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Financial Modeling What If

Financial Modeling What If Analysis?

Financial modeling what-if analysis is a type of sensitivity analysis performed in Excel to test how changes in assumptions impact certain outputs in a model. Under the Data Ribbon in Excel, there are three types of what-if analysis: Goal Seek, Data Table, and Scenario Manager. In financial modeling and valuation, Goal Seek and Data Tables are the most commonly used types of sensitivity analysis.

 

Financial Modeling What If Analysis

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