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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
478 13.95% 7.37% -50.23% 64.18%
2
 CIBC
121 6.65% 2.70% -28.24% 34.89%
3
 Northland Capital Markets
155 2.69% -3.71% -29.91% 32.60%
4
 Piper Sandler
1,082 14.45% -1.09% -14.98% 29.43%
5
 Sidoti & Co
261 12.35% 1.91% -8.36% 20.71%
6
 Exane BNP Paribas
281 17.86% 13.10% -1.91% 19.77%
7
 Deutsche Bank
991 15.11% 7.76% -0.13% 15.24%
8
 Macquarie Group
337 11.82% 6.89% -3.29% 15.11%
9
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,066 15.24% 5.00% 0.36% 14.88%
10
 Credit Suisse
1,122 12.29% 7.67% 1.59% 10.70%
11
 Goldman Sachs
1,183 13.84% 13.29% 5.30% 8.54%
12
 CFRA Research
851 14.64% 8.54% 7.24% 7.40%
13
 UBS
1,184 11.77% 10.04% 4.82% 6.95%
14
 Merrill Lynch
1,510 11.81% 6.86% 5.17% 6.64%
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,257 13.64% 8.22% 8.45% 5.19%
16
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,361 17.90% 8.23% 14.95% 2.95%
17
 BMO Capital Markets
859 9.32% 4.14% 8.57% 0.75%
18
 JP Morgan
1,376 11.80% 11.55% 11.77% 0.03%
19
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
275 -0.76% -5.22%
20
 CLSA
26 9.34% 15.86% -6.52%
21
 HSBC
291 9.96% 12.46% 19.93% -9.97%
22
 Nomura Securities
250 17.36% 17.04% 29.69% -12.33%
23
 Societe Generale
102 5.50% 12.38% 22.39% -16.89%
24
 Maxim Group LLC
161 -20.84% -33.43% 0.00% -20.84%
25
 TD Securities
712 19.35% 11.53% 56.50% -37.15%