 17.14% -13.68%