Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> September 16, 2002

Outlook For Restaurant Stocks: Allan Hickok – U.s. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc

ALLAN F. HICKOK is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst focused on the restaurant industry sector. He joined U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray's Fundamental Equity Research Department in January 1992, where he concentrates on the restaurant industry. Relying on more than 16 years of Wall Street experience, Mr. Hickok is widely acknowledged by institutional investors and restaurant companies as one of the most influential industry analysts in America today. He is a four-time All-Star Analyst as chosen by The Wall Street Journal and a recipient of many other honors, and he is a frequent speaker at industry events. Prior to joining the Research Department, Mr. Hickok worked in the Investment Banking Department and focused on the private placement of structured finance products, including financings for several major restaurant and retail chains. He earned his undergraduate degrees in Music and Business and his MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas. Profile
TWST: What has contributed most to the performance of the

restaurant industry stocks the year to date?

Mr. Nickok: The restaurant industry has been one of the few

bright lights in the market