MRO Magazine

D.A. Davidson & Co. Equity Analyst Steve Chercover Named Top Earnings Estimator in Sector by Thomson Reuters/StarMine


June 7, 2016
By Business Wire News

PORTLAND, Ore.

Steve Chercover, senior research analyst with D.A. Davidson & Co. in Lake Oswego, has been named the nation’s No. 1 earnings estimator for his sector by Thomson Reuters.

“Steve earning this prestigious award is representative of his strong dedication to his analysis, and the expertise and intelligence that he applies in his work every day,” said John Rogers, head of institutional equity research for D.A. Davidson. “We appreciate his commitment to providing our clients with high-quality, industry-focused research.”

Chercover joined D.A. Davidson in 2000 and, since then, has received 16 national awards for earnings estimating and stock picking. His research is focused on forest and paper products, including containers, packaging and timber REITs.

Chercover is one of 17 D.A. Davidson equity analysts who together provide institutional research coverage for roughly 300 publicly traded companies. D.A. Davidson offers its award-winning research to investors and institutional clients across North America, with a focus on several core sectors.

The award from StarMine, a Thomson Reuters company, objectively measures the performance of analysts based on the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2016 awards for earnings estimates are based on the period between April 2015 and March 2016. Each analyst’s earnings forecasts are measured for accuracy, and analysts are compared amongst their peers.

About D.A. Davidson & Co.

D.A. Davidson is the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, with operations nationwide. The firm’s Equity Capital Markets Group provides services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services.

D.A. Davidson is one of four firms that comprise D.A. Davidson Companies, an employee-owned financial services company. D.A. Davidson Companies is responsible for almost $42 billion in client assets under management and administration.

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