Kevin Hocevar, CFA

Vice President, Equity Research Analyst

Kevin joined Northcoast Research in May 2011 as a member of the Industrial & Basic Material team covering the Specialty Chemicals sector. Since that time, Kevin has leveraged his experience and knowledge to expand coverage into the broader Specialty Chemical and Building Products sectors. Prior to joining Northcoast Research, Kevin was a Risk Analyst at KeyBank Capital Markets from 2009-2011, American International Group (AIG) from 2008-2009 and Smith Barney from 2007-2008. Kevin and his team have developed an extensive array of industry contacts to draw from, including thousands of architectural coatings industry professionals, U.S. residential roofing distributors and contractors, U.S. commercial roofing distributors and contractors, U.S. residential insulation distributors, and U.S. wallboard distributors. Additionally, he has developed proprietary indexes that analyze TIO2 pricing, DIY asphalt shingle pricing, asphalt cost, insulation pricing and DIY wallboard pricing, a Carbon Black Shipment Index, and a Composites Demand Index. In addition to providing proprietary equity research and custom research data to institutional investors, Kevin has also been quoted in industry publications such as Plastics News and Bloomberg, and his proprietary U.S. Architectural Coatings Reports can be found in Coatings World Magazine, where it is published on a quarterly basis. Kevin holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Specialty Chemical Manufacturers

Building Products

A. Schulman, Inc. - SHLM

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. - BECN

Cabot Corporation – CBT

Carlisle Companies, Inc. - CSL

Ferro Corporation – FOE

Eagle Materials, Inc. - EXP

Masonite International Corp. - DOOR

Owens-Corning - OC

Orion Engineered Carbons - OEC

USG Corporation - USG

PolyOne Corporation – POL

PPG Industries, Inc – PPG

RPM International, Inc – RPM

Valspar Corporation – VAL


Contact Information

phone    216.468.6924 (direct)
mobile   330.715.6455
email     kevin.hocevar@northcoastresearch.com