Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> May 30, 2011

A Focus On Brand Equity For Food Companies – Erin Lash – Morningstar, Inc.

Lash, Erin
Erin Lash, CFA, is an Equity Analyst for Morningstar, Inc., where she covers packaged food, household and personal care companies. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2006, she spent four years as an Investment Analyst covering retail, transportation and technology firms for State Farm Insurance. Ms. Lash earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Bradley University and an MBA with concentration in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Profile
TWST: Is diversified food producers the best way to describe the space?

Ms. Lash: Yes, or packaged food.

TWST: It seems the group has not been in favor for a while. What has kept them at the lower end