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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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ER model update testWas looking for some information as to what type of things you can be asked to do in this kind of a test. ...
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Most common resources used in conducting market research?Hi there - I have an idea that I want to pitch to some folks and wanted to conduct due diligence/market research. I was wondering what resources are used by ER folks? I would like to answer questions about market size, competition, trends, demographics etc. Are any of these affordable for individ...
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Equity Research writing test+modeling test next Tuesday, seeking for adviceHey guys, I am going to attend a 2 hours writing test + modeling test for an ER position next Tuesday, since I dont have any experience or much knowledge about ER, could anyone give me some advice on what the test might cover or what should I prepare for it? Thanks. ...
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Free Equity Research Reports?Hi all, I am helping good friend with her ER Associate interview. Are there free equity research reports available somewhere online? I am in particular looking for reports for companies in the cleantech and software sectors. Also, what are the main questions they may ask in the ER interview? (I am...
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Difference between sell-side and buy-side equity research (culture/ atmosphere, salary, career paths, etc.)?Hi, I'm very curious about the difference between being a sell-side or a buy-side equity analyst. Of course, one main difference is that you don't talk to clients when you are a buy.side analyst and that your reports aren't published, as they are for internal use only. but what else? do pay (of cour...
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New post on acwcapital.wordpress.comNew post on acwcapital.wordpress.com regarding Invivo Therapeutics. ...
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ER and personal investments questionHello everyone, I am new here and about to graduate with a PhD in Organic chemistry and considering a drastic move to ER for pharmaceuticals. I have one main question. How do personal investments work in the sector that you are covering? Is it considered insider trading and forbidden? Assuming a sta...
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US Capital Advisors LLCHas anyone heard of them? Know anything about rep, comp, the usual questions about a firm? Looks like a Texas-only firm with the main office in Houston. ...
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Series 86 - FINRAHello, I am taking the Series 86 soon, does anybody have any advice? I've already passed the 7, 66 and 87 so this would be the last one. I'm scoring mid 80's on the practice exams and made sure I've understood each questions through and through. I am open to any advice. Thanks ...
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Accepted an offer at BB ERI accepted an offer at a BB ER recently. However I am also appearing for my CFA exam this June. For the past few months, due to the interview schedule and some health issues I really couldnt prepare for my CFA exam. I was wondering if it would be OK to ask for a week off before the exam (7th June) g...
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Most and least modeling-intensive sectorsAre certain sectors or teams in ER generally more "model-heavy" than others? For example, is it fair to say you will spend a lot more hours opining over a DCF in pharma than, say, consumer goods teams? Any information would be appreciated. As someone looking to enter the field, I absolutely love wr...
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Nooby question bear with me...Who cares about market capitalization if one company could have 5% of its equity outstanding in the form of stocks and another could have 50%? You see market capitalization everywhere but I don't understand how its any kind of useful thing to know about a company. ...
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Using S&P Capital IQHi fellow monkeys, Can anyone point me to some resources for learning how to use Cap IQ? I have some of the basics down, however I still do no know how to fully utilize the program. Any help would be appreciated and thank you in advance! ...
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why people do ERIf most of the associates never become analysts and break into buyside , why even some top school (columbia, Harvard) MBA choose to work in ER? ...
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TAG rep?Hey guys, Wondering if anyone had an opinion on TAG (telsey advisory group)?? I've heard mixed reviews so just wondering if anyone else had any experience. Thanks ...
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NCFM, NSE's Certification in Financial MarketsNCFM is an online testing and certification program. The basic aim is to test the practical knowledge and skills required to operate in the tough environs of financial markets. Contact us:- Wellindia Research & Education Pvt. Ltd. A - 78, Sector - 2, Noida, Near Sec 15 Metro Station, (U.P.) - 20...
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Working out Tangible Net WorthHi all, I hope I have posted this in the correct place. Apologies if not. I am trying to establish the tangible net worth of a company based on their balance sheet. This company is also the parent of a group of companies, but I only want the TNW of the stand alone company (i.e. not the group). Becau...
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What questions to expect for phone interview in sell-side ER?I apologize if this thread was covered before but I couldn't find an actual list of questions that a person can expect to prepare for an interview with the Hiring Manager/Analyst. Can anyone point in the right direction or have a good list to be prepared for? I'm really trying to do well on this upc...
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Typical Career Path of a Equity Resarch Analysts.This site talks a lot about IB, PE, VC and HF. I was wondering could someone provided a detail storyline of a typical Career path in Equity Research. Where do you typically start? Is there room for promotion and growth? How long does it usually take to get promoted? Whats the salary and work/life fi...
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BU or Purdue for equity research Hi everyone, I am looking for some advice. I would like to enter equity research at an AM firm and I want to use an MBA to do it. I have a BA in English and don't have experience in finance, but I have begun studying the CFA material. I've been accepted to BU's evening MBA and Purdue's full-time MB...
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Is this growth stock with a high P/E a valid stock pitch candidate?I am looking at a technology company after googling a bit and find this particular stock to be intriguing. The problem is that it's P/E is high at near 38 and the industry P/E is near 41. PEG ratio is near 2.2. Additionally, it appears that a lot of analysts have this stock as a buy/out-perform alre...
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difference between analyst and associate: europe vs USi know this question might come off as insulting to some people but recent job offers have made me doubt: while it is without doubt that in the ER business in the US you start as an Associate and then move on to the analyst position, is it really the reverse in Europe? (that is: you start as an anal...
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What are the main model of excel used by a equity research or analystMay sound trivial but i diden't attend a good business school and then i don't know nobody, there could be similar post but i think no recent ones. what are the most fomous model that a equity research or equity analyst use for evaluate a stock?? which book teach just the financial model for equity...
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