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John Staszak

Securities Analyst: Consumer Discretionary & Consumer Staples

Argus Research Corporation


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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Nike: A Step up in Performance
10/08/2019 5:00 am EST

The strong brand and product pipeline at Nike (NKE) have enabled it to raise prices and increase sal...

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It's Time to Dip into Dunkin'
08/21/2019 5:00 am EST

Dunkin’ Brands Group (DNKN) is among the top franchisors of quick-service restaurants serving ...

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PepsiCo: Soda and Snacks
07/26/2019 5:00 am EST

PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) is a well-managed company with a valuable brand portfolio; the company continues ...