ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Raymond James Equity Research department received 15 awards in the 2015 StarMine Analyst Awards, ranking the firm third among all brokers in cumulative StarMine awards for the U.S. over the past three and five years.
The recognized analysts and their categories are:
• Budd Bugatch, Commercial Services and Supplies
• Sam Darkatsh, Trading Companies and Distributors
• Frank Louthan, Diversified Telecom Services
• Patrick O'Shaughnessy, Diversified Financial Services
• Ric Prentiss, Wireless Telecom Services
• Brian Alexander, Electronic Equipment and Instruments
• Buck Horne and Paul Puryear, Household Durables
• Darren Horowitz, Gas Utilities
• Nick Jansen, Health Care Equipment and Supplies and Health Care Technology
• Patrick O’Shaughnessy, Diversified Financial Services
• Dan Wewer, Specialty Retail
“Our entire Equity Research team works tirelessly to gather and share deep industry knowledge with our clients,” said Bob Anastasi, director of Equity Research. “Our ongoing recognition from this respected organization is further confirmation that our analysts are among the best in the business. Our long-term performance in The StarMine Analyst Awards demonstrates the expertise and talent behind our research.”
A division of Thomson Reuters, the StarMine Awards measure the performance of brokers in two ways: by the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. A detailed listing of methodology can be found on the Awards’ website. Included in Raymond James’ 15 total awards are three earned by former analysts for work performed while at Raymond James.
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