## Abstract

**We evaluate Barclays prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market Direction Analysis) and Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BARC stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BARC stock.**

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

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Can machine learning predict?
- How accurate is machine learning in stock market?
- Nash Equilibria

## BARC Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider Barclays Stock Decision Process with Independent T-Test where A is the set of discrete actions of BARC 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+8 weeks) $R=\left(\begin{array}{ccc}1& 0& 0\\ 0& 1& 0\\ 0& 0& 1\end{array}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of BARC stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## BARC Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**BARC Barclays

**Time series to forecast n: 08 Sep 2022**for (n+8 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BARC 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

Barclays assigned short-term B2 & long-term Baa2 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 BARC stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold BARC stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B2 | Baa2 |

Operational Risk | 68 | 60 |

Market Risk | 42 | 90 |

Technical Analysis | 30 | 86 |

Fundamental Analysis | 62 | 89 |

Risk Unsystematic | 74 | 49 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

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

Q: Is BARC stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Barclays stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Barclays is Hold and assigned short-term B2 & long-term Baa2 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of BARC stock?

A: The consensus rating for BARC is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for BARC stock?

A: The prediction period for BARC is (n+8 weeks)