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Zacks Institutional Services
The Institutional Services division of Zacks Investment Research has been providing
clients timely market data and full text research reports, with added
flexibility and customization, since 1978. Serving as a "one stop shop"
for all fundamental and quantitative equity analysis needs, Zacks systems provide breakdowns of
financial data and research reports: while incorporating screening, backtesting
and portfolio analysis applications.
Our suite of products is designed to provide institutional investors with the tools they need to
optimize their equity research processes. From data feeds to equity models to
research software to Internet applications, every Zacks product has a payback
period measured in months - helping improve performance, save time and more
effectively allocate resources.
An Industry Leader
Zacks Investment Research is a Chicago based firm with over 24 years of experience in providing institutional
investors with the analytical tools and financial information necessary for the success of their investment processes.
Founded in 1978, Zacks began processing, organizing and evaluating research produced by US brokerage
firms. Today Zacks receives daily electronic data feeds and printed research
reports from over 185 brokerage firms, produced by more than 3,200 analysts amounting to over 500,000 pages of
brokerage research. In addition, ZIR provides technical & fundamental data
on over 8000 publicly traded equities
Zacks' early contribution to investment analysis was the discovery that earnings per share
estimate revisions are the most powerful force affecting stock prices, which
gave birth to the Zacks Indicator. This, along with being the first to
calculate consensus EPS estimates of quarterly earnings (1981), and to create
the concept of EPS surprises, as well as the first to analyze price response to
EPS surprises placed Zacks among the top innovating pioneers in the industry.
Renown for its' comprehensive product line, expertise, flexibility, and personal service,
Zacks is the vendor of choice for firms servicing institutional investors. As
we approach our 25th anniversary we look forward to another quarter century as
an innovative, established industry benchmark.
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