Common size analysis
Common size analysisThe representing of balance sheet items as percentages of assets and of income statement items as percentages of sales.
Common size analysis
Cross sectional analysisCross sectional analysis
Assessment of relationships among a cross-section of firms, countries, or some other variable at one particular time.
Retrospective analysisRetrospective analysis
Ex post analysis.
Technical analysisTechnical analysis
Technical analysis is a method of investing which focuses on past price movements and attempts to identify trends that indicate future price movement. The successful technical analyst buys and sells on the basis of his preferred technical indicators, and hopes to make a profit when the share price fulfils his predictions.Underpinning technical analysis are three core principles which are central to the TA faith:Share prices move in patternsPatterns repeat themselvesIf you anticipate a pattern correctly, you can profit from itDifferent technical analysts use different techniques, but for the most part they rely on the same raw data:Price (whether share prices, commodity prices or option prices)Volume (the number of shares or other instrument traded per day)Using historical data of these two variables, the analyst creates a chart (usually on a computer using special software), identifies patterns, and trades on the basis of what they tell him.If a trend indicates that the price of a share is due to go up, he buys shares or call options.If a trend indicates that the price of a share is due to go down, be sells shares or buys put options.
Regression analysisRegression analysis
A statistical technique that can be used to estimate relationships between variables.
Mean variance analysisMean variance analysis
Evaluation of risky prospects based on the expected value and variance of possible outcomes.
Further Suggestionsfundamental analysis
Ex ante analysis
Break even analysis
Comparative market analysis
Multiple discriminant analysis (MDA)
Common base year analysis
Force Field Analysis
Rescaled Range (R or S) Analysis
Comparative credit analysis
Decision Break Point Analysis
Ex post analysis
Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval System
Trend Ratio Analysis