Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> May 27, 2015

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

Seth Basham
Seth Basham, CFA, is Managing Director, Equity Research for Wedbush Securities. Mr. Basham has more than 18 years of experience covering retail stocks. Mr. Basham covered the hardline retail sector for five years at Credit Suisse and UBS, followed by five years investing in retail and consumer stocks on the buy side. Prior to business school, Mr. Basham was a strategy consultant. Mr. Basham holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, with high honors in Economics from Colgate University. Mr. Basham 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