Leaderboard

Ranking
Ranking is a position in the leaderboard by cumulative or top return for a given period of time, pertaining to either individual analysts or research firms.
Research Firm
A Research Firm is a company that researches and rates stocks and publishes recommendations.
Cumulative return
Cumulative return is the sum of returns on all recommendations issued by a specific analyst or a research firm in a specified period of time.
Total return
Total Return is a composite return on all recommendations issued by a research analyst or firm. It is calculated as the average of all returns on an analyst's or firm's individual recommendations.
Number of recommendations
Number of recommendations shows the recommendation number for a given research firm.
Jefferies & Co.  259.01%  3.50%  76 
Barclays  250.11%  3.01%  86 
BMO Capital Markets  249.42%  2.60%  98 
Oppenheimer & Co.  242.78%  3.47%  85 
Morgan Stanley  235.54%  3.36%  73 
Piper Jaffray  215.19%  10.25%  25 
Cowen And Company  207.98%  3.20%  66 
Citi  206.94%  3.14%  74 
Brean Murray, Carret & Co.  201.38%  12.59%  23 
10  JPMorgan  171.90%  3.37%  59 
11  Needham & Company  157.93%  4.51%  43 
12  Wedbush Securities Inc.  147.12%  2.54%  60 
13  Nomura  141.16%  5.04%  30 
14  Mizuho Securities USA  129.83%  8.11%  19 
15  Topeka Capital Markets  127.82%  7.99%  18 
16  Unaffiliated  126.69%  2.08%  61 
17  BofA Merrill Lynch  125.55%  8.97%  21 
18  Craig-Hallum Capital  121.43%  8.67%  15 
19  Goldman Sachs  119.03%  6.61%  18 
20  Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc.  114.33%  1.73%  66 
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