The nature of stock market movement has always been ambiguous for investors because of various influential factors. This study aims to significantly reduce the risk of trend prediction with machine learning and deep learning algorithms. We evaluate LPA GROUP PLC prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) and Spearman Correlation1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:LPA 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 Buy LON:LPA stock.

Keywords: LON:LPA, LPA GROUP PLC, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.

## Key Points

1. Reaction Function
2. Understanding Buy, Sell, and Hold Ratings

## LON:LPA Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

The stock market is one of the key sectors of a country's economy. It provides investors with an opportunity to invest and gain returns on their investment. Predicting the stock market is a very challenging task and has attracted serious interest from researchers from many fields such as statistics, artificial intelligence, economics, and finance. An accurate prediction of the stock market reduces investment risk in the market. Different approaches have been used to predict the stock market. The performances of Machine learning (ML) models are typically superior to those of statistical and econometric models. We consider LPA GROUP PLC Stock Decision Process with Spearman Correlation where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:LPA 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(Spearman Correlation)5,6,7= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\stackrel{\to }{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:LPA stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:LPA Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+6 month)

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: LON:LPA LPA GROUP PLC
Time series to forecast n: 22 Sep 2022 for (n+6 month)

According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LON:LPA 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

LPA GROUP PLC assigned short-term Caa2 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) with Spearman Correlation1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:LPA 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 Buy LON:LPA stock.

### Financial State Forecast for LON:LPA Stock Options & Futures

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*Caa2B2
Operational Risk 4188
Market Risk4641
Technical Analysis3952
Fundamental Analysis3438
Risk Unsystematic4752

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 76 out of 100 with 579 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for LON:LPA stock?
A: LON:LPA stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) and Spearman Correlation
Q: Is LON:LPA stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LON:LPA Stock.
Q: Is LPA GROUP PLC stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for LPA GROUP PLC is Buy and assigned short-term Caa2 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of LON:LPA stock?
A: The consensus rating for LON:LPA is Buy.
Q: What is the prediction period for LON:LPA stock?
A: The prediction period for LON:LPA is (n+6 month)