Research Analyst Wins Industry Award

(MEMPHIS, TN / June 16, 2017) – Wunderlich is pleased to announce that senior research analyst Craig Kucera was named among the industry’s top performing equity analysts in the 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards. Kucera was ranked the #3 Stock Picker in the Equity REITs category. The Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards recognize the world's top individual sell-side analysts and are considered the gold standard in objective measurement of sell-side analyst performance.

“We congratulate Craig on this well-deserved recognition for his superior performance over the last year,” said CEO Gary Wunderlich. “He is but one example of the hard work, insightful analysis and dedication our clients have come to expect, and value, from our entire research team.”

This marks the third time that Kucera has been honored by Thomson Reuters for his stock picking skills. In previous years, he received a “Best on the Street” award from the Wall Street Journal for stock recommendations and a “Best Brokerage Analysts” award from Forbes for earnings accuracy. In addition to being an award-winning analyst, Kucera has also served as an investment banker and financial analyst during his 18-year career in financial services.

Led by Research Director Art Hogan, the firm’s Equity Research team includes 11 analysts covering more than 250 companies focused in five key industries: Consumer; Diversified Industrials; Energy; Financials; and, Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

About the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards: The 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. More information on the methodology can be found at:

About Wunderlich Securities
Established in 1996, Wunderlich provides individuals, corporations and institutional clients with wealth management, equity research and investment banking, and fixed income sales and trading. Wunderlich, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, has more than 25 offices in 17 states and 450 associated professionals.

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