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WA External
Since: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 5

Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:29 pm Post subject: Normalize Graph Archived from groups: microsoft>public>excel>charting (more info?) 


I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering whether
it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
(1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock price
data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would be
depicted between 1 and 1.
If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks. 

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Jon Peltier External
Since: Mar 19, 2004 Posts: 2010

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:55 am Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN = 1
and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
=2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the first
point, in B2.
 Jon

Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
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"WA" wrote in message
>I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
>whether
> it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
> (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> price
> data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would
> be
> depicted between 1 and 1.
>
> If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
> this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks.
> 

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WA External
Since: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 5

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:26 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


Thanks for the rapid response John. Thats exactly what I was looking for.
"Jon Peltier" wrote:
> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN = 1
> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>
> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>
> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the first
> point, in B2.
>
>  Jon
> 
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "WA" wrote in message
>
> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
> >whether
> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> > price
> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would
> > be
> > depicted between 1 and 1.
> >
> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
>
> 

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WA External
Since: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 5

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:01 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


Thanks.
When I construct the graph, I have the xaxis labels (in this case, dates)
running through the middle of the chart. How do I move them to the bottom of
the chart?
"Jon Peltier" wrote:
> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN = 1
> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>
> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>
> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the first
> point, in B2.
>
>  Jon
> 
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "WA" wrote in message
>
> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
> >whether
> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> > price
> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would
> > be
> > depicted between 1 and 1.
> >
> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
>
> 

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WA External
Since: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 5

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:08 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


When I create the chart, my xaxis labels (in this case, dates) run right
through the middle of the chart, along the zero line. How do I move them to
the bottom of the chart?
"Jon Peltier" wrote:
> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN = 1
> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>
> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>
> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the first
> point, in B2.
>
>  Jon
> 
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "WA" wrote in message
>
> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
> >whether
> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> > price
> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would
> > be
> > depicted between 1 and 1.
> >
> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
>
> 

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Jon Peltier External
Since: Mar 19, 2004 Posts: 2010

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:44 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


Double click the axis, and on the Patterns tab, choose the Low option for
axis tick labels.
 Jon

Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
_______
"WA" wrote in message
> When I create the chart, my xaxis labels (in this case, dates) run right
> through the middle of the chart, along the zero line. How do I move them
> to
> the bottom of the chart?
>
> "Jon Peltier" wrote:
>
>> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN
>> = 1
>> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>>
>> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>>
>> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the
>> first
>> point, in B2.
>>
>>  Jon
>> 
>> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
>> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
>> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
>> _______
>>
>>
>> "WA" wrote in message
>>
>> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
>> >whether
>> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1)
>> > to
>> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
>> > price
>> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line
>> > would
>> > be
>> > depicted between 1 and 1.
>> >
>> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to
>> > perform
>> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
>> >
>> > Thanks.
>> >
>>
>>
>> 

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WA External
Since: Jan 13, 2009 Posts: 5

Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:45 am Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


Great  Thanks Jon
"Jon Peltier" wrote:
> Double click the axis, and on the Patterns tab, choose the Low option for
> axis tick labels.
>
>  Jon
> 
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "WA" wrote in message
>
> > When I create the chart, my xaxis labels (in this case, dates) run right
> > through the middle of the chart, along the zero line. How do I move them
> > to
> > the bottom of the chart?
> >
> > "Jon Peltier" wrote:
> >
> >> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN
> >> = 1
> >> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
> >>
> >> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
> >>
> >> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the
> >> first
> >> point, in B2.
> >>
> >>  Jon
> >> 
> >> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> >> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> >> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> >> _______
> >>
> >>
> >> "WA" wrote in message
> >>
> >> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
> >> >whether
> >> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1)
> >> > to
> >> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> >> > price
> >> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line
> >> > would
> >> > be
> >> > depicted between 1 and 1.
> >> >
> >> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to
> >> > perform
> >> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks.
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
> 

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dejan External
Since: Dec 18, 2009 Posts: 1

Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:58 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


how does one normalize two or more time series, so as to make them start with
ie 100, or for that mattern any other value?
I would like to see two time series starting from the same point, ie from
the first data point of the first series. On other words, i would like to
normalize one series with another.
How can it be done in excel?
thanks a lot
"Jon Peltier" wrote:
> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN = 1
> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>
> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>
> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the first
> point, in B2.
>
>  Jon
> 
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "WA" wrote in message
>
> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
> >whether
> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1) to
> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
> > price
> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line would
> > be
> > depicted between 1 and 1.
> >
> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to perform
> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
>
> 

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Mike Middleton External
Since: May 21, 2009 Posts: 13

Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 7:32 pm Post subject: Re: Normalize Graph [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?) 


dejan 
The simplest way to normalize is to divide each value in a time series by
the starting value of the time series (and multiply by 100 if you want an
"index" instead of a percentage).
 Mike
http://www.MikeMiddleton.com
"dejan" wrote in message
> how does one normalize two or more time series, so as to make them start
> with
> ie 100, or for that mattern any other value?
> I would like to see two time series starting from the same point, ie from
> the first data point of the first series. On other words, i would like to
> normalize one series with another.
> How can it be done in excel?
> thanks a lot
>
> "Jon Peltier" wrote:
>
>> Normalize the data that feeds the chart. To normalize your data to MIN
>> = 1
>> and MAX = 1, use a formula like this:
>>
>> =2*(B2MIN(B$2:B$1000))/(MAX(B$2:B$1000)MIN(B$2:B$1000))1
>>
>> where your data is in B2:B1000, and this formula is to normalize the
>> first
>> point, in B2.
>>
>>  Jon
>> 
>> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
>> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
>> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
>> _______
>>
>>
>> "WA" wrote in message
>>
>> >I have the graph of the historical prices of a stock. I was wondering
>> >whether
>> > it can be normalized. To clarify, I would like to see a graph with (1)
>> > to
>> > (1) on the y axis and time on the xaxis. The trend line of the stock
>> > price
>> > data would be considered zero and the moves above or below that line
>> > would
>> > be
>> > depicted between 1 and 1.
>> >
>> > If anyone knows whether there is a function/graph type in excel to
>> > perform
>> > this task, your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
>> >
>> > Thanks.
>> >
>>
>>
>> 

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