LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Riley & Co., LLC, (B. Riley) www.brileyco.com, a leading independent investment bank announced that three of its analysts earned #1 and #2 rankings in the 2013 StarMine Analyst Awards just published in conjunction with the Financial Times.
Senior Research Analyst Linda Bolton Weiser ranked #1 in the Earnings Estimate Category for the Household Products Industry.
Senior Research Analyst Eric Wold ranked #2 in the Earnings Estimate Category for the Media Industry.
Senior Research Analyst Jeff Van Sinderen ranked #2 in the Stock Picking Category for the Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods Industry.
In addition to these 2013 StarMine rankings, Ms. Weiser and Messrs. Van Sinderen and Wold also have earned multiple-year top rankings in the Wall Street Journal Best on the Street Analyst Awards.
"We congratulate Linda, Eric and Jeff for this prestigious recognition," said Ian Corydon, B. Riley Co-Director of Research. "They've outperformed peers by staying focused on fundamentals and delivering compelling investment ideas to our institutional clients."
"B. Riley always has placed a high priority on offering actionable research," said Craig A. Ellis, Co-Director of Research. "A majority of our senior research analysts have been awarded top rankings by StarMine, The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street, Institutional Investor, Forbes' Annual Blue Chip, and Zacks Profit from the Pros."
For a listing of B. Riley's Analyst Award Rankings, please click here.
StarMine measures the performance of analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. The 2013 stock picking awards for the United States are based on the 2012 calendar-year performance of recommendations. The 2013 awards for estimating accuracy are based on quarterly periods that reported between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013. Only analyst performance on companies that are based in the U.S. is included in the awards calculations. Complete information on the awards can be found on http://excellence.thomsonreuters.com/award/starmine.
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B. Riley & Co. is a leading independent investment bank which provides a full array of corporate finance, research, sales, trading and otcqx dad services to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients. Investment banking services include merger and acquisitions advisory to public and private middle market companies, initial and secondary public offerings and institutional private placements. Its Corporate Governance Advisory Services Group is engaged by both companies and investors to help maximize value for shareholders. The firm is recognized for its distinguished Equity Research. Founded in 1997, B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles and maintains offices in Newport Beach, San Francisco, Boston and New York. It is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com
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