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. Kevin has been recognized by StarMine in 2017 as a number two earnings estimator nationally for the Chemicals Industry.

Specialty Chemical Manufacturers

Building Products

Cabot Corporation – CBT

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. - BECN

Ferro Corporation – FOE

Carlisle Companies, Inc. - CSL

Masonite International Corp. - DOOR

Eagle Materials, Inc. - EXP

Orion Engineered Carbons - OEC

GMS Inc. - GMS

PolyOne Corporation – POL

Mohawk Industries, Inc. - MHK

PPG Industries, Inc – PPG

Owens-Corning - OC

RPM International, Inc – RPM

USG Corporation - USG


Contact Information

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