General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 7, 2013

A Contrarian Approach to Investing in Large-Cap Companies

Edgerton, Bobby
Bobby Edgerton is a Co-Founder of the Capital Investment Companies, and has served as an Executive Officer of the companies since 1984. He is also the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and has been in the financial services industry since 1979. After winning the North Carolina State High School Golf Championship, Mr. Edgerton accepted both a basketball and golf scholarships from Wake Forest University and graduated with a B.A. in business and finance. After graduation, he attained a rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, where he commanded a thousand-man training company at Fort Gordon, Georgia, during the Vietnam War. During his amateur golf career, Mr. Edgerton played in four United States Amateur Championships. Profile
TWST: Can you give us a brief introduction to Capital Investment Companies, including some highlights from its history and a bit about your role there?

Mr. Edgerton: My role at Capital