Define: Trend Analysis

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Definition: Trend Analysis


Quick Summary of Trend Analysis


The analysis of the performance of a company or industry over a period, by the use of accounting ratios.



What is the dictionary definition of Trend Analysis?

Dictionary Definition


Refers to the analysis of the performance of a company or industry over a period of time, via the use of accounting ratios.


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Full Definition of Trend Analysis


An aspect of technical analysis that tries to predict the future movement of a stock based on past data. Trend analysis is based on the idea that what has happened in the past gives traders an idea of what will happen in the future.

There are three main types of trends: short, intermediate and long-term.


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Synonyms For Trend Analysis


analysis of trends, analysis of the trends, trends analysis, analyses of trends


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Trend Analysis are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 25th March, 2020