Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> May 23, 2005


Hovorka, Joseph D.
JOSEPH D. HOVORKA is Senior Vice President-Equity Research at Raymond James & Associates. Mr. Hovorka joined Raymond James in June 2000 as a Senior Analyst covering the leisure and entertainment area. He focuses on cruise lines, leisure products and services, and motorsports. Before joining Raymond James, he worked for four years at A.G. Edwards, where he was an Associate Vice President and Senior Analyst covering leisure services. Prior to that, he worked as a research assistant at Roulston & Company in Cleveland. Mr. Hovorka was twice ranked among the top 10 analysts covering the leisure sector in the Reuters Survey. He has also been a ranked analyst in Institutional Investor's All-American voting. In 2003, he was named to The Wall Street Journal Best on the Street team for leisure stocks. He graduated with honors from Cleveland State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Profile
TWST: Give us an idea of what you cover in the leisure space.

Mr. Hovorka: I cover recreational products and services. That includes

the cruise lines; the motor sports companies or NASCAR