Analyst Information


David Kistler

Sr. Research Analyst

David Kistler

David Kistler is a managing director and head of exploration & production research at Simmons & Company International, Energy Specialists of Piper Jaffray, where he is responsible for proprietary research, client marketing, the macro outlook for natural gas and institutional coverage of E&P companies. Kistler previously had worked at the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Enron Corporation and as an investment analyst for The Cypress Funds, LLC and Belay Capital Management, LLC. He was recognized in both 2008 and 2009 as one of the top 5 analysts for earnings accuracy among all U.S. market equity analysts as part of the Financial Times/StarMine Analyst Awards and in 2010 he was recognized as a top 5 E&P analyst by Forbes Magazine. Kistler has a bachelor's degree from Trinity University and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.


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Universe Coverage:
Energy:   E&P, E&P - Valuation, Macro - Energy, Earnings Conference Call
APCAnadarko Petroleum Corp.
BSMBlack Stone Minerals, LP
COGCabot Oil & Gas
CPECallon Petroleum Company
CRZOCarrizo Oil and Gas
CHKChesapeake Energy Corp.
XECCimarex Energy
CXOConcho Resources
CLRContinental Resources
DVNDevon Energy Corp.
FANGDiamondback Energy
EOGEOG Resources, Inc.
GPORGulfport Energy Corp
HESHess Corp.
LPILaredo Petroleum
MROMarathon Oil Corp.
MURMurphy Oil Corp.
NFXNewfield Exploration Company
NBLNoble Energy, Inc.
OASOasis Petroleum
OXYOccidental Petroleum Corp.
PEParsley Energy
PXDPioneer Natural Resources
QEPQEP Resources
RRCRange Resources
SNSanchez Energy
SWNSouthwestern Energy Company
SRCISRC Energy Inc.
VNOMViper Energy Partners LP
WLLWhiting Petroleum Corporation
WRDWildHorse Resource Development Corporation