Equity Research Group
A recognized leader with a deep and broad spectrum of coverage.
Stifel’s Equity Research Group is comprised of award-winning analysts, many with significant hands-on experience in their respective industries. We offer objective, in-depth analysis and timely, actionable research ideas on more than 2,000 stocks across multiple sectors and geographies.
We are focused on producing proprietary and differentiated research, based on deep industry knowledge, access to unique proprietary events, management interviews, company site visits, channel checks, and insightful surveys and questioning of customers and key opinion leaders.
Combined with KBW, Stifel operates the second largest U.S. equity research platform and is the largest provider of global small-cap coverage.1Stifel Research Login KBW Research Login
Award Winning Global Research¹
Stifel’s researchers cover the economic forces taking shape around the world.
Leading provider of U.S. equity research, including extensive mid and small-cap coverage. We have market-leading positions in virtually all sectors led by analysts with deep investment and industry expertise.
Our European research is sector-focused but primarily serving specific geographical end markets, with an emphasis on German, Swiss, French and Italian Companies.
Stifel’s UK equity research analysts are recognized leaders in providing in-depth investment analysis and recommendations on small and mid-cap stock across 11 sectors.
Industry-leading research via Stifel GMP/Stifel FirstEnergy and ranked #1 provider of Canadian small-cap research.
Awards & Recognitions
Industry recognition for our analysts' outstanding work.
Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards
Stifel has ranked in the top 10 for 14 consecutive years, highlighting our analysts’ earnings estimate accuracy and stock picking ability.
1Source: StarMine rankings as of 1/31/21. Overall coverage includes only companies with a rating and domiciled in the U.S. Does not include closed-end funds. Small cap includes market caps less than $1 billion. Figures and award rankings include Stifel affiliate Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) and other firms acquired by Stifel Financial Corp.
About the Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards: Based on StarMine methodology, the Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards objectively measure the performance of analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2020 stock picking awards are based on the 2019 calendar-year performance of recommendations. The 2020 awards for estimating performance are scored on the fiscal period that reported between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020. Only analyst performance on companies that are based in the U.S. is included in the awards calculations. 1,761 analysts from 156 firms qualified for this year’s awards.