Category Archives: Best practice

10 tips to become a top equity research analyst

1. Develop proprietary opinions based on primary research. Regularly check with competitors, customers, and suppliers of each of your companies. Develop unique approaches to financial analysis. Perform proprietary surveys. Avoid at all costs simply repeating guidance or management opinions unless you disagree with them. 2. Be proactive. Strive to be the first to market with… Read More »

Valuation of a mining company

Imagine you want to value a gold mining company “GOLDY Explorers”, which has 25 million ounces in resource estimates and 5 million ounces in reserves. How would you value GOLDY Explorers? The answer lies in the question itself, since what you actually want to value are the 30 million ounces in resource/reserves. However, you cannot… Read More »