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Equity Research Analyst - Metals & Mining - Associate

Morgan Stanley
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024
Description - External

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.


Morgan Stanley Investment Research is uniquely committed to being an essential part of our clients' investment process. We strive to be the sell-side research provider that best understands the buy side. Through relevant and timely conversations with leading investors, we focus resources on risk-reward essentials: identifying the investor debates, assessing the potential outcomes, and uncovering the evidence our clients need to validate their investment decisions. Our equity analysts cover some 3,000 stocks; our economists, strategists and fixed income analysts cover all major regions and other asset classes around the globe.

Equity Research

The Equity Research department is responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions, along with company fundamentals. It also collects and analyses financial information to make investment recommendations on stocks in specific sectors. Research analysts build financial models to explore alternative scenarios, examine industries and communicate with companies and investors. Equity Research team members discuss their analysis and investment recommendations in research notes. A career in investment research at Morgan Stanley demands a commitment to excellence and a passion for the markets as well as the highest level of integrity.

We are currently seeking an Associate to join our US Equity Research team in Mining and Metals.

The Associate's primary responsibilities are but are not limited to:

• Create and maintain earnings, valuation and industry models leveraging skills in accounting, finance and economics.

• Write research reports for initiations of coverage, analysis of data, earnings results, and industry news.

• Interact with institutional investors, respond to requests for models and data analysis.

• Keep abreast of industry-related news flow. Analyze implications of news/industry developments to companies under coverage.

• Develop and maintain relationships with investor relations personnel and management of companies under coverage.

• Conduct industry diligence and primary research through surveys, expert conference calls, and various channel checks to evaluate industry trends.

• Assist internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news in the sector


• The candidate will have 2 to 4 years of professional experience in Equity Research, Investment Banking, or Capital Market

• Experience utilizing Excel to Build / Maintain Financial models, an advanced level of excel proficiency is expected and required

• Experience writing in a professional capacity, e.g. crafting equity research notes / correspondence; presentation and/or development of industry report

• Strong PowerPoint skills are required

• Expected to be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure

• Strong attention to detail is a must

• CFA path is a plu

Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $150,000 and $200,000 per year for Associate, at the commencement of employment. However, base pay if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, other short and long-term incentive packages, and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.

Morgan Stanley's goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/Disability/Vet).

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