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Brian Yarbrough

Brian Yarbrough, CFA

Senior Analyst - Equity Research

Brian Yarbrough began his career with Edward Jones in 2007 as an analyst in the Research department following the consumer and industrial industries, specifically Canadian companies. He currently follows U.S. consumer companies and has 14 years’ experience as an analyst.

Prior to joining Edward Jones, Yarbrough served as an analyst following the retail industry for Flagstone Securities and Rockhouse Securities. He began his career at Kennedy Capital management Inc., where he spent six years as a research analyst following consumer companies.

Yarbrough earned his master’s of finance degree from Saint Louis University. Prior to graduate school, he attended University of Missouri–St. Louis, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance. In addition, Yarbrough holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of St. Louis.

Yarbrough has been quoted in Forbes, Bloomberg, Dow Jones Newswire, Associated Press, National Post, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Business News Network and The Canadian Press.

Sectors Covered

Consumer Discretionary

Consumer Staples

Companies Covered


Brooking Holdings Inc.

Canadian Tire


D.R. Horton Inc.

Dollar General
Dollerama Inc.


Gildan Activewear


Home Depot

Kontoor Brands


McDonald's Corp.

Nike Inc.

O'Reilly Automotive

Ross Stores

Starbucks Corp.

Tapestry Inc.


Tiffany & Co.

TJX Companies Inc.

Tractor Supply

Ulta Beauty

VF Corp


YUM China

YUM! Brands Inc.

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