The presented paper modeled and predicted stock returns using LSTM. The historical data of stock market were transformed into 30-days-long sequences with 10 learning features and 7-day earning rate labeling. The model was fitted by training on 1200000 sequences and tested using the other 350000 sequences. ** We evaluate ASOS PLC prediction models with Active Learning (ML) and Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:ASC 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 LON:ASC stock.**

**LON:ASC, ASOS PLC, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Should I buy stocks now or wait amid such uncertainty?
- Buy, Sell and Hold Signals
- Market Risk

## LON:ASC Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

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 consider ASOS PLC Stock Decision Process with Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:ASC 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(Wilcoxon Rank-Sum 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(Active Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+8 weeks) $\begin{array}{l}\int {e}^{x}\mathrm{rx}\end{array}$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:ASC stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:ASC Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LON:ASC ASOS PLC

**Time series to forecast n: 18 Sep 2022**for (n+8 weeks)

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

ASOS PLC assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Active Learning (ML) with Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:ASC 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 LON:ASC stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba3 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 79 | 66 |

Market Risk | 37 | 67 |

Technical Analysis | 87 | 67 |

Fundamental Analysis | 67 | 73 |

Risk Unsystematic | 48 | 48 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LON:ASC stock?A: LON:ASC stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Active Learning (ML) and Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test

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

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

Q: Is ASOS PLC stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for ASOS PLC is Hold and assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

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

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

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

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