analyst meaning

[ 'ænəlist ] Pronunciation:   "analyst" in a sentence
Noun: analyst  anulist
  1. Someone who is skilled at analysing data 
  2. An expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions 
  3. A licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis
    - psychoanalyst

Sounds like: annalist

Derived forms: analysts

See also: analyze [N. Amer]

Type of: expert, head-shrinker, psychiatrist, shrink

Encyclopedia: Analyst Analyst, or, Mathematical Museum


[Business]
noun [C]

BUSINESS ANALYST, BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST, COMPUTER ANALYST, FINANCIAL ANALYST, MARKET ANALYST, SYSTEMS ANALYST, TECHNICAL ANALYST

a person whose job involves examining facts, systems, companies, markets, etc. in order to give an opinion on them

an industry/investment/a market/retail analyst


[Economics]
A person trained to examine statistics and other information regarding past, present, and future trends or performance of an operation.

See also:

investment analyst.


[Finance]
Employee of a brokerage or fund management house who studies companies and makes buy-and-sell recommendations on stocks of these companies. Most specialize in a specific industry.

[Medicine]
n
1 : a person who analyzes or who is skilled in analysis
2 : PSYCHOANALYST

Examples

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  1. social analysts often overrate the rate of change.
  2. the latter studies are extremely useful to the analyst.
  3. the rivalry between analysts and geometers grew very bitter.
  4. the analyst is required to interpolate values between standards.
  5. a large computer installation is headed by a system analyst.

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