Fundamental analysis(redirected from Valuation (accounting))
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Fundamental analysis is one of two main methods for analyzing a stock's potential return.
Fundamental analysis involves assessing a corporation's financial history and current standing, including earnings, sales, and management. It also involves gauging the strength of the corporation's products or services in the marketplace.
A fundamental analyst uses these details as well as the current state of the economy to assess whether the stock is likely to increase or decrease in value in the short- and long-term and whether the stock's current price is an accurate reflection of its value.