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Fundamental Research Providers

Rank Firm Stocks Buy Neutral Sell Buy-Sell Chart
1
 Argus Research Co
474 17.03% 11.13% -52.82% 69.85%
2
 BMO Capital Markets
856 11.70% 3.00% -9.75% 21.45%
3
 Goldman Sachs
1,333 13.43% 8.71% -2.38% 15.81%
4
 Barclays Bank PLC
993 13.83% 5.31% -0.14% 13.97%
5
 Credit Suisse
1,305 9.41% 6.23% -4.33% 13.74%
6
 Piper Jaffray
851 3.57% -8.56% -8.91% 12.48%
7
 Morgan Stanley
1,257 11.80% 6.39% -0.52% 12.32%
8
 Merrill Lynch
1,663 12.90% 8.57% 1.03% 11.87%
9
 Exane BNP Paribas
103 12.11% 12.73% 1.92% 10.19%
10
 Macquarie Group
609 10.83% 1.27% 1.41% 9.42%
11
 CFRA Research
1,048 10.25% 11.24% 0.87% 9.38%
12
 JP Morgan
1,532 15.55% 8.34% 6.20% 9.35%
13
 Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
417 10.15% 6.32% 1.56% 8.59%
14
 UBS
960 10.44% 8.62% 2.23% 8.21%
15
 Citigroup Investment Research
1,446 9.56% 5.30% 3.41% 6.15%
16
 Nomura Securities
439 6.66% 4.34% 1.14% 5.52%
17
 Deutsche Bank
1,222 8.48% 4.06% 7.56% 0.92%
18
 CLSA
223 11.58% -4.97% 11.19% 0.39%
19
 CIBC
102 6.06% -6.11% 6.01% 0.05%
20
 Sidoti & Co
269 2.47% 7.08% 7.13% -4.66%
21
 Societe Generale
128 -2.32% -3.46% 3.29% -5.61%
22
 TD Securities
124 -3.18% 1.97% 3.10% -6.28%
23
 HSBC
202 4.05% 4.21% 18.95% -14.90%
24
 Northland Capital Markets
212 0.61% 14.70% 16.47% -15.86%
25
 Maxim Group LLC
232 -1.17% 17.04% 49.10% -50.27%