In-depth analysis of stocks across the market-cap spectrum.

Our research analysts offer in-depth analysis of stocks across the market-cap spectrum, albeit with a particular focus on small- and midcap companies. We strive to identify best-of-breed companies that have promising long-term outlooks with attractive, sustainable earnings growth rates.

Recent Equity Research Insights

Brand Matters: Consumer Health and Wellness

We believe the consumer health and wellness market is attractive for industry participants and investors, whether those be venture capital seeding promising early-stage start-ups looking for proof of concept, private equity funding growth of midstage businesses looking to scale, and public market capital allocators looking to create value for shareholders.

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Snack to the Future

Snacking is becoming a more central feature of consumer eating habits and innovation is resulting in more healthful and functional options appealing to a wider range of consumers.

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Defining the Distribution Tech Landscape

When looking at the rapidly emerging distribution tech sector, P&C insurance analyst Adam Klauber notes that, “Shifts in the distribution value chain are the main theme to understand and to watch over time.”

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State of the Consumer Recovery

COVID-19 has had profound influences on the U.S. economy, institutions, and lives and livelihoods of consumers. William Blair's consumer equity research team anticipates the recovery in consumer spending to continue, albeit probably at a less steep pace in coming months and with likely volatility as coronavirus cases begin to rise again.

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