Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. announces its Equity Research Group finished No. 1 in stock picking and in earnings estimate accuracy out of 264 firms in StarMine's 2008 domestic rankings.
In compiling these rankings, StarMine employs the same methodology used in its annual Best Brokerage Analysts Survey, released in conjunction with the Financial Times. In the most recent FT/StarMine survey, issued in May 2008, Stifel research analysts won a total of 14 awards, ranking the firm eighth among more than 235 firms.
Founded in 1890, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. is the principal subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis. Stifel Nicolaus is a full-service retail, and institutional brokerage and investment banking firm with 203 offices in 36 states, District of Columbia and three European offices through Stifel Nicolaus Limited. To learn more about Stifel, log on to www.stifel.com.
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