Three D.A. Davidson & Co. Equity Analysts Earn No. 1 Rankings for Stock Picking by Thomson Reuters/StarMine

Latest Honors Continue Brokerage Firm’s Tradition of Award-Winning Excellence

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--Thomson Reuters has named three D.A. Davidson & Co. senior equity research analysts among the nation’s No. 1 stock pickers for their respective sectors.

D.A. Davidson’s winning analysts include:

  • Steven Chercover, ranked No. 1 for stock picking in the containers and packaging sector;
  • Arren Cyganovich, ranked No. 1 for stock picking in the consumer finance sector; and
  • James Lykins, ranked No. 1 for stock picking in equity real estate investment trusts (REITs).

“We’re pleased, and not surprised, to see these three analysts ranked so highly for their research. These rankings are representative of the dedication, expertise and intelligence with which Arren, Steve and Jim work every day,” said Gil Luria, head of institutional equity research for D.A. Davidson. “We appreciate their exceptional commitment to providing our clients with high quality, industry-focused research.”

Thomson Reuters announced the rankings today. Formerly known as the StarMine Awards, the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards are based on StarMine’s methodology and data. StarMine objectively measures the analyst performance based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates from the 2016 calendar year.

Chercover, Cyganovich and Lykins are members of a team of experienced equity analysts at D.A. Davidson who offer institutional research coverage to investors and institutional clients for about 300 publicly traded companies in several core sectors. The Thomson Reuters awards represent the latest in a long tradition of top U.S. rankings for the firm’s analysts.

D.A. Davidson & Co.’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research team offers award-winning research and is supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has more than 1,300 employees and offices in 23 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.

For more information, visit or Twitter: @DADavidsonCo.


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Release Summary

Three D.A. Davidson & Co. equity analysts have been named to Thomson Reuters' list of the nation's No. 1 stock pickers for their respective sectors.


D.A. Davidson
Jacquie Burchard, 406-791-7465