Determining the value of an investment, especially a stock, by examining its...
An analysis of the qualities of a company that cannot be measured concretely, such as management quality or employee morale.
An analysis that ascertains the nature of the attributes, behavior, or opinions of the entity being measured.
A general concept which categorizes a process used in certain types of environmental or route location studies where multiple factors are compared in a systematic and comprehensive manner on the basis of sound judgment. Factors analyzed by using a qualitative analysis are such that they cannot be measured in monetary terms, have no apparent common denominators, and are not readily quantifiable.
Compare with quantitative analysis. A chemical analysis that detects the presence of a substance in a sample.
Qualitative analysis involves determining the nature of a pure unknown compound or the compounds present in a mixture.
An analysis of objects or processes which is concerned with deriving structural, material, or relative information. This type of analysis can be done with imagers, line scanners, and viewers; temperature or radiometric data output is not required.
A subjective analysis of a security (or a fund), with the judgement not based on financial information such as that found on a balance sheet, income statement or performance track record. Specific non-measurable factors assessed include strategy, intellectual capital, management, experience and network. They are subjective and combined with more quantitative considerations (performance returns), qualitative analysis can enhance investment decisions and portfolios.
An analysis of factors that cannot be measured concretely, e.g. management quality (as opposed to quantitative analysis).
(Data Analysis) The examination or analysis of a phenomenon to determine its qualitative characteristics versus its quantitative characteristics, i.e., characteristics for which precise numerical identification are not appropriate. Also see Quantitative Analysis.
Qualitative Analysis is a method of explaining past occurrences and forecasting future events through the use of non-numerical data.
Analysis that uses subjective judgment in evaluating securities based on non-financial information such as management expertise, cyclicality of industry, strength of research and development, labour relations etc.
Measurement and evaluation which examines a programme or activity's non-numeric characteristics, such as management or employee morale.- Apart from the numbers, how else do we measure the programme's effectiveness
See " PROXIMATE ANALYSIS."
Securities analysis that looks at a corporation's management experience, employee morale and the status of labor relations instead of the corporation's financial data. See: Fundamental Analysis; Quantitative Analysis; Technical Analysis
A subjective analysis that evaluates important factors that cannot be objectively or precisely evaluated.
An analysis concerned with questions of experience, character and general caliber of management; status of labor relations and employee morale. A qualitative analysis does not include the analysis of actual financial data about a company.
Investment analysis based on non-numerical data.
Determining the value of an investment by examining non-numeric characteristics eg people, products etc.