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Nationally Renowned Analyst to Present Free, Public Talk at UE

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013

Hilliard Lyons’ John Roberts, who has been named one of the nation’s leading analysts by The Wall Street Journal and Forbes, will speak at 4 p.m. Monday, January 28 in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170) in the University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. His presentation, “Life as an Analyst and 2013 Market Outlook,” is free and open to the public.

Roberts is senior vice president and director of research for Hilliard Lyons, one of the nation’s oldest investment firms. Roberts oversees a research team of 15 investment and research analysts and support staff. Hilliard Lyons’ research department analysts have been recognized numerous times at the national level by The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street,” and over the survey’s 20-year history, six research analysts have been placed in the top five among their respective industry groups a total of 17 times.

Roberts has been ranked as the top REIT analyst by The Wall Street Journal and has been rated as a top 10 equity analyst by Forbes.com. Before joining Hilliard Lyons in 1997, John served as vice president, director of research and chief financial officer at First Honolulu Securities. He has also been a mergers and acquisitions analyst at Mills Dowling, a senior securities analyst at 13D Research, and a senior securities analyst in the REIT group at Stifel Nicolaus.

Roberts holds an MBA in finance and operations management from Syracuse University and a BS in business economics from Fordham University.

For more information, please contact UE’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration at 812-488-2851.

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