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Analysts Extend History of Award-Winning Research

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DADavidson–Brent Thielman and Linda Bolton Weiser, senior institutional research analysts with D.A. Davidson & Co., have earned positions among the nation’s top equity analysts for their sectors in 2019 StarMine rankings. Thielman has been named the nation’s No. 1 earnings estimator in the construction materials category and Bolton Weiser has been named No. 2 stock picker for the personal products sector.

“These awards represent the dedication that both Brent and Linda apply to their analysis, and the expertise and intelligence that is the trademark of their work every day,” said Gil Luria, Head of Institutional Research for D.A. Davidson. “We appreciate their strong roles within a team committed to providing our clients with high-quality, meticulously researched information.”

Thielman and Bolton Weiser are among D.A. Davidson equity analysts who together provide institutional research coverage for approximately 375 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 StarMine analyst awards from Refinitiv objectively measure the performance of analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates. Only analyst performance for research on companies based in the United States is included in the awards calculations.

D.A. Davidson’s institutional research analyst are part of its Equity Capital Markets group, which provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research team offers award-winning research and is supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,400 employees and offices in 25 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services; and Wells Nelson, a fixed income firm offering public finance and fixed income sales and trading services.

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