Time series analysis and forecasting
Figure 1: close prices for Barclays time series plot b) Provide a description of the patterns observed for your series plots, that is, whether you observe a trend, season, cycle, structural break, random walk or a combination of them). The Price to Earnings ratio is a profitability ratio that shows the stability of the company. With a higher PE ratio there is a more stable entity. For Barclays, this negative result shows the company is losing money and does not have earnings to allocate for investors. The Payout ratio of over 70% shows that for the amount of loss that Barclays experienced in fiscal year 2017 they paid nearly three quarters of that amount to shareholders. This show Barclays is less profitable compared with the owner’s investment. Additionally, the earnings per share are negative in 2017 because of the loss reported, as well. This ratio shows that for every ordinary share outstanding there is a -.60 or earnings reported for that year. This is a decrease from t...
Figure 1: close prices for Barclays time series plot Provide a description
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