Jay McCanless

AREA OF FOCUS

Building Products

Homebuilders

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Series 7, 63, 86, & 87 Certifications

ANALYST BIOGRAPHY

Jay McCanless is a Senior Vice President of Equity Research, covering the Homebuilders and Building Products sectors. In his more than 14 years in financial services, he covered REITs, building products, and home furnishings for a number of sell-side firms. Jay received a B.S.M. in Finance from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and his MBA from Belmont University’s Massey School of Business. Jay also has his Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 certifications.

ANALYST EDGE

Jay’s Edge: Combines his long-term experience in financial modeling and report authoring, to deliver industry leading equity research for homebuilders and building product companies. The rising U.S. population feeds Jay’s interest in the business, and motivates his off-hours efforts with Habitat for Humanity. Maintaining an outlook and continued curiosity in the industry, allows Jay to have his secondary focus that includes regulatory research to create a broad industry picture.

COMPANIES UNDER COVERAGE

  • Adobe Systems (ADBE)
  • Apple, Inc. (AAPL)
  • Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT)
  • Cerence Inc. (CRNC)
  • Check Point Software
  • Technologies Ltd (CHKP)
  • Citirx Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
  • Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR)
  • Cyberark Software Ltd (CYBR)
  • DocuSign (DOCU)
  • FireEye (FEYE)
  • Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT)
  • J2 Global, Inc. (JCOM)
  • Lyft, Inc. (LYFT)
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
  • Nice LTD (NICE)
  • NortonLifeLock Inc (NLOK)
  • Nuance Communications, Inc.
  • OneSpan, Inc. (OSPN)
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)
  • Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)
  • SailPoint Technologies
  • Holdings, Inc. (SAIL)
  • Slack Technologies, Inc. (WORK)
  • Tenable Holdings, Inc. (TENB)
  • Tesla (TSLA)
  • Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER)
  • Varonis Systems, Inc. (VRNS)
  • Verint Systems, Inc. (VRNT)
  • VMware, Inc. (VMW)
  • Zix Corp (ZIXI)
  • Zscaler (ZS)