KeyBanc Capital Markets Healthcare Research Analysts


Jason Gurda, CFA

  • Healthcare Facilities & Managed Care
Jason Gurda is an Equity Research Analyst with KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. With the Company since 2013, his research coverage is focused on healthcare services companies.

Prior to joining KBCM, Gurda worked at Leerink Swann as a research analyst covering the healthcare services industry. Previous equity research experience includes working as a health care facilities analyst for Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. and as a research associate at Brean Murray & Co.

Gurda graduated from Oswego State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds the Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 industry licenses. Gurda is also a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

In 2012, The Financial Times/Starmine ranked Gurda as the #1 earnings estimator within the healthcare providers and services industry. He was ranked #2 in the same survey for both 2010 and 2011. Additionally, Gurda was ranked #3 in the health care facilities category in the 2007 Institutional Investor All-America Research Team poll.

Healthcare Companies Under Research Coverage

Company
Ticker
Community Health Systems, Inc.
CYH
HCA Holdings, Inc.
HCA
Health Management Associates, Inc. 
HMA
LifePoint Hospitals, Inc.
LPNT
Omnicare, Inc.
OCR
PharMerica Corporation
PMC
Tenet Healthcare Corporation 
THC
Universal Health Services, Inc. 
UHS



Donald Hooker, CFA

  • Healthcare IT & Services
Donald Hooker is a Vice President, Equity Research Analyst with KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. With the Company since 2013, his research coverage is focused on healthcare IT/services companies.

Prior to joining KBCM, Hooker worked at Morgan Stanley as a research analyst covering the healthcare information (HCIT) sector. Previous equity research experience includes working as a healthcare services, IT and facilities analyst for UBS Securities.

Hooker graduated from the College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds the Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 industry licenses. Hooker is also a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

In 2008, Hooker was recognized by The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey in the HCIT category.

Healthcare IT & Services Under Research Coverage

Company
Ticker
athenahealth, Inc.
ATHN
Quality Systems, Inc.
QSII
Cerner Corporation
CERN
MedAssets, Inc.
MDAS
Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc.
GWAY
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
MDRX
Advisory Board Company (The)
ABCO