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7 tips to optimize your stock coverage universe

Long term career success or failure for equity analysts is many times dictated by the universe of stocks they are initially assigned to cover. Early in their careers, most buy-side and sell-side analysts have to accept whatever they’re given. But if at some point you are asked to provide input in defining your stock universe,… Read More »

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 »