The prediction of a stock market direction may serve as an early recommendation system for short-term investors and as an early financial distress warning system for long-term shareholders. ** We evaluate Apple Inc. prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market Direction Analysis) and Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the AAPL stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy AAPL stock.**

**AAPL, Apple Inc., stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- How do you know when a stock will go up or down?
- What statistical methods are used to analyze data?
- Can we predict stock market using machine learning?

## AAPL Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Stock market investment strategies are complex and rely on an evaluation of vast amounts of data. In recent years, machine learning techniques have increasingly been examined to assess whether they can improve market forecasting when compared with traditional approaches. The objective for this study is to identify directions for future machine learning stock market prediction research based upon a review of current literature. We consider Apple Inc. Stock Decision Process with Independent T-Test where A is the set of discrete actions of AAPL 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(Independent T-Test)

^{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(Modular Neural Network (Market Direction Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+3 month) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({a}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of AAPL stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## AAPL Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+3 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**AAPL Apple Inc.

**Time series to forecast n: 12 Sep 2022**for (n+3 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy AAPL 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

Apple Inc. assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Direction Analysis) with Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the AAPL stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy AAPL stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba3 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 60 | 44 |

Market Risk | 46 | 72 |

Technical Analysis | 69 | 60 |

Fundamental Analysis | 87 | 57 |

Risk Unsystematic | 52 | 86 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for AAPL stock?A: AAPL stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Direction Analysis) and Independent T-Test

Q: Is AAPL stock a buy or sell?

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy AAPL Stock.

Q: Is Apple Inc. stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Apple Inc. is Buy and assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of AAPL stock?

A: The consensus rating for AAPL is Buy.

Q: What is the prediction period for AAPL stock?

A: The prediction period for AAPL is (n+3 month)

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