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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 HSBC
1 56.66 %
2
 CLSA
21 36.28 % -4.81 % 41.09 %
3
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
7 38.00 %
4
 Citigroup Investment Research
89 20.15 % -12.12 % 32.27 %
5
 Nomura Securities
26 13.40 % -17.13 % 30.53 %
6
 Argus Research Co
12 9.05 % -19.56 % 28.61 %
7
 Piper Jaffray
121 19.81 % 1.70 % 18.11 %
8
 Credit Suisse
95 14.49 % -1.01 % 15.50 %
9
 Northland Capital Markets
83 7.22 % -6.24 % 13.46 %
10
 Deutsche Bank
91 17.33 % 5.05 % 12.28 %
11
 Macquarie Group
68 13.04 % 4.18 % 8.86 %
12
 Sidoti & Co
195 8.47 %
13
 Merrill Lynch
207 13.43 % 5.29 % 8.14 %
14
 Barclays Bank PLC
85 13.55 % 10.52 % 3.03 %
15
 CFRA Research
74 6.62 % 3.96 % 2.66 %
16
 Goldman Sachs
60 10.80 % 8.43 % 2.37 %
17
 UBS
88 8.52 % 6.18 % 2.34 %
18
 JP Morgan
112 11.92 % 10.56 % 1.36 %
19
 Morgan Stanley
57 13.62 % 13.01 % 0.61 %
20
 CIBC Oppenheimer
2 12.42 % 28.41 % -15.99 %
21
 Maxim Group LLC
40 15.49 % 41.75 % -26.26 %
22
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
46 16.24 % 43.27 % -27.03 %
23
 BMO Capital Markets
73 10.49 % 45.37 % -34.88 %
24
 Societe Generale
2 -52.31 %
25
 TD Securities
2 -9.45 % 80.90 % -90.35 %