Apparel and Retail Analyst John Morris Joins D.A. Davidson, Strengthening Consumer Coverage

September 17, 2018

Firm continues deepening expertise with award-winning senior analyst

D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that John D. Morris has joined the firm’s award-winning institutional equity research team in New York to provide analysis of apparel and footwear brands and retailers.

“John is a leading analyst whose 20 years of experience and superior insights are a strong addition to our coverage within the important consumer space. He joins a team of three senior analysts focused on consumer coverage in health and beauty, active lifestyle and e-commerce,” said Gil Luria, Director of Institutional Research. “John is known for his ability to combine a data-driven analytical approach with a deep familiarity of his covered companies and we are delighted to welcome him to our growing team.”

Morris joins D.A. Davidson after work at BMO Capital Markets in New York and Wachovia Securities. He has earned placement on the prestigious list of “Best on the Street” analysts published by The Wall Street Journal. Additionally, he has been a frequent commentator with national media, including CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business. Morris earned an MBA from Dartmouth College and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.

D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and analysis of more than 340 publicly traded companies, and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research team is supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,350 employees and offices in 25 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.

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