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ALLANA MANAGEMENT JOURNAL OF RESEARCH, PUNE - Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2013- June 2013

Pages: 64-72
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Author: Sukte Shahid Abdul Jabbar

Category: General Management


This paper investigates and examines the prevailing pract1ce of preparing an “Equity Analysis Report” by a Sell Side Analyst and EquJty Researcher to issue the predictive “Earning and Price Target” relating to a particular listed company Stock” to their clients and investors in Indian security markets. The paper also describes and explains the key financial information and Contents normally found in Analysts’ Report, Terminologies and Parlances used by analysts, Structure of report usually followed for presenting the information, Valuation Models and approaches to assume or set a prfce target. The paper also ponders over the validity of Arguments put forward to justify the raw assumptions and finally, types of Investment Recommendations given and Disclaimers to their clients and Investors. KEYWORDS Practice of preparing equity analysis report, sell side investors, earning forecast, price target, key financial information and contents, (target price) valuation models and approaches, investment recommendation issued, disclaimer given by analysts.