The prediction of stock price performance is a difficult and complex problem. Multivariate analytical techniques using both quantitative and qualitative variables have repeatedly been used to help form the basis of investor stock price expectations and, hence, influence investment decision making. However, the performance of multivariate analytical techniques is often less than conclusive and needs to be improved to more accurately forecast stock price performance. A neural network method has demonstrated its capability of addressing complex problems.** We evaluate eBay prediction models with Statistical Inference (ML) and Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the EBAY stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell EBAY stock.**

**EBAY, eBay, 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 decide buy or sell a stock?
- Is it better to buy and sell or hold?
- How useful are statistical predictions?

## EBAY Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Prediction of stock market movement is extremely difficult due to its high mutable nature. The rapid ups and downs occur in stock market because of impact from foreign commodities like emotional behavior of investors, political, psychological and economical factors. Continuous unsettlement in the stock market is major reason why investors sell out at the wrong time and often fail to gain the benefit. While investing in stock market investors must not forget the risk of reward rule and expose their holdings to greater risks. Although it is not possible predict stock market movement with full accuracy, losses from selling stocks at wrong time and its impacts can be reduce to greater extent using prediction of stock market movement based on analysis of historical data. We consider eBay Stock Decision Process with Independent T-Test where A is the set of discrete actions of EBAY 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(Statistical Inference (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+4 weeks) $\begin{array}{l}\int {r}^{s}\mathrm{rs}\end{array}$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of EBAY stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## EBAY Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+4 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**EBAY eBay

**Time series to forecast n: 22 Sep 2022**for (n+4 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell EBAY 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

eBay assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Statistical Inference (ML) with Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the EBAY stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell EBAY stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba1 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 69 | 70 |

Market Risk | 85 | 59 |

Technical Analysis | 68 | 37 |

Fundamental Analysis | 68 | 82 |

Risk Unsystematic | 69 | 65 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for EBAY stock?A: EBAY stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Statistical Inference (ML) and Independent T-Test

Q: Is EBAY stock a buy or sell?

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell EBAY Stock.

Q: Is eBay stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for eBay is Sell and assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of EBAY stock?

A: The consensus rating for EBAY is Sell.

Q: What is the prediction period for EBAY stock?

A: The prediction period for EBAY is (n+4 weeks)

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