investment analyst

Definition

One who analyzes securities on behalf of an investment firm and its clients to provide valuation advice pertinent to the firm's holdings or recommended portfolio. The analysis is provided in the form of reports used by the firm and its clients for making investment decisions regarding specific securities.

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I spend a long afternoon at lunch with my investment analyst and came away with reams of data and recommendations that were a great help to me.

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I always listen to my father's opinions on the stock market because he has a close friend who works as an investment analyst who keeps him well informed.

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Fidelity employed 50 investment analysts to analyze securities and provide daily reports to help them become one of the largest investment firms nationwide.

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