Awards & Recognition

Channel Trend is internationally recognized for excellence.

During the first decade of the new Millennium, Channel Trend was chosen as an independent research provider to many of the nation’s largest investment banks, pursuant to careful vetting by independent consultants approved by the SEC under the Global Analyst Research Settlement. (See

Channel Trend has won Jaywalk Independent Research Provider Awards from ConvergEx Group in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Channel Trend has been ranked among the best quantitative stock research firms in the world by major media publications such as:

Kiplinger’s Ranks the Best
Who Picks the Best Stocks, By David Landis, April 2006
The 20 firms listed below are ranked in order of the performance of their buy and sell recommendations over the past two years to February 1, as measured by Investars, Inc. Only those firms whose research is available to investors were measured.

1. Ford Equity Research
2. Weiss Ratings
3. Wachovia Securities
4. Raymond James
5. Columbine Capitals
6. Channel Trend
7. Citigroup (Smith Barney)
8. Credit Suisse
9. Argus Research
10. Bank of America
11. Goldman Sachs
12. Merrill Lynch
13. Prudential Equity Group
14. Morgan Stanley
15. Thomas White/Global Capital
16. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
17. Lehman Brothers
18. Legg Mason
19. Rochdale
20. Standard & Poor’s