What does an Equity Research Analyst do?

Equity research analysts have a comprehensive background in financial markets and work under financial managers, providing them with recommendations about investment decisions. They gather the needed information to develop a complete picture of a business’s other investing options and specifically focus on securities investments including bonds, options, and stocks.

Equity research analysts produce reports outlining relevant considerations and making their recommendations. They meet with management and explain their conclusions and often specialize in a particular industry to continually monitor the conditions. Equity research analysts create reports, conduct research, analyze financial information, and make predictions regarding financial matters, and present findings in meetings utilizing strong communication and analytical skills. Equity research analysts need a bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, or a similar study area.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
12%
2 - 4
74%
5 - 7
7%
8+
7%

Common Skill Sets

Balance Sheets
Creative Thinking
New MBA Graduate
Spreadsheets
Motivated
Analytical Thinking
Interpersonal and Communication
Strong WORK Ethic

Equity Research Analyst Seniority Levels

Portfolio Manager
15% made the transition
Investment Banking Analyst
32% made the transition
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Equity Research Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹ 7,53,416 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹280K
Median: ₹753K
₹2,045K
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