Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 4, 2002

Oem Auto Supply Companies: David Leiker – Robert W. Baird & Co

DAVID LEIKER leads research efforts in covering the automotive sector at Robert W. Baird & Co. Mr. Leiker rejoined Baird in 1997 after nine years at Cleary Gull Reiland & McDevitt, Inc., and two earlier years at Baird. He was named runner-up in the Reuters Institutional Investor survey in the autos and auto parts industry among boutique investment firms; in 2002, he was selected for The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Analyst Survey for autos and auto Parts; and he was named among the top-10 analysts in The Reuters Survey for US larger companies in the automobiles and components industry. He received a BSBA degree in Finance from Creighton University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he participated in the Applied Security Analysis Program. Mr. Leiker is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by telling us what you include in your automotive

coverage at Robert Baird?

Mr. Leiker: Our research coverage focuses on the OEM auto suppliers. We

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