Barrington Research currently focuses its equity research on approximately 150 companies in the following four broad sectors and numerous industries and sub-industries within each:

Consumer & Business Services

Retail and retail-related companies in a wide range of industries, including home furnishings, apparel and luxury. Companies that provide services to other commercial enterprises, such as uniform rental, credit card processing, business process outsourcing (BPO) and miscellaneous business services. Within consumer services, we include companies that provide consumer services such as education, training and other consumer-related services.


Manufacturers and distributors of medical, dental and veterinary equipment and supplies used primarily by health-care providers. The sector includes: medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers (both branded and generic), medical technology providers, pharmaceutical distributors and healthcare service providers.

Industrial & Energy

Manufacturers and distributors of industrial products, including machinery, capital goods and tools, as well as automotive/truck manufacturing and supply. The sector includes: manufacturers and distributors whose technology and high-tech products are primarily directed toward industrial production and/or quality control. Within Energy, we focus on Exploration & Production (E&P) companies (crude oil and natural gas), and Energy Services companies.

Media & Technology

Within Media, we follow companies engaged in the development, production or distribution of movies and television shows; television, radio and cable broadcasters; as well as companies that publish newspapers, books, magazines and other information-service companies that produce original material. Also included are Theatrical Exhibitors and Digital Media companies. Within Technology, we focus on publishers of software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies.