Accolades

We work everyday to be recognized as Canada's premier independent investment firm. We are dedicated to client satisfaction, award-winning equity research, strong asset management performance, long-term corporate stability, and a unique culture of independence that is focused on the success of our clients.

Recent Achievements

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers - In November, Raymond James was named as one of Canada's Top 100 employers for 2016. To stand out in the industry, our firm focuses on being client-centric, creating a diverse workplace and supporting the career development and community involvement of employees. Our firm is also focused on becoming an environmentally responsible corporate citizen by committing managing our offices sustainably and offering clients secure, paperless communications and statements.
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  • Raymond James Cares Month - In May 2015, Raymond James colleagues across Canada volunteered 1,349 hours within their communities on behalf of 13 branches and donated more than 650 lbs. of food—beating all records from last year. Over 60 organizations benefitted from the efforts of Raymond James volunteers.
  • StarMine Top Analyst Awards - In 2015, the StarMine Top Analysts Awards bestowed two awards on our Equity Research team for their stock picking acumen. #1 as an Earnings Estimator in Energy Equipment and Services and #3 Top Stock Picker in the Metals & Mining sector.
  • 2014
    • In 2014, the Starmine Top Analysts Awards bestowed three awards on our Equity Research team for their stock picking acumen. #1 as an Earnings Estimator in Energy Equipment and Services, #3 as an Earnings Estimator in the Diversified Industrials sector and #3 as an Earnings Estimator in the Paper and Forest Products sector.**
    • In June 2014, three Raymond James-affiliated advisors were named to Barron’s "Top 100 Women Advisors" list.
    • During May 2014 in support of Raymond James Month, Raymond James colleagues in 8 branches volunteered over 900 hours within their communities. Over 30 organizations benefitted from the efforts of Raymond James volunteers, and more than 500 lbs of food were donated to Canadian Food Banks.
    • In February 2014, Fortune magazine named Raymond James Financial among the most admired securities company in the world.
  • 2013
    • In summer 2013, the Royal Ontario Museum nominated Raymond James Ltd. for The Globe and Mail Business for the Arts Partnership Awards – Most Innovative Marketing Sponsorship for support of the “Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana” exhibition.
    • In 2013, StarMine Top Analyst Awards bestowed four awards on our Canadian analyst team, for their stock-picking and earnings estimating acumen, ranking: #1 as Stock Picker in the IT Equipment sector, and #1 as Earnings Estimator in Energy Equipment & Services, #2 as stock picker in Energy Equipment & Services, plus #3 Overall as Earnings Estimator.*
  • 2012
    • Raymond James Ltd. ranked “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms” in Canada in 2012 in the J.D. Power and Associates Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM , and has been ranked in the top three for the past five years.
    • In the 2012 Brendan Wood survey, Raymond James Sales, Trading, & Equity Research all ranked in the top 10.
    • In 2012, Raymond James Equity Research won 3 Top Gun Awards, including #1 Industrial Products analyst for the 4th year in a row, #1 Pulp, Paper & Forest Products analyst for the 2nd year in a row, and #2 Oil & Gas Equipment & Services analyst.
    • 2012 StarMine awards include: #1 Energy Equipment & Services Stock Picker for 2nd year, and #1 Paper & Forest Stock Picker for the 3rd year.
    • Raymond James Ltd., has ranked "Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms" in Canada in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM.
    • In the 2012 Brendan Wood survey, Raymond James Sales, Trading, & Equity Research all ranked in the top 10.
    • In 2012, Raymond James Equity Research won 3 Top Gun Awards, including #1 Industrial Products analyst for the 4th year in a row, #1 Pulp, Paper & Forest Products analyst for the 2nd year in a row, and #2 Oil & Gas Equipment & Services analyst.
    • 2012 StarMine awards include: #1 Energy Equipment & Services Stock Picker for second year; and #1 Paper & Forest Stock Picker, for the third year.
  • 2011
    • The 2011 StarMine Top Analyst Awards bestowed six awards on the Raymond James Equity Research team for their stock-picking acumen.
    • Raymond James Equity Research team placed 7th overall and 2nd among independent brokers in the 2011 Brendan Wood survey.
    • In June 2011, the Canadian Raymond James Equity Research team continued to distinguish itself for its top quality research and analysis, reflected by the StarMine Top Analyst Awards honouring 6 of our analysts for their stock-picking acumen.
    • June 2011 - Raymond James Financial Services ranked No. 3 with $1 billion in revenue among the Top 50 Independent Broker-Dealers. The top five firms posted growth rates ranging from 10% to 23%. Financial Planning, the monthly magazine and website serving independent financial advisors across the United States, today announced its 26th annual FP50 ranking of the nation's largest independent broker-dealers by revenue.
    • June 2011 - Raymond James Ltd. has recently been included in Business in Vancouver's Private Top 100 Companies in B.C..
    • Raymond James Financial has been ranked among the world's most admired companies, according to a survey published in the March 21st 2011 edition of Fortune magazine. In a global survey that included companies in 32 countries, Raymond James is on the final list of 350 firms. The company ranked fourth among nine securities industry firms. Attributes judged included quality of management, social responsibility, quality of products or services, and financial soundness.
    • In February 2011, the Canadian team of equity research analysts powered the First Trust Raymond James Canadian Focus Picks Fund into the top spot as best in its class for one-year performance in the Lipper Fund Awards 2011 sponsored by Thomson Reuters.
  • 2010
    • In June 2010, Raymond James Ltd. has ranked "Highest in Investor Satisfaction among Canadian Investment Dealers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM. Raymond James garnered a final tally of 759, based on a 1,000 point scale, a 12 point improvement over last year's rating of 747.
    • In June 2010, the Canadian Raymond James Equity Research team continued to distinguish itself for its top quality research and analysis, reflected by the StarMine Top Analyst Awards honouring five of our analysts for their stock-picking acumen.

**The 2014 StarMine Analyst Awards for Canada are based on the 2013 calendar year for stock picking, and on the fiscal period that reported between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014 for earnings estimating.


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