Financial Analysis: Conduct thorough analysis of financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, to assess a company's financial health.
Industry Research: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, market dynamics, and macroeconomic factors that may impact specific sectors or companies.
Company Analysis: Analyze and evaluate individual companies by assessing their competitive positioning, management quality, growth prospects, and valuation.
Valuation Modeling: Develop and maintain financial models, such as discounted cash flow (DCF) models, relative valuation models (comparable analysis), and other relevant methodologies to estimate a company's intrinsic value.
Data Collection: Gather and validate data from various sources, including financial databases, industry reports, regulatory filings, and interviews with company management.
Report Generation: Prepare research reports and investment recommendations based on your analysis. These reports should include detailed explanations of your findings, investment thesis, risks, and potential returns.
Client Communication: Communicate research findings and investment recommendations to clients or internal stakeholders through written reports, presentations, and meetings.
Portfolio Monitoring: Continuously monitor the performance of stocks and industries under coverage, and update recommendations as needed based on changing market conditions and company developments.
Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that all research activities comply with relevant regulatory requirements and industry best practices, such as adhering to Chinese Wall guidelines and disclosure regulations.