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James McIlree

Chardan Capital Markets

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James McIlree has 25 years of experience in the investment business as a sell-side research analyst and buy-side analyst and portfolio manager. He focuses on emerging growth companies in the technology, telecomm, energy and defense electronics markets. Prior to joining Dominick & Dominick in October of 2011, Mr. McIlree was a Managing Director and research analyst at Merriman Capital covering firms at the intersection of satellite communications and defense electronics. Prior to Merriman Capital, McIlree was with Collins Stewart and its predecessor firm, C. E. Unterberg, Towbin, where he covered the defense electronics/communications sector and was Director of Research. McIlree holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado. He is a CFA charter holder.




Recent Interviews

James McIlree: Three Companies Could Transform Power Production (5/2/13) Energy tech companies have a business model that's closer to Apple Inc. than Apache Corp. In other words, it's all about the new product. The products Dominick & Dominick Analyst James McIlree is excited about offer major benefits like improved geological mapping for oil and gas explorers, or electric grid safety for energy utilities. In an interview with The Energy Report, McIlree talks about his favorite companies in the energy tech space and how understanding product cycles can help investors time their buys.

Energy Technologies with a Competitive Edge: James McIlree (10/4/12) Anyone who's ever endured a 20-minute blackout knows how important non-stop energy is to a modern economy. Nonetheless, the U.S. energy grid is deteriorating, says Analyst James McIlree of Dominick & Dominick. The bright side is that companies are stepping up to make sure that hospitals, phone service providers and similarly energy-reliant businesses will never have to let their customers down. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, McIlree zeroes in on Acorn Energy Inc., a holding company with a portfolio of names that offer much-needed solutions from energy sourcing to delivery.

Get More for Your Money with Fiber-Optic Fracking: James McIlree (6/19/12) Fracking technology is giving a new face to the oil and gas industry, says James McIlree, managing director of Dominick & Dominick. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, McIlree zeroes in on a small holding company, Acorn Energy Inc., whose line of fiber-optic sensors makes oil exploration faster, safer and more economic.

Recent Quotes

"ACFN's OmniMetrix remains a high-growth opportunity." (6/3/13) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"ACFN has positioned itself to benefit from and drive the longer-term changes in the energy market." (5/13/13) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"ACFN delivered its new fiber optic geophone to an unnamed supermajor for testing, which should begin in May." (5/2/13) Acorn Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with James McIlree Moreá>

"A significant deployment for ACFN's US Seismic takes place in April with a supermajor." (3/20/13) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"ACFN's US Seismic received an order for a down-hole seismic fiber-optic array from a supermajor, which is positive news." (3/11/13) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"2013 could be a breakout year for several ACFN subsidiaries." (11/9/12) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"ACFN has positioned itself to benefit from longer-term changes in the energy markets." (10/29/12) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Dominick & Dominick LLC Moreá>

"ACFN has continued order momentum." (10/23/12) Acorn Energy Inc. - James McIlree, Chardan Capital Markets Moreá>

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"We have a strong interest in ACFN, a holding company with a range of investments in energy technology." (10/4/12) Acorn Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with James McIlree Moreá>

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