Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 29, 2000

Outlook For Airline Stocks : Samuel Buttrick – Painewebber Inc

SAMUEL C. BUTTRICK is a Managing Director in the transportation group of UBS Warburg Equity Research. An analyst since 1986, Mr. Buttrick specializes in the airline industry. Prior to joining UBS Warburg, he was the airline industry analyst at PaineWebber Incorporated. Before that he worked for Kidder Peabody, Morgan Keegan & Co., L.F. Rothschild & Co., and Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. For the past 11 years he has been recognized as one of the top airline analysts on the Institutional Investor All- American Research Team. For the past six years, Mr. Buttrick has been ranked number one in airlines by Institutional Investor. He is a past President of the Society of Airline Analysts and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Buttrick holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and an AB in Slavic languages from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Sam, will you look back over the past six to 12 months and tell us

what strikes you most about the performance of the airline stocks?

Mr. Buttrick: Over the past six months we've seen a