Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> May 27, 2015

More Low-End Jobs and Cold Winter Lead to Higher Demand for Auto Parts

Seth Basham
Seth Basham, a Senior Vice President at Wedbush Securities, has over 12 years of experience covering retail stocks. He covered the hardline retail sector for five years at Credit Suisse Group and UBS Investment Bank, followed by five years investing in retail and consumer stocks on the buy side. Mr. Basham’s edge is in detailed modeling and analysis and a strong network of contacts in the hardlines sector. Prior to business school, he was a Strategy Consultant. Mr. Basham holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Colgate University. He is also a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a snapshot of your coverage universe?

Mr. Basham: I cover primarily the hardlines retailers, which encompass a number of subsegments of hard goods specialty