With more than 90 research analysts and associates in the United States, Raymond James fields one of the largest research organizations in the brokerage industry and serves institutional investors domestically and abroad. Insightful, timely and comprehensive equity research lays the foundation for Raymond James’ Capital Markets activities. We publish research on more than 1,400 companies in our core industries. We seek attractive niches within broader industries and then cover these sectors deeply to develop differentiated sector expertise and relationships. Although our focus is middle- and small-capitalization companies, our “go deep” philosophy typically results in coverage of large, medium and small companies across the sector.
Our equity research is widely acclaimed, and our global coverage universe continues to expand. Recently, six Raymond James analysts were honored in The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey,1 with the firm achieving a seventh-place tie ranking among all brokerage firms. Moreover, 12 analysts were included in the Forbes “Blue Chip Analyst” survey, placing Raymond James fifth overall among participating brokerage firms. Several Raymond James analysts were also recognized in the Financial Times Starmine survey, with the firm ranking seventh out of 22 brokerage firms. In addition, Greenwich Associates has named Raymond James Equity Research the second most important research source for small- and mid-cap fund managers in three of the past four years.
All told, our international subsidiaries and affiliates employ 40 analysts covering more than 400 companies domiciled outside the United States.
Our fundamental research is further supplemented by Raymond James’ industry-leading experts, including Senior Economist Scott Brown and Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Saut. Learn more about our Equity Research.
1The Wall Street Journal does not endorse, sponsor or approve the investment programs of Raymond James. Calculations for the 2009 Forbes “Blue Chip Analyst” survey were performed by Zacks Investment Research. Zacks ranked the analysts on their stock-picking skills and earnings estimation accuracy over a three-year period. Further information on these awards is available on Forbes.com. StarMine, a Thomson Reuters company, objectively measures the performance of analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2009 awards are based on the 2008 calendar-year performance of recommendations and estimates on companies that are based in the United States, Europe and Asia. Questions about data collection and the survey’s methodology and calculations should be directed to email@example.com. Past performance is not indicative of future results.