Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> November 23, 2009

High Notes & Hurdles For Lodging & Cruise Stocks – Felicia R. Hendrix – Barclays Capital

Felicia R. Hendrix joined Barclays Capital in September 2008, and is currently a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst who follows the leisure sector. Prior to joining Barclays Capital, Ms. Hendrix was at Lehman Brothers, where she began in April 1998. At Lehman she began following the leisure sector in February 2000, and the gaming and lodging sector in 2004. Ms. Hendrix achieved second-team status in Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team for the leisure sector from 2002 to 2005, and she achieved third-team status from 2006 to 2009. In 2009 she was also voted runner-up in gaming and lodging. Prior to assuming coverage of the leisure sector, Ms. Hendrix was a Research Associate who covered the gaming sector. Before joining Lehman Brothers, she was a Research Associate at Gerard Klauer Mattison & Co., where she also followed the gaming sector. Ms. Hendrix began her Wall Street career as an institutional equities salesperson at Needham & Co. She earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business. Ms. Hendrix is married with two children. Profile
TWST: In general, what's your outlook for leisure travel, and for the cruise line and hotel companies you cover?

Ms. Hendrix: You can't really paint the cruise lines and the lodging stocks with the