Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Analysts Recognized in Several Prestigious 2010 Surveys

Jun 22, 2010, 13:33 ET from Brean Murray, Carret & Co.

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Brean Murray, Carret & Co. (BMC), a research-driven investment bank and asset management firm, announced today that five analysts in its equity research department have been recognized in several prestigious surveys ranking performance, including Forbes' "The Best Brokerage Analysts," The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street," and the 2010 Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards.

"These awards validate the continued strides we have been making towards building a world class equity research department," stated David A. Dunn, Head of Capital Markets for Brean Murray, Carret & Co.

Among the winners was retail analyst Eric Beder, who ranked within the top five in all three of the recent surveys, including first in the Financial Times StarMine survey, second in the Forbes survey, and third in the Wall Street Journal survey. In addition, Michael Gaugler and Daniel Fidell both ranked in the Forbes and FT/StarMine surveys.

The Forbes survey identifies the top analysts for buy, sell and hold advice along with earnings forecast accuracy, demonstrating a longer-term thought process. The three BMC analysts recognized include:

  • Eric Beder, ranked second in Apparel
  • Daniel Fidell, ranked third in Utility-Gas Distribution
  • Michael Gaugler, ranked fifth in Utility-Electric & Water

The Financial Times and StarMine survey recognizes analysts who have turned in exemplary performances as stock pickers or earnings estimators during 2009. This year the following BMC analysts were chosen:

  • Eric Beder, ranked number one stock picker, Textiles/Apparel
  • Michael Gaugler, ranked number one earnings estimator, Water Utilities
  • Andrey Glukhov, ranked number one earnings estimator, Asia Software & IT Services Industry
  • Daniel Fidell, ranked number three earnings estimator, Gas Utilities

Additionally, The Wall Street Journal recently published its annual "Best on the Street" survey naming two BMC analysts, including:

  • Eric Beder, ranked third in Clothing & Accessories
  • Ryan L. Worst, ranked third in Hotels & Casinos


Brean Murray, Carret & Co. is a research-driven investment bank and asset management firm, dedicated to Small and Midcap growth companies and their investors.  BMC focuses on delivering high quality investment ideas and investment banking services to institutional and corporate clients in the following 5 verticals: Consumer Products and Retailing, Healthcare, Natural Resources, Technology and private/publicly traded Chinese Companies.  Services include equity research, investment banking, institutional sales and trading, and asset management.

Headquartered in New York City, the company also maintains offices in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Beijing, China. In addition, the company is well known for its sector specific investment conferences. For more information on the company, please visit

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