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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 ...
04 years 6 months ago
Grocery Store stocks: why are P/E ratios so high?I want to create 3 statement, comparable company, and DCF models for a well known grocery store/supermarket chain. My ultimate goal is to use the analysis to create a solid stock pitch for interviews. I've identified a few stocks that analysts are bullish on, but they all have high P/E ratios: Harri...
153 hours 52 min ago
Fidelity - P Test PreparationHi guys I've been shadowing WSO for a long time and this is my first post. Really amazed with the insights available on this forum. I'm a junior based in APAC who just got notification of advancement to Fidelity's P Test. As I've never been done an equity research interview / stock test, hope to kno...
03 hours 53 min ago
How do you value a watch company?How do you value a Watch company like Richard Mille? All similar companies are privately held. ...
1313 hours 13 min ago
pain pills We are suppliers of Drugs and pain medication.We have been in the supply of this product for a good number of years and do have good experience. Due to our experience, we have been able to meet our client demand at every angle of the globe with goods being in very good condition.We call on interes...
021 hours 53 min ago
Order of Positions on ER?What is the order of ER levels? I understand there are Associate, Junior, and Senior analysts, but I am confused whether Associate comes before Junior, or vice-versa. If I've just completed my undergrad, would I be seeking an Associate position, then move up to Junior, then Senior? ...
71 day 4 hours ago
Best/Underserved Industry to FollowHey Guys, Before I begin, I FULLY UNDERSTAND that industries are picked based on need of the ER division/whatever field interests you the most. However,I was wondering for someone looking to break in, what would be better: 1. Cover a hot industry like Tech and Media 2. Cover an underserved industry...
21 day 6 hours ago
ER ASSOCIATE Interview - Is this appropriate?So, I've got an Equity Research Associate interview next week with the Analyst that I would be supporting. I'm told he's been covering the alternative energy equities for quite some time now, so I think it is safe to assume he is at least in his 30s. I am fully aware that I will need to be prepared ...
41 day 12 hours ago
CAPIQ Vs. EikonHello all, Which platform is better and why? Is it a no-contest that one blows the other out of the water? Currently using CAPIQ and am really happy with it but due to some organizational changes we are thinking of switching. Thanks! ...
01 day 17 hours ago
Signing up for the CFA, should I use Schweser or AnalystNotes?Hey guys, I'm trying to get into equity research and heard from an exec that one of the best ways to do this is to take and pass the CFA tests. I'm about to sign up for the CFA level 1 and I would like to buy some study materials. In comparing, I've come across Schweser and AnalystNotes. Schweser is...
72 days 7 hours ago
DCF Review / Help?Hello everyone, I'm in need of some help with DCF modelling, as it is my first time working with the model. I've attached the work I've done on Harmon International Industries (this is just for practice, and I chose a company that are in line with my interests). If anyone can go over it and give me ...
172 days 9 hours ago
Quarterly Financial ModelI'm looking to create a sell-side equity research style report for a stock I'm researching (to eventually get a job in ER). I've built an annual DCF model and would like to add a quarterly EPS forecast. Do I need to re-do my model on a quarterly basis (i.e. create a quarterly B/S) or can I just hard...
22 days 12 hours ago
Superday interviewer responds to thank-you emailOne of my superday interviewers replied to my thank-you email with poor grammar saying "good luck with the process." That's a bad sign am I right? ...
33 days 6 hours ago
How to determine FCF growth rate (perpetuity growth method)How do I calculate a growth rate for free cash flows in the terminal period? ...
73 days 13 hours ago
Stern, Yale, or Cornell MBA: Which is the best for ER?Which of the three MBA programs has the best placement for equity research upon graduation? Also, what experience or credentials should one have to break into ER post-MBA? ...
54 days 3 hours ago
Investments by Bodie solutions manualWould anyone here happen to have the solutions manual. I was given this book by a colleague at work and I would like to check my solutions. 8e, 9e or any edition is fine. Thanks. ...
364 days 13 hours ago
Deutsche Bank - Compliance Analyst InterviewHello, I was just wondering if any of you have been to a first round compliance analyst interview at DB? If so, what kind of questions did they ask? I promise to do a review after I finish the interview to help other candidates. ...
05 days 4 hours ago
Ranking BB Equity ResearchYes, I know... another rankings thread (monkey shit me if you must, but I genuinely think this can add value for people), but I noticed there hasn't been much discussion at any point recently of the relative strength of the research departments at bulge brackets. I know it would be helpful those of ...
35 days 9 hours ago
ER Wealth Management v. Sell-Side I am in the final stage of interviews with a small regional bank that has a wealth management division that manages $1B in assets. The position is a generalist equity research role with some trading components but is part of a 6 person team which consists of 3 PMs, a head trader, CIO, and this futur...
35 days 11 hours ago
Solutions to Common FactSet ProblemsConsidering the number of people complaining about FactSet on these forums, I thought I would start a thread to provide people with solutions for some of the more common problems. Despite the large number of FactSet users that are out there, it is surprisingly difficult to find solutions to common p...
15 days 14 hours ago
AMA: Equity Research in HK/SingaporeHey guys, I've been lurking on WSO since my undergrad, and thought it was a good time to give back. A bit about me... Grew up in a Western country, did high school in SEA, university from a top school in Australia. Did everything a bit accelerated and graduated at 19. First job out of college was a...
295 days 21 hours ago


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