Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> July 19, 1999

Consumer Products Stocks : Rommel T. Dionisio – Friedman, Billings & Ramsey & Co

ROMMEL T. DIONISIO is a Senior Vice President in Friedman, Billings Ramsey & Co., Inc's Equity Research Group, covering the consumer products industry. He originally joined the firm in July 1998. For the previous three years, Mr. Dionisio was an Equity Analyst at Merrill Lynch covering consumer products, specializing primarily in emerging growth household products, personal care and recreational/leisure stocks. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he was an Assistant Vice President at Bankers Trust, prior to which he was an Associate in Structured Corporate Finance at the Bank of New York. Mr. Dionisio received his MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, where he was named the P. Huber Hanes Scholar for the Class of 1993. He also received a BA degree in Economics from Duke University. Profile
TWST: How has the group of consumer products and services companies that

you follow performed year to date 1999?

Mr. Dionisio: We've seen a solid comeback from several of the midcap