A calculation predicting future events; the foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation; as, the weather forecast.
Prediction of future production or sales in the automotive industry.
Estimate future trends by examining and analyzing available information. see also budget, confidence level, consensus forecast.
An estimate of future business as it relates to sales and profits.
Future-oriented financial information prepared using assumptions all of which reflect the entity's planned courses of action for the period covered given management's judgment as to the most probable set of economic conditions.
Prospective financial statements that present, to the best of the responsible party's knowledge and belief, an entity's expected financial position, results of operations, and changes in financial position. A financial forecast is based on the responsible party's assumptions reflecting conditions it expects to exist and the course of action it expects to take. Projection: Prospective financial statements that present, to the best of the responsible party's knowledge and belief, given one or more hypothetical assumptions, an entity's expected financial position, results of operations, and changes in financial position.
A statement of expected meteorological conditions for a specified time or period, and for a specified area or portion of airspace. Fr: prévision
judge to be probable
To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.
To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for; as, to forecast the weather; to forecast prices.
To contrive or plan beforehand.
Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.
The Tote Dual Forcast involves naming the first two in the race in either order of finishing. (See Computer Straight Forecast.)
Nominating not only the winner but the second as well. A straight forecast = 1st and 2nd in correct order. A dual forecast =1st and 2nd in either order.
A bet placed on two greyhounds but they must cross the finish line in exact chosen order. (USA, Perfecta or Exacta).