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John Staszak

Securities Analyst: Consumer Discretionary & Consumer Staples

Argus Research Corporation

About

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.


Content from John Staszak

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Dollars, Dining and Darden
09/21/2018 5:00 am EST

Darden Restaurants (DRI), based in Orlando, is a leading U.S. restaurant operator, earning a buy rat...

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Nike: Still Running Strong
04/18/2018 5:00 am EST

We are maintaining our buy rating and $75 price target on Nike Inc. (NKE). The firm's strong brand a...