Stephen HesterEditor, Wide Moat Research

Stephen Hester

Stephen Hester is a professional equity analyst with a Wall Street background who now helps average investors achieve income safely.

His career in the financial market began in the hedge fund industry. From there, it evolved into more complex and alternative investment analysis for large financial institutions.

His latest role was as director of due diligence at two $200 billion-plus independent broker/dealer networks. In the past decade, he has presented institutional-quality analysis on commercial and residential real estate, tax-driven special situations, private equity, private debt, and traditional and renewable energy in over 100 investment committees. He’s also won risk-management awards as a professional trader.

Stephen has examined all types of investments for some of the largest broker/dealers in the country, including the Blackstone Group, KKR, Brookfield Asset Management, Apollo Global Management, the Carlyle Group, and more. Working as a professional due diligence officer, he studied the strategies of the largest and most successful firms on Wall Street.

He’s also authored publications on regulations, private and public company investment analysis, and advanced engineering applications. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s in energy and earth resources from the University of Texas at Austin.

Stephen Hester’s Research Services

Intelligent Options Advisor

Learn more

High-Yield Advisor

Learn more

Inflation & Recession? This Is the Real Estate You Want

Analyst Stephen Hester shares why we need to choose investments that battle inflation but hold their value during tough economic times. And he’s even got a name on his radar to give to you today…

Invest in the Early Days of Berkshire Hathaway

Intelligent Income Daily analyst Stephen Hester shows us how we could get in with a company that has the...

How REITs Can Help You Earn Dividends and Beat Inflation

In 1960, Congress created a new sector in the market to help individual investors generate commercial real estate into...