Financial Analyst

  1. 3 Things to Know Before Taking Sell Side Recommendations

    Learn about the equity research process to understand the incentives faced by published ...
  2. 3 Suggestions Before Reading Analyst Stock Recommendation

    Discover the true motivations and priorities of sell-side analysts and why individual ...
  3. Comerica Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (CMA)

    Comerica will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  4. Concentrated Funds: Here's What to Know

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

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

    What kind of person should enlist the help of a financial advisor and who might be ...
  1. Comerica Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (CMA)

    Comerica will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  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 to Expect From TransUnion's Earnings (TRU)

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

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

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

    A quick analysis of Lockheed Martin's P/E ratio.
  1. How do I become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)?

    Understand what it means to hold the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Learn how a candidate can work to become a ...
  2. Are money market funds considered cash?

    Learn the difference between how analysts and auditors treat money market funds and why not knowing the difference can hurt ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. What do hedge fund analysts do?

    Discover what a hedge fund analyst does by understanding what constitutes the major day-to-day responsibilities required ...
  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. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  2. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  3. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
  4. Underweight

    1. A situation where a portfolio does not hold a sufficient amount of a particular security when compared to the security's ...
  5. Russell 3000 Index

    A market capitalization weighted equity index maintained by the Russell Investment Group that seeks to be a benchmark of ...
  6. Enterprise Value (EV)

    A measure of a company's value, often used as an alternative to straightforward market capitalization. Enterprise value is ...
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