The prediction of a stock market direction may serve as an early recommendation system for short-term investors and as an early financial distress warning system for long-term shareholders. ** We evaluate CEPS PLC prediction models with Modular Neural Network (News Feed Sentiment Analysis) and Lasso Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:CEPS 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 Hold LON:CEPS stock.**

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

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Which neural network is best for prediction?
- Is Target price a good indicator?
- Understanding Buy, Sell, and Hold Ratings

## LON:CEPS Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

In this paper a Bayesian regularized artificial neural network is proposed as a novel method to forecast financial market behavior. Daily market prices and financial technical indicators are utilized as inputs to predict the one day future closing price of individual stocks. The prediction of stock price movement is generally considered to be a challenging and important task for financial time series analysis. We consider CEPS PLC Stock Decision Process with Lasso Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:CEPS 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(Lasso 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 (News Feed Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+4 weeks) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({r}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:CEPS stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:CEPS Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+4 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LON:CEPS CEPS PLC

**Time series to forecast n: 14 Sep 2022**for (n+4 weeks)

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

CEPS PLC assigned short-term B1 & long-term B3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (News Feed Sentiment Analysis) with Lasso Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:CEPS 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 Hold LON:CEPS stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B1 | B3 |

Operational Risk | 48 | 64 |

Market Risk | 74 | 39 |

Technical Analysis | 31 | 46 |

Fundamental Analysis | 62 | 39 |

Risk Unsystematic | 89 | 32 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LON:CEPS stock?A: LON:CEPS stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (News Feed Sentiment Analysis) and Lasso Regression

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

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

Q: Is CEPS PLC stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for CEPS PLC is Hold and assigned short-term B1 & long-term B3 forecasted stock rating.

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

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

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

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

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