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John Staszak's specialty at Argus includes the gaming, lodging, and restaurant groups within the consumer discretionary sector. Mr. Staszak earned an MBA from the University of Texas and a BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. In the financial services industry, he has worked as an analyst and consultant for firms including Standard & Poor's, the Bank of New York, Harris Nesbitt Gerard, and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Staszak is a CFA charterholder. Forbes magazine named him as the second-best stock picker among restaurant analysts in 2006. He was also ranked the second-best analyst covering the restaurant sector by The Wall Street Journal in 2007, a year in which a Financial Times/StarMine survey also ranked him that same way. In 2008, the Journal again listed Mr. Staszak as an award winner, with a third-best designation among hotel industry analysts and a fifth-best designation among restaurant analysts.


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Playful Profits at Hasbro

We are initiating coverage of Hasbro (HAS) — the maker of toys and games, including digital games — with a BUY rating and a target price of $128 per share, notes John Staszak, analyst with the leadi…

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Dunkin' Brands: Sweet Opportunity?

Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) franchises restaurants under its Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brand names and has approximately 18,900 locations in 57 countries, notes analyst John Staszak o…

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Let Them Eat CAKE

Despite weakness in the casual-dining industry, we are maintaining our BUY rating on Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) and raising our target price by $3 to $72, asserts John Staszak, analyst with the leadi…

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