Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 4, 2002

Auto Parts Suppliers: Brett Hoselton – Mcdonald Investments Inc

BRETT D. HOSELTON, CFA, is Senior Vice President, Equity Research Analyst for McDonald Investments, Inc. Since 1999, he has been responsible for all aspects of the firm's automotive industry research. Mr. Hoselton previously worked as an Emerging Auto Analyst with CIBC Oppenheimer and as an Associate Auto Analyst with Prudential Securities. From 1991-1997, he was the General manager of Hoselton Chevrolet, a division of the Hoselton Auto Mall, which was founded in 1920. From 1989-1991, he worked as a Financial Analyst for Ford Motor Company. Prior to that, Mr. Hoselton participated in the engineering co-op program with General Motors. He graduated in 1987 from Geneva College with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In 1989, Mr. Hoselton earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University. He is also a member of the Automotive Security Analysts Splinter Group. Mr. Hoselton was recently recognized in The Wall Street Journal 'Best on the Street' Analyst Survey. He was ranked number two in the auto stock picker category and also received recognition for earnings forecasting accuracy. Profile
TWST: How have the auto supply stocks performed in 2001? Did they

perform better or worse than in 2000?

Mr. Hoselton: In 2001 they performed very well compared to 2000. These

stocks peaked