Kevin Baker

Kevin Baker became the senior financial analyst for TheStreet Ratings upon the August 2006 acquisition of Weiss Ratings by TheStreet.com, covering mutual funds. He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. with a finance specialization from Nova Southeastern University.

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Sears Is Down 97% Since TheStreet's Quant Ratings Service Warned You to Sell

Sears Is Down 97% Since TheStreet's Quant Ratings Service Warned You to Sell

Our premium Quant Ratings service knew the Blue Light Special was over way back in 2011, when Sears was trading at $44.20 vs. about $1.25 today.

Apple Leaps 1822% Since Our Quant Ratings Service Named It a 'Buy'

Apple Leaps 1822% Since Our Quant Ratings Service Named It a 'Buy'

AAPL has skyrocketed from about $12 to more than $221 in the nine years since we upgraded the stock from a 'Hold.'

Honeywell Up 10% Since TheStreet's Quant Ratings Service Upgrades It to a 'Buy'

Honeywell Up 10% Since TheStreet's Quant Ratings Service Upgrades It to a 'Buy'

HON has rallied from $148 to about $164 in the five months since we upgraded the stock from a 'Hold.'

Salesforce.com Stock Up 29% Since Our Quant Ratings Service Named It a 'Buy'

Salesforce.com Stock Up 29% Since Our Quant Ratings Service Named It a 'Buy'

CRM has rallied from $118 to about $151 in the six months since we upgraded the stock from a 'Hold.'

Tiffany's Rises 90% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Tiffany's Rises 90% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

TheStreet Ratings quantitative stock model maintains a Buy recommendation on Tiffany & Co. Since the stock was upgraded to Buy from Hold on October 27, 2016, the shares have risen by as much as 90%.

Alibaba Group Rises 76% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Alibaba Group Rises 76% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

TheStreet Ratings quantitative stock model maintains a Buy recommendation on Alibaba Group. Since the stock was upgraded to Buy from Hold on March 21, 2017, the shares have risen by as much as 76%.

Target Rises 51% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Target Rises 51% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Since TheStreet Ratings quantitative stock model upgraded Target to Buy from Hold on September 29, 2017, the shares have risen by as much as 51% in just under a year.

Kohl's Shares Double Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Kohl's Shares Double Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Since TheStreet Ratings quantitative stock model upgraded Kohl's to Buy from Hold on August 15, 2017, the shares have risen as much as 107% .

Walmart Rises 40% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

Walmart Rises 40% Since Buy Recommendation From TheStreet Ratings

TheStreet Ratings quantitative stock model maintains a Buy recommendation on Walmart. Since the stock was upgraded to Buy from Hold on Feb. 22, 2017, the shares have climbed by as much as 40% in value.

Constellation Brands Has Skyrocketed 12-Fold Since TheStreet Ratings Upgrade

Constellation Brands Has Skyrocketed 12-Fold Since TheStreet Ratings Upgrade

Since the Street Ratings quantitative stock model upgraded Constellation to Buy from Hold on August 3, 2010, the shares have risen as much as 1,173.4%.