Sell-side analyst

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Sell-side analyst

A financial analyst who works for a brokerage firm and whose recommendations are passed on to the brokerage firm's customers. Also called Wall Street analyst.

Sell-Side Analyst

A securities analyst who works for a brokerage. The observations and recommendations of sell-side analysts are given to brokers, who in turn pass them along to the firm's clients. They are also called Wall Street analysts.
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Although providing a major relief to the investors drowned in misery, sell side analysts cautioned that it was too early to tell if the market had managed to find a firm foothold or the recovery was merely cherry-picking by long-term value investors, of stocks across the board, now trading at heavy discounts.
Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Lee Herzog raised her price target for Clorox to $160 from $145 to reflect a higher ''flight to quality'' premium multiple after the company hosted a meeting for sell side analysts. The analyst notes that management's tone was positive and she came away with a better appreciation of Clorox's solid execution as it appears to be controlling what it can control by aggressively leading with pricing, leaning into cost savings, and delivering a strong F2H innovation slate.
A total of almost 1700 company specific evaluations from sell side analysts have been collected from the beginning of August to mid October, 2013.