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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Maxim Group LLC
246 62.54% 93.86% -39.37% 101.91%
2
 Sidoti & Co
256 69.46% 53.20% -1.42% 70.88%
3
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
366 58.72% 67.57% 2.37% 56.35%
4
 CLSA
28 56.21% -3.07% 16.53% 39.68%
5
 Northland Capital Markets
267 61.46% 41.63% 27.94% 33.52%
6
 Societe Generale
97 54.22% 50.60% 23.44% 30.78%
7
 HSBC
146 48.23% 39.92% 30.74% 17.49%
8
 Exane BNP Paribas
141 55.01% 55.26% 39.94% 15.07%
9
 Nomura Securities
271 59.12% 75.37% 55.39% 3.73%
10
 Deutsche Bank
1,094 57.20% 65.70% 60.53% -3.33%
11
 BMO Capital Markets
857 48.46% 66.01% 54.62% -6.16%
12
 CIBC
114 48.32% 50.33% 54.82% -6.50%
13
 Morgan Stanley
1,224 50.10% 53.81% 61.68% -11.58%
14
 Piper Sandler
1,078 53.52% 65.19% 67.99% -14.47%
15
 Goldman Sachs
1,303 52.13% 53.31% 70.68% -18.55%
16
 JP Morgan
1,423 48.63% 54.75% 73.64% -25.01%
17
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,351 48.73% 64.20% 77.41% -28.68%
18
 Barclays Bank PLC
1,033 53.03% 54.88% 86.98% -33.95%
19
 Merrill Lynch
1,515 50.04% 48.52% 84.11% -34.07%
20
 UBS
982 50.23% 54.80% 93.72% -43.49%
21
 CFRA Research
995 47.49% 57.31% 98.94% -51.45%
22
 Credit Suisse
1,096 53.58% 54.12% 115.25% -61.67%
23
 Macquarie Group
369 53.51% 83.59% 138.83% -85.32%
24
 Argus Research Co
487 41.54% 64.20% 254.50% -212.96%
25
 TD Securities
138 46.77% 65.52% 354.08% -307.31%