Tom Nikic

AREA OF FOCUS

Footwear

Apparel

E-commerce

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)
  • Series 7, 63, and 87 licenses

ANALYST BIOGRAPHY

Tom Nikic, CFA® is an Equity Research Analyst covering the footwear and apparel sectors. He has been covering the consumer discretionary sector of footwear for the past dozen years and has recently expanded his scope of coverage to include the apparel space. His prior sell-side experience at Wells Fargo, Sterne Agee and Cowen & Company covered both domestic and international companies across various market capitalizations and product categories.

Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Economic Analysis from the State University of New York, at Binghamton. He also holds the CFA® distinction.

ANALYST EDGE

Tom’s Edge: His differentiated coverage is based on thoughtful, proactive, thematic research – particularly utilizing a mathematical approach. He’s well known for his work on the sneaker space, where he meticulously keeps abreast of emerging and changing trends in the industry. As one of the few consumer-focused analysts covering the e-commerce space, he also dives deep into retail consolidation in the era of increased online competition. Through this, Tom has become a key resource for investors looking for the latest information and guidance in the footwear and apparel space – including new, digitally-native business models.

COMPANIES UNDER COVERAGE

  • adidas AG (ADS GR)
  • Carter’s, Inc. (CRI)
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp (DECK)
  • Farfetch Ltd. (FTCH)
  • Foot Locker Inc (FL)
  • Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)
  • Nike, Inc. (NKE)
  • Poshmark Inc. (POSH)
  • PVH Corp (PVH)
  • Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL)
  • RealReal Inc. (REAL)
  • Revolve Group Inc. (RVLV)
  • Skechers USA Inc (SKX)
  • Steve Madden, Ltd. (SHOO)
  • Stitch Fix Inc. (SFIX)
  • ThredUp Inc. (TDUP)
  • Under Armour (UAA)
  • VF Corporation (VFC)