PHILADELPHIA – Janney Montgomery Scott, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, is pleased to announce that Michael Gaugler, Senior Analyst and Managing Director, Utilities & Infrastructure, has received three prestigious 2020 StarMine Analyst Awards from Refinitiv.

Michael was recognized in the following categories:

Top Earnings Estimators

  • No.1 in Water Utilities

Top Stock Pickers

  • No. 1 in Gas Utilities
  • No. 2 in Water Utilities

Michael is a Senior Analyst and the Managing Directory of Utilities & Infrastructure in Janney Montgomery Scott’s Equity Research Group. Michael has 17 years of sell side equity research experience. His previous experience in addition to Janney includes Brean Capital and Boenning & Scattergood. Before entering the equity research field, he worked in corporate M&A for Johnson & Johnson and Cantel Medical. Michael has consistently been a top ranked analyst throughout his career across three different sectors for both stock-picking and earnings estimates.

A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Michael is also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in the capacity of Crew Chief for the F-15 fighter aircraft. The StarMine Analyst Awards from Refinitiv are globally recognized as the gold standard in objective measurement of sell-side analyst performance. The awards recognize the world's top individual sell-side analysts and firms and they can also be used by buy-side firms to identify the leading analysts at sell-side firms. They measure the performance of sell-side analysts based on the returns of their buy and sell recommendation relative to industry benchmarks and the accuracy of their earnings estimates in 14 regions across the globe.

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