Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 18, 2009

Investing In The Water Industry – Ryan Connors – Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.

Connors, Ryan
Ryan Connors joined Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in 2010 as a Director and heads the firm's equity research effort in the water sector. Previously, he spent four years following water infrastructure stocks for Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. Mr. Connors was previously affiliated with Janney Equity Research from 2003 to 2006, covering industrials. His experience also includes buy-side research positions with both PNC Advisors, where he followed industrials and basic materials, and ProFundAdvisors LLC, where he was responsible for fixed income research and product development. Mr. Connors earned a B.S. in finance from Saint Joseph's University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Profile
TWST: What's going on with the water group in this market?

Mr. Connors: The group has actually performed very well on a relative basis. The

earnings for water utilities in particular tend to