Business / Finance / Fundamental Beta: Security analysis that seeks to detect misvalued securities through an analysis of the firm's business prospects. Research often focuses on earnings, dividend prospects, expectations for future interest rates, and risk evaluation of the firm. Antithesis of technical analysis. In macroeconomic analysis, information such as interest rates, GNP, inflation, unemployment, and inventories is used to predict the direction of the economy, and therefore thestock market. In microeconomic analysis, information such as balance sheet, income statement, products, management, and other market items is used to forecast a company's imminent success or failure, and hence the future price action of the stock.
Fundamental Noun Synonyms: basic, rudimentary, elementary, primary, main, prime, first, principal, underlying, cardinal, central, essential, quintessential, constitutional, inherent, intrinsic, important, crucial, critical, organic, vital
Fundamental Verb Synonyms: principle, law, rule, axiom, essential, element, sine qua non, cornerstone, keystone
Business / Finance / Leveraged Beta: The beta of a leveraged required return; that is, the beta as adjusted for the degree of leverage in the firm's capital structure. MORE
Business / Finance / Fundamental Descriptors: The product of a statistical model to predict the fundamental risk of a security using not only price data but also other market-related and financial data. MORE