Stifel & KBW

Industry experience,
analysis, and actionable
Industry experience,
analysis, and
actionable ideas.


Stifel’s Equity Research Group is a recognized leader with a deep and broad spectrum of coverage.

Our award-winning analysts are thought leaders, many of whom have hands-on experience in their respective industries. They offer objective, in-depth analysis and timely, actionable research ideas on nearly 1,600 global stocks in 12 sectors.

Stifel/KBW combined to

in the 2018 Thomson
Reuters Analyst Awards.

Stifel currently ranks as the

  • Largest provider of U.S. equity research1
  • Largest provider of U.S. small cap research2
  • Largest provider of U.S. mid cap research3
  • Largest provider of global financial coverage
1Source: StarMine rankings as of 5/31/18. Overall coverage includes only companies with a rating and domiciled in the U.S. Does not include closed-end funds.
2Small cap includes market caps less than $1 billion.
3Mid cap includes market caps between $1 billion and $5 billion.
Figures and award rankings include Stifel affiliate Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) and other firms acquired by Stifel Financial Corp.
About the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards: Based on StarMine methodology, the Thomson Reuters 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 2018 stock picking awards for the United States are based on the 2017 calendar-year performance of recommendations. The 2018 awards for estimating accuracy are based on quarterly periods that reported between April 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018. Only analyst performance on companies that are based in the United States is included in the awards calculations. Ranking is among 167, 161, and 152 eligible firms for 2016, 2017, and 2018, respectively.

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards:

Ranked No.


Overall in 2016 and 2017

Ranked in the top


For three consecutive years

Ranked in the top


For 12 consecutive years

Ranked No.


Overall in total awards since 2014