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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
482 9.86% 3.40% -33.13% 42.99%
2
 Sidoti & Co
260 8.79% 10.99% -25.04% 33.83%
3
 Nomura Securities
371 16.32% 9.91% -14.80% 31.12%
4
 BMO Capital Markets
875 15.47% 9.97% -5.03% 20.50%
5
 Macquarie Group
541 10.39% 2.18% -3.07% 13.46%
6
 Societe Generale
114 -3.46% -13.32% -15.18% 11.72%
7
 Goldman Sachs
1,351 11.02% 15.15% 4.25% 6.77%
8
 Credit Suisse
1,233 9.45% 10.61% 4.74% 4.71%
9
 Merrill Lynch
1,641 10.46% 7.61% 7.36% 3.10%
10
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,474 15.95% 9.48% 13.74% 2.21%
11
 UBS
968 8.30% 8.03% 6.21% 2.09%
12
 CLSA
165 11.69% 4.77% 11.02% 0.67%
13
 CFRA Research
1,026 5.77% 7.18% 5.12% 0.65%
14
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,041 7.05% 4.29% 7.01% 0.04%
15
 JP Morgan
1,514 16.74% 9.52% 17.21% -0.47%
16
 Morgan Stanley
1,255 12.01% 10.06% 13.43% -1.42%
17
 Exane BNP Paribas
111 0.20% 11.80% 2.80% -2.60%
18
 Deutsche Bank
1,209 8.48% 7.46% 18.58% -10.10%
19
 Northland Capital Markets
241 23.63% 32.26% 36.43% -12.80%
20
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
406 -6.30% -10.78% 7.43% -13.73%
21
 HSBC
208 -3.82% 5.04% 19.68% -23.50%
22
 CIBC
109 -1.82% 33.43% 22.65% -24.47%
23
 Piper Sandler
1,052 14.23% 4.13% 65.45% -51.22%
24
 Maxim Group LLC
234 35.67% 71.27% 186.38% -150.71%
25
 TD Securities
133 -1.44% 22.05% 189.37% -190.81%