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The X12 Procedure

FORECAST Statement

FORECAST options ;

The FORECAST statement uses the estimated model to forecast the time series. The output contains point forecast and forecast statistics for the transformed and original series.

The following option can appear in the FORECAST statement.


specifies the number of periods ahead to forecast. The default is the number of periods in a year (4 or 12), and the maximum is 60.

Tables that contain forecasts, standard errors, and confidence limits are displayed in association with the FORECAST statement. If the data is transformed, then two tables are displayed: one table for the original data, and one table for the transformed data.

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