equity research


A professional term for the work performed by securities analysts, whose profit forecasts define "Street expectations" during an earnings season. Analysts are often assigned a sector to cover, such as biotech, technology, retail or commodities. Equity research is conducted through studying a composite of financial records, news stories and interviews with company insiders. Also called securities research

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I was a security analyst and did a lot of equity research that was really good and worth the time.

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Many investors consume copious amounts of equity research, hoping to gain an edge on the market and receive hot stock tips.

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My associate began their equity research in order to provide an accurate analysis of our expected profits for the next quarter.

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