Stock market is a promising financial investment that can generate great wealth. However, the volatile nature of the stock market makes it a very high risk investment. Thus, a lot of researchers have contributed their efforts to forecast the stock market pricing and average movement. Researchers have used various methods in computer science and economics in their quests to gain a piece of this volatile information and make great fortune out of the stock market investment. This paper investigates various techniques for the stock market prediction using artificial neural network (ANN).** We evaluate Booz Allen Hamilton prediction models with Transfer Learning (ML) and Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BAH stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BAH stock.**

**BAH, Booz Allen Hamilton, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Can stock prices be predicted?
- Is it better to buy and sell or hold?
- What is the use of Markov decision process?

## BAH Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Machine learning addresses the question of how to build computers that improve automatically through experience. It is one of today's most rapidly growing technical fields, lying at the intersection of computer science and statistics, and at the core of artificial intelligence and data science. We consider Booz Allen Hamilton Stock Decision Process with Multiple Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of BAH stock holders, F is the set of discrete states, P : S × F × S → R is the transition probability distribution, R : S × F → R is the reaction function, and γ ∈ [0, 1] is a move factor for expectation.^{1,2,3,4}

F(Multiple Regression)

^{5,6,7}= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{\mathrm{a}1}& {p}_{\mathrm{a}2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Transfer Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $R=\left(\begin{array}{ccc}1& 0& 0\\ 0& 1& 0\\ 0& 0& 1\end{array}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of BAH stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## BAH Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+6 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**BAH Booz Allen Hamilton

**Time series to forecast n: 10 Sep 2022**for (n+6 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BAH stock.**

**X axis: *Likelihood%** (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the event will occur.)

**Y axis: *Potential Impact%** (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the price will deviate.)

**Z axis (Yellow to Green): *Technical Analysis%**

## Conclusions

Booz Allen Hamilton assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Transfer Learning (ML) with Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BAH stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BAH stock.**

### Financial State Forecast for BAH Stock Options & Futures

Rating | Short-Term | Long-Term Senior |
---|---|---|

Outlook* | Ba3 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 47 | 75 |

Market Risk | 85 | 76 |

Technical Analysis | 73 | 63 |

Fundamental Analysis | 70 | 59 |

Risk Unsystematic | 42 | 38 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for BAH stock?A: BAH stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Transfer Learning (ML) and Multiple Regression

Q: Is BAH stock a buy or sell?

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BAH Stock.

Q: Is Booz Allen Hamilton stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Booz Allen Hamilton is Hold and assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of BAH stock?

A: The consensus rating for BAH is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for BAH stock?

A: The prediction period for BAH is (n+6 month)

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