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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...
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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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TMT Internet Industry Outlook ReportI have some great reports. TMT, Internet Industry reports by BBs. One report is on 2015 U.S. Consumer Internet Outlook 476 pager! ...
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Sum of the Parts valuationWould anyone be willing to take a quick look at my go at an intrinsic SOTP valuation? Please & thank you ...
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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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MBA for breaking into Equity Research?I was admitted to NYU Stern's full-time MBA program for the fall and am excited about the prospect of business school, but also nervous about making the leap and whether the ROI as a career switcher will work out. I'm a career switcher looking to move into investment research from a non-finance back...
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If the market is closed does ER still work? I'm interning at a BB this summer in ER and July 3rd is a market holiday. Do people in ER still work if the market is closed? ...
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Modeling downstream oil companyFew questions about modeling a downstream oil & gas company. 1. what are the key elements (ratios etc) i should be looking into when modeling within this space? 2. does anyone have a template or reference material i can take a look at that is specific to this sector? Thanks a lot! ...
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AMA: Back Office to BB ERI got a lot out of WSO on my path to equity research and am finally getting around to returning the favor. Background-wise, I went to a "semi-target" if you want to call it that, and had a good time (GPA was 3.4ish). Few internships under my belt, but nothing the recruiters would like. Lucked out af...
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Writing & Modeling Test Please HelpHello all, I got into a second round equity research interview at a BB, and am going to go through this 4-hour writing & modeling test that sounds like a whole lot of time for a test. I am in the same company so i can get hold of some research and familiarize myself with how it's written. But co...
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Best Industry GuidesHey guys, I will be starting at a buyside shop as a RA this fall. Previously I was in banking internships, so ER and the sectors I will be covering are largely new to me. Does anyone have any great recommendations on site/books in which to get really in depth coverage on a particular industry? I'd l...
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Fixed income question: which company's bond should we buy?I have an upcoming interview with an Asset Management firm for a role in their FI group. Before the interview they are asking me to write a short recommendation on which company's 10yr bullet bond the firm should purchase. Three companies were given and their credit ratings are BBB,BBB,BBB+ respecti...
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Food & HPC PrimerI have an ER Associate interview coming up for the Food and HPC sector and I'm hoping someone is able to share/link a useful primer. I couldn't find much searching the forum and the latest I could find on Google was a rather brief and dated overview. Cheers! ...
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Boutique ER + BB Finance SA => FT BB ER?A little bit of background: Currently a junior at a non target Currently doing an internship in the equity research group at local boutique, this summer I will be interning in the Finance division at BB(MS/GS) in NY Networked hard and went through IBD SA recruiting at a couple of BB's with no offer....
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Does anyone know the interview process for Jefferies Equity Research?Hi All, I have applied for a position in Equity Reseach at Jefferies and have a phone interview with the HR on Tuesday. Does anyone know the recruitment process after the HR phone interview? How many rounds and what all should I expect? Just want to be prepared the best I can. Thanks!! ...
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Equity Research in the REIT Industry. Need more information. I have an interview coming up for a position for the field. While its not my first choice, this bank feels I would be a great fit for this position and its probably my in to getting into ER. Is covering the REIT space desirable? Is it an interesting field? Would it pay well? I would be an associate ...
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AMA 1st year associate sell-side credit research at BB in LondonHi All, I've been lurking around WSO for a very long time, and a lot of the information on this website had a big impact on helping me land where I am today, so I thought I'd give back and provide advice to anybody who wants to find out more about research in general and more specifically credit res...
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KBW ERHi Everyone, KBW has a couple of opportunities out there in the ER space. Does anyone know what the culture is like in research there? This has come up a couple of times, but most threads were ~ 4 years old, and they've been acquired by Stifel since then. Wondering what research associates make ther...
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Equity research reports - BB technology TMT industry reportsmsg me if you would like copies - comprehensive industry reports - full length ...
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Advice From a Seasoned Equity AnalystSo, I used this website years ago when I was getting into equity research. 7 years on and now considering the buyside, I thought it would helpful to share my experience and advice as this website at the time was very useful in the early years of my career. Please don't ask me for a job as I am not h...
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Equity Research - Jefferies/William Blair/GuggenheimWhich firm is better for a junior position? Would appreciate insights on brand name, quality of research, exit to BB or buy-side research, pay, culture, upper management, etc. Thank you all! ...
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Follow up after the interview I interviewed for a research associate position with hiring analyst and current research associate last week. One day after I had the interview, I sent them a thank you note and got a response "let's keep in touch" from the associate. Toward the end of the interview, I was told that they just start...
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FBR - Equity Sales CandidateSafe to say that most mid-tier brokerages are and will continue to struggle. With that being said, I still believe one can do well if they are in the right seat. Anywho, FBR - a friend has an upcoming "super day." He is a junior currently (3 years) and is looking for the next step. What can he expec...
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Post-MBA ER comp? Banking comp is pretty standard, but i've heard a lot of different numbers for post-mba ER associate comp. Is a signing bonus typical or does it depend on the shop? What are some of the numbers like? ...
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How to follow up after equity research interviewI interviewed a well-known boutique equity research firm in New York 2 weeks ago. I was interviewed by research head and an research analyst. I think I did good on technical questions and introducing my qualifications. I completed their test, which is writing a earning note and updating financial mo...
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