One of the rituals of being a stock market analyst is that you must analyze the quarterly results of each and every company that is under your research coverage.
The analysis report has to be sent to clients the very same day, as the target is always to be the ‘first to market’.
I was part of this ritual for 8 years, or 32 quarters. At any point in time during these 8 years, I had around 20-25 large and small companies under my coverage.
In short, over these years, I wrote around 650-800 result analysis reports. If that was not enough, there was a considerable amount of time spent listening to managements through conference calls that were organized after the results came out.
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