Earnings Reports From a Pandemic | Podcast | Jeff DeMaso, Charlie Toole, and Kate Austin

Earnings Reports From a Pandemic: Innovation, Adaptation and Taking Shelter

May 6, 2020

Episode Description
FEATURING Jeff DeMaso, Charlie Toole, and Kate Austin

Earnings and interest rates drive stock prices over time. Given the pandemic and stay-at-home advisories, first-quarter earnings season has held extra importance for investors wanting to know how companies fared as the economy ground to a halt and how they’re planning to battle back in the months and quarters ahead.

In this episode of The Adviser You Can Talk To Podcast, Director of Research Jeff DeMaso speaks to Vice President and Portfolio Manager Charlie Toole and Equity Research Analyst Kate Austin, who run our Dividend Income Strategy. These seasoned investment strategists discuss how they take in what they’re hearing from individual companies for a clearer sense of the overall economy and where we’re headed.

Topics include:

  • Which industries are being hit especially hard?
  • How do you predict future earnings with this landscape?
  • Where we see opportunities for long-term investors
  • Companies innovating to succeed now and when recovery begins

And amid the challenges, we’re also seeing silver linings. For our informative insights on how companies are adapting to a pandemic, click above to listen now!

Podcast released on May 6, 2020. This podcast is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as financial, legal, tax or insurance advice even though these topics may be discussed. Information and events addressed in this podcast, as well as the job titles, job functions and employment of the podcast’s participants with respect to Adviser Investments, LLC may have changed since this podcast was released. For more information on each individual featured in this podcast, see the Our People section of our website.

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Companies are doing anything they can to preserve capital… [They’re thinking] how can we ride out this storm because we don’t know how long it’s going to last or how the consumer will react.

Kate Austin

Equity Research Analyst

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