Chuck Cerankosky

Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst


Chuck joined Northcoast Research in May 2009 as Managing Director, Principal and equity research analyst covering the Food Marketing sector. Prior to joining Northcoast Research Chuck was a Senior Managing Director and Senior Analyst with FTN Midwest. Chuck has expertise in food marketing and distribution. His analysis of food and related consumer companies focuses on sales growth and cash flow. He has been selected as an Institutional Investor All-American among regional firms and as a top analyst 6 times by the Wall Street Journal based on his stock selection ability. Chuck is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has more than 25 years of experience in the investment business. His background includes portfolio management, company and industry analysis, economic forecasting, and research management.


John Carroll University, B.A. in Economics
Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA, 1982

Company Coverage

Coverage will include Food Retailing and Wholesaling, Wholesale Clubs, and Consumer Products

Cabela’s Inc.


The Kroger Co.

Casey’s General Stores

Sprouts Farmer Market

Tractor Supply Co.

Costco Wholesale


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

The Fresh Market

Whole Foods Market

Sherwin-Williams Co.

The J.M. Smucker Company

Contact Information

phone    216.468.6909 (direct)
fax         216.468.6901