Keith M. Housum, CPA

Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst


Keith joined Northcoast Research as Managing Director and Equity Research Analyst in May 2009 covering the Business Services sector, with specific emphasis on AIDC technology, Information Technology, Point of Sale Technology, Public Safety Communications, Specialty Technology Distribution and Workplace Safety industries. Prior to joining Northcoast Research, Keith was Managing Director, Accounting and Finance at FTN Midwest Securities Corp, from 2005-2009, where his responsibilities included overseeing the reporting of financial activities. Before joining FTN Midwest, Keith spent 10 years at Ernst & Young LLP in various escalating levels of responsibility, leaving as a Tax Senior Manager. Keith and his team have developed an extensive array of industry contacts to draw from, including 50 privately held barcode printing VAR’s, 50 mobile computer resellers, 500 retailers, 20 professional radio communications device resellers, and a broad number of point-of-sale solutions providers and technology VAR’s. In additional to providing proprietary equity research and custom research data to institutional investors, Keith was a contributing author to John Wiley’s & Sons, Inc. Accountants’ Handbook Financial Accounting and General Topics, 10th Edition, 2003. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

AIDC Technology

Public Safety Communications

Brady Corp. - BRC

Motorola Solutions - MSI

Tech Data Corporation - TECD

Zebra Technologies Corp. - ZBRA

Information Technology

Specialty Technology Distributors

FactSet Research Systems - FDS

CDW Corp. - CDW

MSCI, Inc. - MSCI

ScanSource, Inc. - SCSC

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. - WETF

Point-of-Sale Technology

VeriFone Systems, Inc. - PAY

Contact Information

phone    216.468.6916 (direct)
mobile   440.382.1824
email     keith.housum@northcoastresearch.com