Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 24, 2001

Medical Supplies & Devices: Frederick Wise – Bear, Stearns & Co

FREDERICK A. WISE, CFA, is a Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., covering the medical supplies and devices industry. Mr. Wise is a six-year member of the Institutional Investor All America Research Team. In 1999 he was ranked number two and in 2000 he was ranked number three. He was named to the 2000 Wall Street Journal All-Star Analysts Survey for earnings forecasting. He was also ranked number four by The Reuters Survey 2000. Mr. Wise has a unique valuation approach, and has accurately anticipated the underperformance of stocks, as well as the performance of the industry in recent years. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, he was an Analyst at Kidder Peabody & Co. and Forbes, Inc. Mr. Wise received an MA and a BA from the Manhattan School of Music. Profile
TWST: What is the extent of your coverage area?

Mr. Wise: We cover a wide array of large-, mid-, and small cap names,

approximately 20 companies ranging in size from the behemoth Johnson