John Murphy

Bank of America, Managing Director, Research Analyst

John Murphy is the senior North American automotive equity research analyst. In this role, he advises investors on automotive manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and related businesses. Key pillars of his research portfolio include Who Makes the Car, which examines component systems and electrification, and Car Wars, an annual study of the automotive product pipeline. He also publishes a yearly Dealer Manual, a comprehensive review of the retail distribution channel.

Murphy hosts BofA’s annual New York Auto Summit, bringing together investors and companies to foster strategic discussions around capital allocation. Murphy is frequently cited in the financial and automotive press and has been named to Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team for the last 15 years. In 2023, Murphy was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame as an Industry Influencer. Prior to joining the Merrill Lynch Auto group in 1999, he worked at National Economic Research Associates (NERA) in the banking and finance practice. For more information about any awards cited, visit https//