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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
238 151.34% 186.60% 1.12% 150.22%
2
 Sidoti & Co
262 125.77% 74.76% -0.05% 125.82%
3
 Societe Generale
98 85.39% 61.34% 20.40% 64.99%
4
 Northland Capital Markets
258 141.36% 92.20% 95.09% 46.27%
5
 Nomura Securities
280 107.31% 115.46% 73.73% 33.58%
6
 Macquarie Group
390 102.99% 109.53% 70.37% 32.62%
7
 CLSA
27 85.30% 17.61% 52.83% 32.47%
8
 HSBC
153 77.27% 65.53% 54.96% 22.31%
9
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
366 86.10% 84.64% 74.56% 11.54%
10
 BMO Capital Markets
853 88.46% 100.61% 89.51% -1.05%
11
 Deutsche Bank
1,096 102.74% 97.28% 107.42% -4.68%
12
 Goldman Sachs
1,280 90.71% 102.16% 97.07% -6.36%
13
 Exane BNP Paribas
135 71.63% 86.38% 80.49% -8.86%
14
 UBS
956 80.16% 90.05% 97.25% -17.09%
15
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,028 88.91% 91.65% 118.04% -29.13%
16
 Morgan Stanley
1,207 89.77% 95.00% 119.44% -29.67%
17
 JP Morgan
1,427 90.21% 95.02% 123.94% -33.73%
18
 Merrill Lynch
1,501 88.95% 87.65% 125.47% -36.52%
19
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,349 96.58% 99.39% 139.53% -42.95%
20
 Credit Suisse
1,117 94.76% 98.80% 139.95% -45.19%
21
 Piper Sandler
1,078 103.03% 102.88% 167.55% -64.52%
22
 CFRA Research
1,002 75.48% 86.23% 141.73% -66.25%
23
 CIBC
112 90.16% 143.78% 251.46% -161.30%
24
 TD Securities
134 82.87% 101.17% 508.89% -426.02%
25
 Argus Research Co
482 65.21% 95.39% 662.58% -597.37%