## Abstract

**We evaluate Hancock Whitney prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) and Polynomial Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the HWC 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 Hold HWC stock.**

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

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Trading Interaction
- Decision Making
- Should I buy stocks now or wait amid such uncertainty?

## HWC Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider Hancock Whitney Stock Decision Process with Polynomial Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of HWC 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(Polynomial 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(Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\overrightarrow{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of HWC stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## HWC Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+6 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**HWC Hancock Whitney

**Time series to forecast n: 04 Sep 2022**for (n+6 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold HWC 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

Hancock Whitney assigned short-term B2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) with Polynomial Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the HWC 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 Hold HWC stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B2 | B1 |

Operational Risk | 32 | 53 |

Market Risk | 47 | 80 |

Technical Analysis | 74 | 47 |

Fundamental Analysis | 30 | 58 |

Risk Unsystematic | 85 | 55 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for HWC stock?A: HWC stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) and Polynomial Regression

Q: Is HWC stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Hancock Whitney stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Hancock Whitney is Hold and assigned short-term B2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of HWC stock?

A: The consensus rating for HWC is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for HWC stock?

A: The prediction period for HWC is (n+6 month)