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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Piper Jaffray
805 -6.56% -13.45% -28.39% 21.83%
2
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
383 1.77% 0.78% -19.74% 21.51%
3
 Maxim Group LLC
220 -16.11% -18.86% -35.20% 19.09%
4
 BMO Capital Markets
806 1.22% -6.38% -14.47% 15.69%
5
 Credit Suisse
1,312 -2.93% -3.26% -14.60% 11.67%
6
 JP Morgan
1,473 -1.07% 0.47% -11.81% 10.74%
7
 Barclays Bank PLC
975 1.97% -0.96% -8.45% 10.42%
8
 Merrill Lynch
1,678 1.01% 1.44% -8.80% 9.81%
9
 UBS
954 2.03% -0.51% -7.37% 9.40%
10
 Exane BNP Paribas
86 1.61% -2.98% -7.70% 9.31%
11
 Goldman Sachs
1,245 2.24% -1.88% -7.06% 9.30%
12
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,430 -1.40% -3.37% -10.32% 8.92%
13
 CFRA Research
1,068 0.11% 2.17% -8.80% 8.91%
14
 TD Securities
108 -8.78% -1.39% -16.49% 7.71%
15
 Morgan Stanley
1,186 -1.30% -0.64% -8.99% 7.69%
16
 Deutsche Bank
1,218 -1.41% -4.79% -7.54% 6.13%
17
 Macquarie Group
712 -1.58% -7.32% -5.95% 4.37%
18
 HSBC
214 -2.24% 3.77% -6.24% 4.00%
19
 Northland Capital Markets
201 -1.80% -0.97% -5.36% 3.56%
20
 CLSA
254 -4.73% -23.02% -6.28% 1.55%
21
 Nomura Securities
492 -6.93% -10.10% -7.49% 0.56%
22
 Sidoti & Co
288 -11.61% -7.21% -8.74% -2.87%
23
 Societe Generale
141 -10.22% -1.67% -6.17% -4.05%
24
 Argus Research Co
474 5.77% 2.31% 11.00% -5.23%
25
 CIBC
97 3.49% -8.72% 9.46% -5.97%
26
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
411 -1.26% 2.33% 15.84% -17.10%