BTIG Financials Analyst Mark Palmer Recognized as Top Insurance Stock Picker by 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards

New York – July 20, 2017 – BTIG, LLC announced today that Mark Palmer, BTIG Financials Analyst, was recognized as the Top Insurance Stock Picker by the 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards.

The Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards recognize analysts based on the returns of their stock recommendations relative to industry benchmarks. “We are honored that Mark has been recognized for his work,” said Karen Blando, Director of Research at BTIG. “His analysis demonstrates his commitment to delivering valuable insights across a diverse coverage universe of established names and emerging, industry disruptors. We are very proud of Mark’s achievements.”

Mr. Palmer provides comprehensive coverage of nearly 30 companies across the financials sector, including municipal bond, private mortgage and life insurers. In addition to the Thomson Reuters award, he was recently recognized as No. 3 among the Top 10 Wall Street Analysts of 2016 by TipRanks, a leading analyst ranking service. TipRanks rates analysts based upon their average return per recommendation and the success rate of ratings that generate a positive return.

BTIG’s Research and Strategy Group provides technical strategy and differentiated fundamental research across the consumer, financials, healthcare, REIT and TMT sectors. Through a diverse team of analysts, BTIG generates research on more than 250 companies under coverage. To access their insights, visit


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