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.

Recent Articles By The Author

Deutsche Bank Stock Plunges 71% Since Quant Ratings Downgrade

Deutsche Bank Stock Plunges 71% Since Quant Ratings Downgrade

Deutsche Bank shares plunge 71.4% since our Quant Ratings service downgraded the stock to sell in April 2013.

J.C. Penney Shares Have Plunged 64% Since Quant Ratings Downgrade

J.C. Penney Shares Have Plunged 64% Since Quant Ratings Downgrade

J.C. Penney shares have plummeted since our Quant Ratings service downgraded the stock to 'Sell' in May 2017.

Intel Shares Climb 231% Since Quant Ratings Upgrade

Intel Shares Climb 231% Since Quant Ratings Upgrade

Intel Shares advance 231% since being upgraded to 'Buy' in October 2010.

GE Has Shed More Than 30% Since Recent Quant Ratings Downgrade

GE Has Shed More Than 30% Since Recent Quant Ratings Downgrade

Shares of General Electric have fallen significantly since the stock-modeling service downgraded the company to 'sell' in January, 2018.

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%.