February 18, 2016
E*TRADE Earns Array of Accolades from StockBrokers.com and Corporate Insight
Awarded #1 Smartphone App and nine best-in-class distinctions from
StockBrokers.com, along with three Gold Monitor Awards from Corporate
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced top accolades from
StockBrokers.com's 2016 Online Broker Review and Corporate Insight's
E*TRADE earned the #1 Smartphone App award, along with nine
best-in-class distinctions for overall performance, offering of
investments, platforms and tools, research, customer service, education,
mobile, new investors, and order execution in StockBrokers.com's 2016
Online Broker Review. Best-in-class distinctions are awarded to the
top five brokers within each category. E*TRADE tied for first in earning
the most of these distinctions across those categories awarding them.
The review assessed 13 online brokers on 295 variables across 10
categories. E*TRADE's mobile app earned the #1 ranking for the fourth
"E*TRADE remains #1 in its mobile offering, continues to innovate with
new offerings such as its revamped retirement center, and, all in all,
provides a wonderfully well-rounded offering for its clients," said
Blain Reinkensmeyer, Head of Broker Research at StockBrokers.com.
"Whether you're an active trader, a new investor, or just someone
looking to manage a retirement portfolio, E*TRADE is a dependable,
full-service broker that impresses all investor types."
Additionally, E*TRADE picked up three Gold Monitor Awards for investor
education, quotes and trading, and mobile capabilities in this year's
e-Monitor Awards report by Corporate Insight. For more than 15 years,
Corporate Insight has presented Gold awards to recognize innovative
financial services firms. Corporate Insight's Monitor teams use rigorous
grading criteria to review key online tools and resources offered by
more than 100 firms in 12 different financial verticals.
"This past year, we worked hard to surprise and delight our customers
across all our channels, from our award-winning platforms to our 24/7
customer service," said Dave Herbert, SVP of Retail Services at E*TRADE
Financial. "While we are thrilled to earn these distinctions, we remain
firmly focused on the future and raising the bar to meet and exceed the
ever-increasing expectations of today's digital investor."
E*TRADE helps investors balance today's needs with tomorrow's goals
through pioneering digital tools and guidance, both online and from
nearly 300 Financial Consultants on the phone or in-person at branches
throughout the U.S. Etrade.com
delivers access to all E*TRADE accounts, positions, watch lists, charts
and more — all on one customizable page. E*TRADE Pro — the Company's
professional-grade trading platform — offers powerful tools for the
sophisticated trader, from charting and technical studies, to robust
options and margin tools, to live streaming CNBC. Its mobile offerings
include investing applications for popular devices, including iPhone®,
iPad®, Android™ Phone and Tablet, Windows® Phone,
and Kindle Fire. Investors can use E*TRADE
Mobile apps to manage their accounts on the go, place stock, option,
exchange-traded fund (ETF), and mutual fund trades, as well as access
real-time quotes, news, charts, and educational content anywhere.
For useful insight from E*TRADE and third-party investment
professionals, follow the Company on Twitter, @ETRADE.
About E*TRADE Financial
E*TRADE Financial and its subsidiaries provide financial services,
including online brokerage and banking products and services to retail
customers. Specific business segments include Trading and Investing and
Balance Sheet Management. Securities products and services, including
stocks, bonds options, ETFs, and mutual funds, are offered by E*TRADE
Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC). Managed Account Solutions are
offered through E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, an investment adviser
registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bank products
and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank, a Federal savings bank, Member
FDIC, or its subsidiaries and affiliates. More information is available
StockBrokers.com, an industry-leading source for online brokers, is
wholly owned by Reink Media Group. A Michigan-based company founded in
2009, Reink Media Group owns and operates multiple finance-based
websites. The organization strives to provide pertinent resources,
tools, and education for successful self-directed investing. For more
information, please visit the company's website at http://www.reinkmedia.com.
E*TRADE Securities LLC participates in an affiliate marketing program
About Corporate Insight
Insight provides competitive intelligence, consulting, and user
experience research to the nation's leading financial institutions and
insurers. For more than two decades, the firm has tracked technological
developments in the online experience, identifying best practices in
online banking and investing, mobile finance, social media, and other
emerging areas. Beginning with its work in the brokerage industry,
Corporate Insight now offers subscription-based Monitor services in 14
different areas, including banking, healthcare, and alumni relations.
The firm helps its clients — including 70% of the financial services
firms in the Fortune 500 — to remain at the forefront of industry trends
and improve their competitive position. To learn more, visit www.corporateinsight.com.
E*TRADE Financial, E*TRADE, and the E*TRADE logo are trademarks or
registered trademarks of E*TRADE Financial Corporation.
© 2016 E*TRADE Financial Corporation. All rights reserved.
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E*TRADE Media Relations
Brett Goodman, 646-521-4406
Source: E*TRADE Financial
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