August 9, 2018

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards 2018: Winners of U.S. Awards Announced

Goldman Sachs recognized as the top brokerage firm; Truls Olsen (Fearnley Securities) and Toshiya Hari (Goldman Sachs) take top individual awards for the second consecutive year

NEW YORK, August 9, 2018 Thomson Reuters announced the winners of the 2018 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards for the U.S. This is the thirteenth year that the awards have been presented to the top ranking stock analysts and brokerage firms across in the U.S.

The Awards, based on objective Thomson Reuters StarMine sell-side securities analysts’ ratings, measure the performance of analysts against the industry excess returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2018 awards recognise the sell-side securities analysts who have shown outstanding performance as either Stock Pickers during the 2017 calendar year, and/or Earnings Estimators during the fiscal quarter periods reported between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

Most Award-Winning Brokers

Rank   Broker
1 Goldman Sachs
2 Wells Fargo Securities
3 Citi Research

Overall Stock Picker

Rank Analyst Broker
1 Truls Olsen
Fearnley Securities

Overall Earnings Estimator

Rank  Analyst  Broker  
1 Toshiya Hari
Goldman Sachs

“The awards celebrate the skill of the analysts whose recommendations and estimates produced the best results for their clients,” said David Austin, Global Head of Analyst Performance Attribution. “We congratulate all of the analysts on providing educated research and yielding strong returns from their coverage.

Analysts are awarded prizes in three main categories: stock recommendation performance relative to specific industry benchmarks (“Stock Pickers”), accuracy in forecasting earnings as compared with peers (“Earnings Estimators”) and brokerage firms whose analysts win the most awards (“Most Award-Winning Brokers”).

About The Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards are globally recognized as the gold standard in objective measurement of sell-side analyst performance. The awards recognize the world's top individual sell-side analysts and firms, and are available to buy-side firms to identify the leading analysts at sell-side firms. The Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards, formerly Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards, measure the performance of sell-side analysts based on the returns of their buy and sell recommendations relative to industry benchmarks; and the accuracy of their earnings estimates in 14 regions across the globe.

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