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5 Stocks in Focus on Recent Broker Rating Upgrades
While designing a portfolio, investors always look to garner handsome returns. However, with a deluge of stocks flooding the market at a particular point of time, the task is anything but simple.
In view of the above constraints, proper guidance is needed for success in the investing world. In the absence of proper guidance, identifying a winning stock is akin to searching for ‘a needle in a haystack’ for an investor. Proper guidance, in this respect, comes from brokers who are deemed experts.
Of the three types of brokers/analysts (sell-side, buy-side and independent) present in the investment world, sell-side analysts are the most common. Various brokerage firms employ the sell-side analysts to provide unbiased opinion to investors after thorough research. Buy-side analysts are employed by hedge funds, mutual funds etc. while the independent ones simply sell their reports to investors.
Brokers, irrespective of their type, attend company conference calls/presentations and scrutinize every detail available publicly before advising investors about their course of action. Individual investors, more often than not, do not have access to such detailed and well-researched information.
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