Leigh Drogen

About the Author Leigh Drogen

Leigh Drogen is the Founder and CEO of Estimize. Estimize is an open financial estimates platform which facilitates the aggregation of fundamental estimates from independent, buy-side, and sell-side analysts, along with those of industry experts, private investors and students. By sourcing estimates from a diverse community of individuals, Estimize provides both a more accurate and more representative view of expectations compared to sell side only data. Leigh started his career as a quant trader at Geller Capital, a White Plains, NY based fund where he ran strategies that looked at earnings acceleration and analyst estimate revision models, as well as price momentum and several sentiment indicators. Leigh later went on to be the founder of Surfview Capital, a New York based asset management firm that used many of the same strategies as Geller Capital, with a focus on higher beta names on an intermediate term time frame. His educational background includes focus in economics and international relations, specifically war theory. He is a graduate with honors from Hunter College in New York City. You can contact Leigh by emailing him at Leigh@estimize.com

Retailers Wrap up the Q1 Earnings Season: Gap Inc (GPS)

The earnings season is winding down with the typical parade of retail reports, and the results have mostly been good. Some standouts include Home Depot, TJX Companies and Target. The biggest disappointment, of course, being Wal-Mart. Headwinds such as the stronger dollar, West Coast port strikes and wage increases caused the retailer to miss both top and bottom-line expectations by a large margin.

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