Back to top

Analyst Blog

This page is temporarily not available.  Please check later as it should be available shortly. If you have any questions, please email customer support at support@zacks.com or call 800-767-3771 ext.  9339.

Leading middle market business owner Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI - Snapshot Report) recently announced the promotion of its Director of Financial Reporting, Ryan J. Faulkingham, to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Faulkingham will assume the new responsibilities from Nov 30, 2013 after the current CFO James J. Bottiglieri steps down from his position on the same date.

Faulkingham has a vast experience at the helm of the company and its subsidiaries in his existing position. The newly appointed CFO is expected to drive Compass Diversified to newer heights with his leadership traits, expertise and over 15 years of experience in finance and auditing. We believe that Faulkingham’s sector know-how will prove beneficial for Compass Diversified and unlock further value.

With experiences in companies like Merrill Lynch & Co, where Faulkingham prepared regulatory filings, performed technical accounting research and implemented policies, he is expected to revamp Compass Diversified and augment its revenues going forward. He is expected to emulate similar success in Compass Diversified by judiciously investing for organic growth initiatives and accretive acquisitions.

Headquartered in North America, Compass Diversified is engaged in acquiring controlling stakes in small to middle market companies. The company seeks to invest in industries such as manufacturing, distribution, consumer products and business services.

Compass Diversified currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). However, stocks that look promising and are worth a look now in the industry include Honeywell International Inc (HON - Analyst Report), Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (MIC - Snapshot Report) and Tyco International Ltd (TYC - Analyst Report), each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
 

Please login to Zacks.com or register to post a comment.

New to Zacks?

Start Here

Zacks Investment Research

Close

Are you a new Zacks Member or a visitor to Zacks.com?

Top Zacks Features

Learn more

Start for as little as $4.50 per trade.

My Portfolio Tracker

Is it Time to Sell?

One of the most important steps you can take today is to set up your portfolio tracker on Zacks.com. Once you do, you'll be notified of major events affecting your stocks and/or funds with daily email alerts.

More Zacks Resources

Zacks Rank Home - Evaluate your stocks and use the Zacks Rank to eliminate the losers and keep the winners.

Mutual Fund Rank Home - Evaluate your funds with the Mutual Fund Rank for both your personal and retirement funds.

Stock/Mutual Fund Screening - Find better stocks and mutual funds. The ones most likely to beat the market and provide a positive return.

My Portfolio - Track your Portfolio and find out where your stocks/mutual funds stack up with the Zacks Rank.

Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers for Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers

Company Symbol Price %Chg
DIXIE GRP IN DXYN 15.84 +7.90%
BOFI HLDG IN BOFI 85.30 +4.97%
RAMBUS INC RMBS 12.31 +4.41%
VIPSHOP HOLD VIPS 148.73 +4.35%
NETFLIX INC NFLX 345.74 +4.32%