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Financial Modeling Regression Analysis

Regression Analysis in Financial Modeling

Financial modeling regression analysis refers to the use of single or multivariable regression to help forecast the key assumptions that will drive a company’s performance in the future. Regression can be performed in Excel using the Data -> Data Analysis -> Regression Analysis. Note: in order to use the feature you must go to Excel Options, then Add-Ins, and select Data Analysis Tool Pack. Performing this type of analysis is covered in CFI’s budgeting and forecasting course.

 

Financial Modeling Regression Analysis

Additional Questions and Answers

CFI is the official global provider of financial modeling and valuation analyst FMVA Designation. CFI’s mission is to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst and has a wide range of resources to help you along the way.

In order to become a great financial analyst, below are some additional questions and answers for you to explore further:

  • What is are the types of financial models?
  • What is sensitivity analysis?
  • What is bookkeeping?
  • What are the most common valuation methods?

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