Financial Analyst

  1. Concentrated Funds: Here's What to Know

    Concentrated funds can help clients achieve returns with a smaller base of diversification ...
  2. How to Forecast Rite Aid's Revenue (RAD)

    Learn a framework for using key performance indicators as a way to forecast Rite ...
  3. What Type Of Person Needs A Financial Advisor?

    What kind of person should enlist the help of a financial advisor and who might be ...
  4. What to Expect From TransUnion's Earnings (TRU)

    TransUnion is not the only company to have struggled after recently launching an ...
  5. Financial Analyst: Job Description & Average ...

    Understand the types of career paths you can take as a financial analyst, and learn ...
  6. Johnson & Johnson P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    Calculating and analyzing Johnson and Johnson's P/E Ratio.
  1. How to Forecast Rite Aid's Revenue (RAD)

    Learn a framework for using key performance indicators as a way to forecast Rite ...
  2. What to Expect From TransUnion's Earnings (TRU)

    TransUnion is not the only company to have struggled after recently launching an ...
  3. Will Apple's New Corporate Cloud Strategy Bear ...

    With some $216 billion in cash on its balance sheet, Apple can afford tons of talent, ...
  4. Johnson & Johnson P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    Calculating and analyzing Johnson and Johnson's P/E Ratio.
  5. Lockheed Martin P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    A quick analysis of Lockheed Martin's P/E ratio.
  6. Kinder Morgan P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    The largest energy infrastructure company in America gets a quick calculation and ...
  1. What are working capital costs?

    Discover what costs are included in working capital, and learn how to use working capital as an indicator of a company's ...
  2. What do hedge fund analysts do?

    Discover what a hedge fund analyst does by understanding what constitutes the major day-to-day responsibilities required ...
  3. How stressful is the typical corporate finance job?

    Learn more about careers in corporate finance, the stress associated with those jobs and why investment bankers feel the ...
  4. What are the benefits of hiring a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) to be my financial ...

    Find out what the CFA charter is. Understand the benefits of hiring a Chartered Financial Analyst as a personal financial ...
  1. Equity Investments: CFA Level II Tutorial

    Chapter 1: Equity Valuation: Its Applications and Processes Chapter 2: Return Concepts for Equity Valuation Chapter 3: Industry Analysis With Porter's 5 Forces
  2. Series 4

    FINRA Series 4 Exam Guide
Hot Definitions
  1. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  2. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  3. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  4. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  5. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  6. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS ...
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