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Junior Financial Analyst

Chicago, Illinois, United States
August 30, 2018

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Samadrita Sengupta

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Seeking a full-time opportunity as an Entry Level Investment Analyst/Financial Analyst


oMaster of Science (Finance) May 2018

Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Relevant Coursework: Mathematics with Financial Application, Statistical Analysis in Financial Markets, Financial Modelling, Valuation-Portfolio Management, Futures-Options-OTC Derivatives, Financial Statement Analysis

Elective: Investment Banking, Equity Valuation, Credit Risk Management, Independent Study

Concentration: Corporate Finance

oBachelors in Technology (Electrical Engineering) June 2014

West Bengal University of Technology, India

Projects & Skills:

oResearch Project

Value computation of Jeep from Fiat Chrysler Automotive(FCA) and China-USA relations under Dean John Bilson and Professor John Szobocsan

Performed a detailed analysis on the industry, the future trends and the risks associated. Analyzed how the industry and consumers are slowly leaning towards electric car than fuel efficient cars. Performed a SWOT analysis of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Great Wall Motors

Analyzed the growing trend of technology in China and California. Computed mini case studies on Ferrari, M&A of Geely and Volvo and M&A of Dailmer Mercedes Benz and Chrysler Corporation. Analyzed the government policies in both the countries and how Chapter 11 affects the companies. Computed company analysis and discounted cash flow analysis between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Great Wall Motors

Analyzed the management scenario in both the companies. Analyzed the new offerings of FCA and how that can help them


Corporate Finance: United HealthCare

Calculated the monthly returns to run linear regression. Computed cost of capital and analyzed the optimal debt ratio of the company

Computed Free Cash Flow to Firm valuation model to find the growth rate. Calculated the value of the firm by perpetuity growth rate, normalized growth rate to find the new per share value

Computed a one year forecast of Free Cash Flow to Firm of the company to check the trend of the growth rate. Analyzed the past 5-year payout policy to check how the company has been doing in investments

Financial Statement Analysis: Kimberly Clark

Assessed the financial distress of the company by using Altman Z-score. Analyzed the historical operating performance by performing year to year trend analysis and calculating the profitability ratios

Analyzed the company's ROE by using the 3-step DuPont model, the factors driving the change in ROE, the liquidity position and the financial position. Performed a 3-year financial forecasting and prepared a complete forecast of Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement and Fixed Charge Coverage

Analyzed the adjusted financials by normalizing the company's earnings. Calculated the company's sustainable operating cash flow

Equity Research Project: Starbucks

Computed an investment summary on the company and recommended a BUY

Analyzed industry, competitors and historical performance. Performed forecasting of financials and risks the company might be facing

Valuated the company using Dividend Discount Model, Free Cash Flow to Firm Model and Price Multiples Model

Analyzed the risks associated with the company to check the possible negative industry developments, possible negative regulatory and legal developments, possible negative company developments. Performed SWOT analysis of the company

Credit Risk Management

Performed the credit analysis of consumer discretionary industry by looking at the outlook of the sector, preparing Altman Z-score. Developed Z-score model by running logistic regression to predict probability of an outcome

Calculated the probability of default by using the models: Rating Agency, Reduced Form Model, Merton Model or Structural Model and Hybrid Model. Performed sensitivity analysis by changing implied volatility, swap rate, market value of asset, recovery rate, rating notch and CDS spread

Analyzed the regulatory capital by using the standard approach and internal rating-based approach under Basel II capital adequacy rules. Analyzed scenarios and stress testing under economic condition of FED CCAR supervisory scenarios. Calculated the pre-provision net revenue modelling to check its effect on tier 1 common capital


Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, C++(learning)

Work Experience:

Financial Advisor Student Government Association August 2017-April 2018

Allocation of the student activity fund (SAF) to all student organizations on campus in a fair manner. Promotion of student involvement and campus life at Illinois tech

Holding authority to pass or reject budgets for events held in Illinois Tech. Advising event organizers to organize and develop budgets that are reasonable for consideration and guideline approved. Participating member of SGA, making new changes that make student life better

Equity Analyst Stuart Investments October 2016-November 2017

Stuart Investments is a student-run long only investment fund at Illinois Institute of Technology. Since inception, the fund outperformed S&P 500 by 2.49% on an annualized basis.

Performed stock recommendations, fundamental analysis, financial analysis, risk analysis and various valuation models based on industry and sector analysis

Assistant Production Manager P.M. Control Equipment Pvt Ltd September 2014-April 2016

Managed a group of 15 people to manufacture panel boards used for industrial purposes

Monitored monthly sales growth chart and sales target

Calculated the weekly waste produced using LEAN SIX SIGMAS

Analyzed profitability and cost analysis for various manufacturing panel boards

Prepared Value Stream Mapping to calculate the value added in the production process

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