Methods or Techniques of Financial Forecasting
1. Use of Cash Budgets
A cash budget is a financial statement showing as:
a) Sources of capital and revenue cash inflows
b) How the inflows are expended to meets capital and revenue expenditure of the firm.
c) Any anticipated cash deficit/surplus at any point throughout forecasting period.
2. Regression Analysis
This is a statistical way which includes identification of independent and dependant variable to form a regression equation *y = a + b x) on that forecasting will be based.