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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Piper Jaffray
127 28.35 % -17.44 % 45.79 %
2
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
5 42.13 % 0.20 % 41.93 %
3
 HSBC
1 34.62 %
4
 Macquarie Group
68 24.90 % -0.68 % 25.58 %
5
 Sidoti & Co
209 25.10 %
6
 Deutsche Bank
107 25.82 % 2.20 % 23.62 %
7
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
43 25.08 % 2.35 % 22.73 %
8
 Northland Capital Markets
93 28.09 % 10.26 % 17.83 %
9
 Nomura Securities
25 19.20 % 1.61 % 17.59 %
10
 CLSA
22 32.83 % 21.50 % 11.33 %
11
 CFRA Research
77 20.28 % 10.24 % 10.04 %
12
 Credit Suisse
102 26.37 % 19.68 % 6.69 %
13
 Barclays Bank PLC
106 19.40 % 15.11 % 4.29 %
14
 Goldman Sachs
61 22.46 % 20.16 % 2.30 %
15
 Citigroup Investment Research
90 22.65 % 20.93 % 1.72 %
16
 Morgan Stanley
60 19.02 % 19.99 % -0.97 %
17
 UBS
101 20.46 % 22.34 % -1.88 %
18
 BMO Capital Markets
76 21.73 % 24.29 % -2.56 %
19
 Merrill Lynch
205 22.01 % 25.05 % -3.04 %
20
 Exane BNP Paribas
0 -3.37 %
21
 JP Morgan
115 19.86 % 23.91 % -4.05 %
22
 TD Securities
3 2.49 % 17.45 % -14.96 %
23
 Credit Agricole Chevreux
16 16.93 % 44.68 % -27.75 %
24
 Societe Generale
1 -28.89 %
25
 CIBC Oppenheimer
3 42.82 %
26
 Argus Research Co
14 21.90 % 95.41 % -73.51 %
27
 Maxim Group LLC
43 26.19 % 119.36 % -93.17 %