Use Trend Analysis to fit a general trend model to time series data and to provide forecasts. You can choose between the linear, quadratic, exponential growth or decay, and S-curve trend models. Use this procedure to fit a trend when your data have a very consistent trend and no seasonality.
For example, a marketing analyst uses a trend analysis to predict the sales of tennis racquets for the next 3 months.
To perform a trend analysis, choose .