In response to the interests of our clients, we have developed a special strength in researching regional stocks, and we analyze one of the largest selections of these companies in our market. Our recommendations are based on painstaking assessments of a company and its industry, a thorough understanding of regional and national trends, visits to the business, and meetings with the management team. We focus on the following eleven industry groups:
Davenport’s experienced team of research analysts believes that direct contact with management is essential for gauging a company’s long-term potential. In light of this, our research analysts visit companies regularly to inspect their facilities and meet with senior managers. The better we know a company, the more confident we are in recommending its stock.
While our research staff specializes in providing objective, timely research on over 130 local, regional, and sector-focused companies, our analysts are always anxious to identify and listen to sound investment ideas, regardless of the location of the company (View coverage list).
In addition to in-house research, Davenport uses several nationally recognized research firms to provide us with investment information for larger national and international companies.