Understanding Equity Markets

This one day Understanding Equity Markets course covers global equity markets from an investor’s perspective. The course provides a deep understanding of the nature of equity investment and its potential risks and rewards as well as methodologies for effectively analysing equity markets. The course includes hands-on exercises in quantitative analysis and uses case studies to exemplify key market trends.


We welcome all participants; in particular this course is highly recommended for:

  • Financial analysts
  • Quantitative analysts
  • Risk managers
  • Settlements and middle office staff
  • Investors
  • New financial markets employees


One day

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course delegates should have a broad understanding of the following subject areas:

  • Equity market overview; history, key investors and the role of exchanges
  • Equity’s position in a firm’s capital structure
  • Risk and return characteristics of equity securities
  • Sectoral analysis of equity markets: methods for grouping equities with their peers
  • Equity security analysis: balance sheet valuation and earnings growth estimation
  • Pricing models and establishing fair value for equity investments
  • Interpretation of key ratios, including dividend yield, price/earnings and gearing
  • Macro- and microeconomic factors affecting equity prices
  • The future of global equity markets


This course has no prerequisites. Although equity analysis involves a wide range of accounting and economic concepts, these will be introduced with no prior knowledge needed.

Quartic Support

Quartic is here to support you at every stage of your studying. Tutors are available by phone, e-mail or Skype, or in person if you are coming to face-to-face classes. Our Support team can assist with every aspect of administration.

Please contact us on +44 (0) 20 7776 7500 or email us at [email protected] with any questions you may have and we will be happy to help you.

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