Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 17, 2003

Investing In Utilities: Barry Abramson – Gabelli & Co

BARRY M. ABRAMSON joined Gabelli & Company in May 2002 as a Senior Analyst following the utilities sector in the Research Department, and has been covering the utilities sector for 26 years. In addition, he is a member of the team that manages the Gabelli Utilities Fund. Previously he was a Senior Analyst and Managing Director in the research departments at UBS, PaineWebber, Prudential Securities and Merrill Lynch. He is widely known and highly regarded among institutional investors that cover the utilities sector for being the creator and publisher of the annual Electric Utilities Power Book, the industry bible. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received his BA in Economics from Yale University. He is a member of the Wall Street Utility Group. Profile
TWST: Barry, would you begin with a quick overview of your coverage?

Mr. Abramson: I cover almost all of the US electric utility companies

and a handful of gas utilities as well.