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SPOTLIGHT: Equity Research Rendezvous Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis' Equity Research Rendezvous is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in equity research, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we've created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in ...
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Moving from Buy Side Equity Research to Sell Side Equity ResearchHi Guys, I'm interning at a large AM arm of a bank doing buy side equity research. I want to move to sell side equity research because of the training program.( i don't want to fuck up investing too early in my career). How do I go about recruiting if my bank is a client at these firms? Also are my...
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Why did you choose ER?Why did you choose ER? Did you consider IB? Whats your lifestyle like? Hours? Are you happy with your work/job? Whats your day to day like? Some questions I thought I'd throw out there as I'm still trying to decide between the two. I know the topic has been beaten to death of ER vs IB etc etc but I ...
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Requesting two positions within same firm?Fellow monkeys, I had applied for a position for an industry group that was within my second favorable preference but recently they had added a position that is first on my list. I have also recently signed up first rounds with an associate for my second preference. Would you contact hr recruiter an...
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SB for Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Industry PrimersI am looking for some healthcare/pharma/biotech primers, primarily from BBs. If anybody can provide copies of the most recent editions, particularly Deutsche Bank's "Global Pharmaceuticals: Pharmaceuticals for Beginners", they will receive 2 SBs for each primer. PM me please if you have any primers....
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BB First Year Equity Research Base Salaries as of now?Hey everyone, Just wondering if anyone could fill me in on what are the BB Equity Research base salaries for first years right out of undergraduate as of now. ...
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Best Books for Equity ResearchLooking to break into Equity Research. The consensus seems to be that Rosenbaum and Pearl, Damodaran, and McKinsey are best for solidifying an understanding of valuation. Thoughts on which is best, as well as any comparison of these books, would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! ...
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Summer Analyst 2016I'm a rising junior and I've recently been looking at a lot of different options in terms of what I want to do next summer and in the future. I think that ER might be a good fit for me but I don't know that many people who've gone into ER (almost everyone around me are prepping for or are already in...
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ER Interview PreparationHi everyone! I am beginning to prepare for recruiting/stock pitches and will be following a few stocks closely this summer. I am wondering if it is best to follow stocks in the same sector or diversify across sectors. Please let me know when you get a chance. Thanks in advance. ...
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Finaance Interview Questions - Need HelpI was asked 2 questions in a finance interview. I just graduated and was stuck answering thesm. Can you guys help me with answering them for future interviews? Thanks. 1) If you chose a company, how would you know it was long or short, why? 2) What is the company's valuation relative to its current ...
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Finaance Interview Questions - Need HelpI was asked 2 questions in a finance interview. I just graduated and was stuck answering thesm. Can you guys help me with answering them for future interviews? Thanks. 1) If you chose a company, how would you know it was long or short, why? 2) What is the company's valuation relative to its current ...
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PWM Offer to ERIn the winter I spoke with somebody at a boutique shop, and was eventually offered a PWM job upon graduation (next semester). I've turned my interest to ER and decided I would much rather pursue that than a career in PWM. I really hit it off with the person I spoke with at the company; however, how ...
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What are the different ways you classify equity research firms?I'm interested in generating a comprehensive list of firms and how they're generally classified. Besides buyside and sellside, what are other ways ER firms are classified and what are the main firms that fall into those classifications? From my limited understanding, there is BB on the sell side (...
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Earnings call questionsBeen listening to quite a few earnings calls as of late, is there a requirement for analysts to ask questions? ...
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Networking into ERHey everyone! I am an incoming undergrad senior at a target school. Although I am interning for a financial consulting firm this summer, I have realized that I would much rather work in equity research as a career (did not know this at the time of recruiting unfortunately). Given that I am not a sum...
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DCFs vs MultiplesI've written an article about this here:http://www.treetis.com/blog/2015/6/8/valuation-why... I've had this discussion many times on these forums. I think there is too much importance placed on DCFs - maybe because it seems like something people in finance do. In reality, it's not used as much in eq...
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Working hours for covering European equities in LondonI wanted to see if anyone had any input on this: I'm interviewing soon for an ER position that is meant to cover European equities from London. I've heard that generally the ER people try to get in a bit before the markets open so as to brief the traders/sales people. Taking into consideration the...
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Acquiring Research/Sell-Side ResearchHello WSO, I have finished a complete financial statement model and analysis of both a the REIT sector and a company within but would now like to read some research on the company in question. Is there anyway for someone to get sell-side research or any resources to get research/info on specific com...
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Pitching A Stock With No Comparable Companies?Do you guys think it is a good or bad idea to pitch a small-cap stock with no comparable companies? On one hand you can make the argument of "No one else does this and very few analysts cover the stock. Therefore, the market has mispriced the situation for XYZ reasoning." The parts that sucks is tha...
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Data for analysis/research? Suggestions?Hi guys, So the deal is I'm a student analyst in a VC/PE fund next to my studies which I'm very grateful for. This is the first time they've hired an actual "analyst" and am thus currently the only in-house analyst. However, I need some help from you guys. One of my main tasks is to usually conduct ...
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Should I try to quit my weird gig for an equity research associate position? How competitive am I?Title asks the questions. Thoughts are appreciated. Details on my background: -Graduated 2012, little-known midwestern private school. Full ride scholarship, summa cum laude, math & econ major. -Worked at mutual fund company you would recognize for 18 months, quantitative investing / risk wor...
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Valuation Methods used in both Buy and Sell sideHi everyone, I searched around the forum regarding the valuation methods discussion and saw many different opinions.... Generally there are 4 methods.... But under DCF, there are many and i am wondering how many of them are actually used in the industry? Dividend Discount, FCFE, FCFF, Residual Incom...
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Forecasting revenue from backlog?Fellow analysts, I am in the process of building a model for a construction company that reports "project backlog" on a quarterly basis, with revenues being recognized on a percentage of completion basis (for a specific project) after some threshold is met. The question is, when forecasting quarter...
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