These rankings were derived by a formula that took into account not only the number of winners from each firm and their overall rank, but also the market caps of the industries those winners cover and the voter response rate for that industry.

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Firm Rank

Firm

Firm Scores (weighted)

1

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

366.64

2

Salomon Smith Barney

350.85

3

Merrill Lynch

283.00

4

Goldman Sachs

264.55

5

Credit Suisse First Boston

178.46

6

J.P. Morgan

157.13

7

PaineWebber

117.54

8

Bear Stearns

116.41

9

Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette

98.56

10

Sanford C. Bernstein

90.84

11

Robertson Stephens

69.95

12

Lehman Brothers

57.28

13

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

45.99

14

SG Cowen

40.94

15

Banc of America

39.66

16

CIBC World Markets

35.30

17

Schroder (no longer in business)

34.92

18

Prudential

34.35

19

UBS Warburg

13.33

20

Fox-Pitt, Kelton

12.86

21

ISI Group

12.58

22

Dowling & Partners

10.41

23

ABN Amro

9.91

24

Chase H&Q

9.72

25

Dain Rauscher Wessels

7.75

26

Raymond James

7.23

27

Brown Brothers Harriman

6.81

28

Adams, Harkness & Hill

3.47

29

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray

2.87

30

Scott & Stringfellow

2.57

31

Lazard Freres

2.28

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