Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is a full-service securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, and investment advisory firm founded in 1890.  The company is a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  

Stifel is home to one of the industry's largest U.S. equity research platform. 

Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards for 11 consecutive years (includes Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., and other firms acquired by Stifel). Stifel & KBW combined for a No. 1 ranking in both 2016 and 2017.*

Our parent company, Stifel Financial Corp., has been publicly traded on the NYSE since 1983 (symbol – “SF”).

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  • More than 390 offices across the nation
  • Seventh largest full-service investment firm in the country in terms of number of financial advisors, with more than 2,300
  • Approximately 7,300 associates
  • More than $230 billion in client assets under management as if December 31, 2017
  • $2.9 billion of revenue in 2017 and $21.4 billion in total assets
  • Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Website:  www.stifel.com








Figures include Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. and other firms acquired by Stifel. Stifel/KBW tied for first among 167 qualifying U.S. firms in 2016 and was No. 1 among 161 qualifying U.S. firms in 2017. For more information about the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards, see www.stifel.com/research.