NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced that equity research analysts Youssef Squali and Naved Khan were named in the top 1 percentile of TipRanks' annual rankings of research analysts on Wall Street.
Mr. Squali, Global Head of Internet and Media Equity Research and Mr. Khan, Senior Vice President, Internet and Media Equity Research were recognized out of a total of 3,697 analysts measured via TipRank's Financial Accountability Engine™ and algorithmic analysis to rank the Top 25 analysts across each sector. Rankings are based on the accuracy of analysts' stock calls and earnings estimates for the past year. Mr. Squali was ranked number 5 in the Technology sector; Mr. Khan was ranked number 6 in the Services sector.
Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., commented on today's announcement: "Cantor Fitzgerald places high priority in providing our clients with the highest quality market research and investment analysis across all industry sectors and for all asset classes. We are pleased that Youssef and Naved have been recognized for their stellar equity research performance. We believe these rankings underscore our strong position as a leader in Internet, Media and Technology and Services research and are indicative of our research team's commitment overall to superior market analysis and client service."
Mr. Squali was ranked as the No. 2 Analyst across all industries in last year's TipRanks rankings. He was also ranked in The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street 2011," and was awarded the StarMine All-Star Analyst Award in 2009 by The Financial Times.
Mr. Khan was ranked as the #4 Analyst by Bloomberg on travel stocks based on relative stock performance in 2014, and #3 in 2013.
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