The Stifel Equity Research Group is a recognized leader with a deep and broad spectrum of coverage. Our award-winning analysts are thought leaders, many with hands-on experience in their respective industries, offering objective, in-depth analysis and timely, actionable research ideas.


  • 66 analysts
  • 984 U.S. stocks
  • 11 industries, 67 sectors
  • 3rd largest provider of U.S. small cap
  • Top 10 provider of U.S. equity coverage in:
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Consumer & Retail
    • Diversified Industrials
    • Healthcare
    • Real Estate
    • Technology
    • Transportation & Logistics


StarMine Analyst Awards:

  • Ranked in the top 5 for the last 9 years
  • Ranked in the top 10 for the last 11 years
  • Ranked 4th overall in total awards since 2004
  • Ranked 5th in 2014

The Wall Street Journal Best on the Street:

  • Only firm ranked in the top 12 for the last 10 consecutive years
  • Ranked 4th in 2013
Coverage rankings are according to Thomson. Award rankings include Legg Mason Capital Markets, Ryan Beck, and Thomas Weisel Partners, which were acquired by Stifel.