Article Buy Side Vs Sell Side Analysts

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Much is made of the “Wall Street analyst” as though it were a uniform job description. In reality, there are significant differences between sell-side and buy-side analysts. True, both spend much of their day researching companies and industries in an effort to handicap the winners or losers. On many fundamental levels, however, the jobs are quite different.
The Sell-Side Job DescriptionSimply put, the job of a sell-side research analyst is to follow a list of companies, all typically in the same industry, and provide regular research reports to the firm’s clients. As part of that process, the analyst will typically build models to project the firms’ financial results, as well as speak with customers, suppliers, competitors, and other sources with knowledge of the industry. From the public’s standpoint, the ultimate outcome of the analyst’s work is a research report, a set of financial estimates, a price target, and a recommendation as to the stock’s expected performance
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bobcollett

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Analysts.

A well written article,easy to understand and factually correct. Perhaps Stephen can follow up and tell us a bit more how these buy/ sell side analysts actually get their info.So we can try the same.
bobc
 
 
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