National Bank Financial Research Performance Recognized by the 2013 StarMine Analyst Awards

National Bank Financial Research Performance Recognized by the 2013 StarMine 
Analyst Awards 
MONTREAL, July 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank Financial has been named 
among the Top 3 firms with the most award-winning analysts (13) in Canada 
according to the renowned StarMine Analyst Awards 2013 presented annually by 
Thomson Reuters. Eight analysts have shown exemplary performances, either as 
stock pickers or as earnings estimators during the prior year in their own 
industry category. Pat Kenny, for stock pickings, and Matt Taylor, for 
earnings estimating, have also made the top ten overall. 
"We are proud to be consistently ranked in the top tier of dealers for quality 
of research, investment ideas, analysis and sector knowledge.This 
prestigious recognition affirms our commitment to providingclients withthe 
timely market insights and in-depth coverage they have come to rely on from 
us," stated Ihor Danyliuk, Managing Director, Research, National Bank 
StarMine objectively measures the performance of analysts based on the returns 
of their buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings 
estimates. The 2013 stock picking awards for Canada are based on the 2012 
calendar-year performance of recommendations. The 2013 awards for estimating 
performance are scored on the fiscal period that reported between April 1(st), 
2012 and March 31, 2013. Only analyst performance on companies that are based 
in Canada is included in the awards calculations. 
This distinction follows closely on the heels of Bloomberg recognition of 
National Bank Financial's Economics and Strategy Team which ranked first among 
Canadian financial institutions and third in the world for Canadian dollar 
currency forecasts against the U.S. dollar in the year ended March 31, 2013. 
AboutNational Bank Financial 
With $80billion in assets under administration, National Bank Financial is a 
fully-integrated investment dealer combining retail advisory and brokerage 
services with institutional brokerage, investment banking, corporate finance, 
and securities clearing for third parties. National Bank Financial offers its 
services to more than 350,000 clients. Its Financial Markets division has a 
major presence inToronto, Calgary,VancouverandMontreal, as well as 
operations in theUnited Statesand Europe. 
About National Bank of Canada
With $185 billion in assets as at April 30, 2013, National Bank of Canada 
( together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading 
integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks 
in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000 
employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are 
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities 
via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at and 
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of  journalists 
and other media representatives.): 
Jean-François Lauzon Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.: 514-394-6097 
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada 
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