Stephens

www.stephens.com
Profile Unclaimed

Stephens Investment Banking Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Sep 23, 2014
Updated Sep 23, 2014
3 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

100%
0%
0%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

40%

Interview Difficulty

2.3
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

3 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

 

Investment Banking Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Application Details

interviewed at Stephens in September 2013.

Interview Details

Applied through school. Had a 2 on 1 interview which I did not get past. They then have a super-day in Little Rock. Usually have 30-40 candidates and give offers to around 15. Most position are in Little Rock, Dallas, and Atlanta.

Interview Questions
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Stephens

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Little Rock, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Little Rock, AR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Stephens in October 2007.

    Interview Details

    Stephens hires directly on my campus and will solicit resumes through the career center, although non core schools can have their resume read by emailing our recruiters. On campus interviews are straight forward, most questions are "fit" related. Stephens care first and foremost about fit with the department, then financial knowledge. Super Saturday is preceded by a dinner with the senior bankers on Friday and drinks with the junior bankers and analysts. Saturday is a series of interviews with junior and senior bankers that, depending on the person, are usually geared towards fit.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Nonexistent, take it or leave it
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Analyst (Investment Banking) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Stephens in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    The first round of the interview process was conducted by way of phone and they asked basic questions about why you want to do investment banking, what classes you have taken, and what your background is. All of them were the normal, fit or behavioral type of questions one would expect in an interview. I might also have been asked to go over my resume, but nothing stressful.

    I was then invited to participate in a Super Saturday event in their Little Rock office (hq) where there were 42 candidates if I remember correctly. The first night everyone got in, there was a dinner reception where all kinds of people from 2nd year analysts all the way up to the heads of investment banking were in attendance to judge your fit within the company. The next day there were about 5 rounds of interviews per applicant where the interviewers also asked all about your resume, motivation for doing investment banking specifically, etc etc. I heard some people were asked basic DCF questions but the hardest thing I got was how I would evaluate a company that Stephens was considering investing in. From what I understand, they are looking for demonstrably intelligent people who would fit in with the firm culture.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you evaluate a company Stephens was considering investing in?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Unfortunately, I did not try to negotiate, but I consider this a mistake.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Work at Stephens? Share Your Experiences

Stephens

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.