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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
217 1.27 % -7.41 % -26.97 % 28.24 %
2
 Exane BNP Paribas
81 -1.34 % -9.30 % -18.26 % 16.92 %
3
 AllianceBernstein L.P.
368 0.07 % 0.29 % -12.29 % 12.36 %
4
 BMO Capital Markets
809 3.96 % 0.14 % -8.17 % 12.13 %
5
 Sidoti & Co
313 -2.36 % 6.58 % -13.20 % 10.84 %
6
 Northland Capital Markets
198 17.06 % 15.28 % 9.79 % 7.27 %
7
 HSBC
211 -6.23 % -7.04 % -13.45 % 7.22 %
8
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,423 -0.19 % 1.02 % -4.87 % 4.68 %
9
 JP Morgan
1,446 -1.06 % 4.45 % -4.15 % 3.09 %
10
 Piper Jaffray
781 5.35 % 2.35 % 2.44 % 2.91 %
11
 Deutsche Bank
1,214 -0.34 % 1.58 % -2.95 % 2.61 %
12
 Societe Generale
153 -8.02 % 0.14 % -10.59 % 2.57 %
13
 Nomura Securities
506 -4.07 % -0.17 % -6.44 % 2.37 %
14
 Credit Suisse
1,291 -0.63 % -1.44 % -2.66 % 2.03 %
15
 TD Securities
110 -9.43 % -0.82 % -9.92 % 0.49 %
16
 Morgan Stanley
1,165 -1.55 % 2.93 % -1.99 % 0.44 %
17
 CLSA
268 -5.10 % -16.64 % -5.00 % -0.10 %
18
 CFRA Research
1,071 -1.46 % 4.57 % -0.46 % -1.00 %
19
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,050 0.34 % 2.25 % 1.42 % -1.08 %
20
 Goldman Sachs
1,165 1.66 % 1.67 % 2.88 % -1.22 %
21
 UBS
944 -0.27 % 0.63 % 1.56 % -1.83 %
22
 Macquarie Group
735 -1.72 % -4.63 % 0.72 % -2.44 %
23
 Merrill Lynch
1,651 0.21 % 1.64 % 3.60 % -3.39 %
24
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
281 4.66 % 8.72 % 13.25 % -8.59 %
25
 CIBC
101 2.00 % -6.15 % 19.09 % -17.09 %
26
 Argus Research Co
465 0.99 % 4.87 % 78.04 % -77.05 %