Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm founded in 1890.  Our philosophy on investing is grounded on a more than 125-year-old tradition of trust, understanding, and solid, studied advice.  The company is a registered investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Our parent company, Stifel Financial Corp., went public in 1983 and has traded on the NYSE since 1987 (symbol: “SF”).

  • More than 400 offices across the nation
  • Seventh largest full-service investment firm in the country in terms of number of financial advisors, with approximately 2,200
  • More than 7,500 associates
  • $270 billion in client assets under management as of December 31, 2018
  • $3 billion of revenue in 2018 and $24 billion in total assets
  • Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri

Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the StarMine Analyst Awards from Refinitiv for 13 consecutive years (includes Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., and other firms acquired by Stifel).  Stifel & KBW combined to win 14 awards in 2019.

Figures include Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. and other firms acquires by Stifel.  Stifel/KBW ranked sixth among 151 qualifying U.S. firms.  For more information about the awards, see www.stifel.com/research


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