Awards & Recognition

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Awards & Recognition

Group 5 Stock Plan Administration Satisfaction Survey
September 2018
Equity Edge Online® rated #1 in Loyalty and Overall Satisfaction for seven years in a row(1).
Kiplinger
August 2018
In Kiplinger's 2018 annual survey, E*TRADE earned “Best for Students of Investing” and “Best for Bond Investors”, with additional high marks in investment choices, mobile, and user experience(2).
Barron's Annual Online Broker Survey
March 2018
In Barron's comprehensive 19-firm survey, E*TRADE earned 4 out of 5 stars overall. E*TRADE also earned "best of" distinctions in options trading, long-term investing, and in-person advice. In addition, E*TRADE scored high marks in Mobile, Research Amenities, Customer Service & Education, Usability, and Trading Experience & Technology.(3).
Stockbrokers.com
February 2018
In StockBrokers.com's 2018 Online Broker Review, E*TRADE received the #1 Mobile Trading, #1 Options Trading, and #1 Web Based Platform Awards. In addition, E*TRADE received seven Best in Class distinctions: Overall, Offering of Investments, Research, Mobile Trading, Education, Options Trading, and New Investors. E*TRADE earned 4.5 out of 5 star ratings overall. The 2018 Online Broker Review assessed 13 online brokers on 292 different variables across 10 categories(4).
NerdWallet
January 2018
In NerdWallet's Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018, E*TRADE was recognized as a best online broker for investment selection. E*TRADE was also a recipient of an overall 5-star rating(5).

PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES BELOW

(1) As of June 15, 2018, Group Five Stock Plan Administration Benchmark Study and Financial Reporting Benchmark Study rated Equity Edge Online® highest in Loyalty and Overall Satisfaction for the seventh consecutive year (2012–2018) among all plan sponsors who use a commercial system to manage the recordkeeping of their stock plans in-house. E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc. was also rated highest among partial administration plan sponsors in overall satisfaction for brokerage services in the same study, for the second consecutive year. Group Five, LLC is not affiliated with E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc. or the E*TRADE Financial family of companies.

(2) In Kiplinger's 2018 annual broker review of eight firms across seven categories, E*TRADE was awarded “Best for Students of Investing”, “Best for Bond Investors”, and 3.8 out of five stars overall. E*TRADE's star ratings for all category rankings out of 5: Overall (3.8 stars), Mobile (4.5 stars), Tools (3.0 stars), Advisory services (3.5 stars), User Experience (3.5 stars), Research (3.5 stars), Costs (3 stars), and Investment choices (4.5 stars). Read the full 2018 "Best Online Brokers" survey.

(3) E*TRADE Financial ratings for Barron's annual ranking of the Best Online Brokers, 3/24/18, based on Mobile (4.8 stars), Research Amenities (4.7 stars), Customer Service & Education (4.6 stars), Usability (4.5 stars), Trading Experience & Technology (4.5 stars), Portfolio Analysis & Reports (4.1 stars), Range of Offerings (3.8 stars), and Costs (1.3 stars). E*TRADE received 4 out of 5 stars overall. E*TRADE earned "best of" distinctions in options trading, long-term investing, and in-person advice.

(4) In StockBrokers.com's 2018 Online Broker Review of 13 firms across 292 different variables, E*TRADE was awarded the #1 Mobile Trading, #1 Options Trading, and #1 Web Based Platform Awards. In addition, E*TRADE received seven Best in Class distinctions: Overall, Offering of Investments, Research, Mobile Trading, Education, Options Trading, and New Investors. E*TRADE's star ratings for all category rankings out of 5: Overall (4.5 stars), Commissions & Fees (3.5 stars), Offering of Investments (4.5 stars), Platforms & Tools (4.5 stars), Research (4.5 stars), Customer Service (4.5 stars), Mobile Trading (5 stars), Ease of Use (4 stars), Education (4.5 stars), Order Execution (3.5 stars), New Investors (4.5 stars), Options Trading (5 stars), and Banking (3.5 stars). Read the 2018 Online Broker Review.

(5) In January 2018, NerdWallet recognized E*TRADE in their Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018 review. E*TRADE was recognized as a best online broker for investment selection. In addition, NerdWallet gave E*TRADE 5 out of 5 stars in their 2018 E*TRADE Review.