Prediction of future movement of stock prices has been a subject matter of many research work. In this work, we propose a hybrid approach for stock price prediction using machine learning and deep learning-based methods.** We evaluate HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC prediction models with Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) and ElasticNet Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:HFG stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:HFG stock.**

**LON:HFG, HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC, 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?
- Can we predict stock market using machine learning?
- Which neural network is best for prediction?

## LON:HFG Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

With the advent of technological marvels like global digitization, the prediction of the stock market has entered a technologically advanced era, revamping the old model of trading. With the ceaseless increase in market capitalization, stock trading has become a center of investment for many financial investors. Many analysts and researchers have developed tools and techniques that predict stock price movements and help investors in proper decision-making. We consider HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC Stock Decision Process with ElasticNet Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:HFG 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(ElasticNet 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(Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+1 year) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({a}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:HFG stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:HFG Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+1 year)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LON:HFG HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC

**Time series to forecast n: 21 Sep 2022**for (n+1 year)

**According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:HFG 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

HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC assigned short-term B1 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) with ElasticNet Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:HFG stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:HFG stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B1 | B2 |

Operational Risk | 49 | 42 |

Market Risk | 38 | 51 |

Technical Analysis | 69 | 88 |

Fundamental Analysis | 71 | 36 |

Risk Unsystematic | 70 | 43 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LON:HFG stock?A: LON:HFG stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) and ElasticNet Regression

Q: Is LON:HFG stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC is Hold and assigned short-term B1 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of LON:HFG stock?

A: The consensus rating for LON:HFG is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for LON:HFG stock?

A: The prediction period for LON:HFG is (n+1 year)

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