In this article, we are going to discuss how and where to find the stock research reports for FREE. But before we learn where to find the stock research reports, let’s first understand the pros and cons of reading research reports.
Pros and cons of reading stock research reports:
Frequent reading of the research reports of public companies has both pros and cons. Here are the few common ones–
Pros of reading stock research reports:
§Saves time to collect data: If you are new to the stock market and do not know where to obtain the company data for research, then stock research reports can help you a lot. These reports contain many essential stock data in a customized format.
§You can develop analytical skills: If you continuously read the stock research reports, you can learn the approach that the analyst used to analyze the stock and his/her stock data interpretation techniques.
§You can get an extra opinion: By reading the research report of a company by different analysts, you can get an additional opinion- which can help you avoid the confirmationbias.
Cons of reading stock research reports
§Paralysis by Analysis: Sometimes reading multiple research reports might make your investment decision ‘complex’ and ‘indecisive’. If three analysts are giving buy call and the other three are arguing to sell, then it might be little tricky to decide which step to take.
§You might get influenced by the opinion of the analyst: It is very common to get influenced by the buy/sell opinion of the analyst after reading the report. And this might not always be profitable for the investors.
How to make the best use of stock research reports?
The best way to effectively use stock research reports is to read the analysis and ignore the section where the analyst makes his/her recommendation (buy/sell call). Take your own independent intelligent decision after reading the report.
Moreover, it’s not difficult to make your investment decision- once you get used to reading and understanding the research reports. If you start reading even 2-3 research reports per week, you can develop good analytical skills within a few months.
Best websites to find stock research reports of Indian companies for free:
There are two easy approaches to find the stock research reports of Indian companies. First, simply google the company whose report you want to study. You will get many useful links to research reports. However, this approach might be a little inefficient for the beginners.
The second method is to get the research reports from a few financial websites who collect this information. There are the two best websites where you can easily find the stock research reports of Indian public companies.