D.A. Davidson & Co. Equity Analysts Earn Top Awards from StarMine/Refinitiv

September 16, 2020

Top Analysts Extend Firm’s Lengthy History of Award-Winning Research

Three senior institutional research analysts with D.A. Davidson & Co. have earned positions among the top equity analysts in the United States in the 2020 StarMine rankings. Matt Summerville, Brent Thielman and Tom White have earned first, second and third place awards, respectively, for their work in their sectors.

  • Summerville earned a No. 1 ranking among U.S. analysts for top earnings estimates in the machinery sector.
  • Thielman earned two separate No. 2 rankings among U.S. analysts: one as a top earnings estimator and another as a top stock picker in the construction and engineering sector.
  • White earned a No. 3 ranking among top U.S. earnings estimators for his work in the interactive media and services sector.

“These awards represent national recognition of the thoughtfulness, rigor and discipline that these analysts apply to every equity within their coverage,” said Gil Luria, Head of Institutional Research for D.A. Davidson. “We appreciate their astute perspectives on behalf of our clients, who rely upon our team for honest, high-quality and meticulously researched information.”

Summerville, Thielman and White are among D.A. Davidson equity analysts who together provide institutional research coverage for approximately (400) publicly traded companies. D.A. Davidson offers its award-winning research to investors and institutional clients across North America, with a focus on several core sectors.

The StarMine analyst awards from Refinitiv objectively measure the performance of analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. Only analyst performance for research on companies based in the United States is included in the awards calculations.

D.A. Davidson’s institutional analysts are part of its Equity Capital Markets group, which provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research 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 1,400 employees and offices in 26 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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