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.


  • 63 U.S. analysts; 22 international analysts

  • 1,033 U.S. stocks under coverage; 159 international stocks under coverage

  • 11 industries, 82 sectors covered in the U.S.;
    9 industries and 20 sectors covered internationally

  • Rankings

    Top 10 provider of U.S. equity coverage in:
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Internet & Media
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Transportation

  • Awards

    Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards:

  • Ranked in the top 10 for the last 12 years
  • Ranked 5th overall in total awards since 2004

  • Coverage rankings are according to Thomson Reuters. Award rankings include Stifel affiliate Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) and other firms acquired by Stifel Financial Corp.

    About the Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards StarMine, a leading provider of objective ratings of sell-side securities analysts, measures the performance of analysts based on the industry excess returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2015 StarMine Analyst Awards recognize sell-side analysts who have shown outstanding performance as earnings estimators from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015, or stock pickers during calendar year 2014. In determining the winners, StarMine identified the top three earnings estimators and stock pickers in 64 industries, as well as the top ten earnings estimators and stock pickers overall among 167 qualifying U.S. firms.