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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
372 10.74% 7.88% -13.82% 24.56%
2
 Exane BNP Paribas
102 17.10% 6.42% -2.34% 19.44%
3
 BMO Capital Markets
836 10.05% 3.95% -7.84% 17.89%
4
 Northland Capital Markets
206 17.67% 12.49% 0.22% 17.45%
5
 Piper Jaffray
838 1.02% -8.08% -15.01% 16.03%
6
 Credit Suisse
1,310 9.70% 6.58% -5.50% 15.20%
7
 Goldman Sachs
1,306 13.63% 7.04% -1.22% 14.85%
8
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,023 13.81% 6.08% -0.03% 13.84%
9
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
412 7.68% 12.91% -5.15% 12.83%
10
 Merrill Lynch
1,687 13.70% 7.89% 1.30% 12.40%
11
 CFRA Research
1,059 11.18% 11.14% 2.24% 8.94%
12
 Morgan Stanley
1,226 9.56% 8.58% 0.67% 8.89%
13
 Macquarie Group
650 12.83% 2.65% 5.95% 6.88%
14
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,437 7.21% 6.14% 1.82% 5.39%
15
 UBS
957 10.56% 8.20% 5.25% 5.31%
16
 Nomura Securities
477 7.26% -0.12% 2.09% 5.17%
17
 JP Morgan
1,520 14.76% 10.06% 11.60% 3.16%
18
 Argus Research Co
472 14.48% 8.99% 11.85% 2.63%
19
 CLSA
228 13.76% 9.81% 12.52% 1.24%
20
 Deutsche Bank
1,222 7.94% 6.31% 10.65% -2.71%
21
 CIBC
104 8.93% -0.57% 13.97% -5.04%
22
 HSBC
206 7.18% 6.58% 12.47% -5.29%
23
 Societe Generale
134 -1.03% 0.64% 5.08% -6.11%
24
 Sidoti & Co
276 7.41% 18.04% 15.62% -8.21%
25
 Maxim Group LLC
219 9.15% 43.47% 46.87% -37.72%
26
 TD Securities
116 -0.69% 4.94% 51.14% -51.83%