This paper studies the possibilities of making prediction of stock market prices using historical data and machine learning algorithms.** We evaluate IHG Hotels & Resorts prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) and ElasticNet Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the IHG stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold IHG stock.**

**IHG, IHG Hotels & Resorts, 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 know when a stock will go up or down?
- Short/Long Term Stocks
- What is neural prediction?

## IHG Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

This study presents financial network indicators that can be applied to global stock market investment strategies. We propose to design both undirected and directed volatility networks of global stock market based on simple pair-wise correlation and system-wide connectedness of stock date using a vector auto-regressive model. We consider IHG Hotels & Resorts Stock Decision Process with ElasticNet Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of IHG 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(Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+3 month) $\overrightarrow{S}=\left({s}_{1},{s}_{2},{s}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of IHG stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## IHG Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+3 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**IHG IHG Hotels & Resorts

**Time series to forecast n: 13 Sep 2022**for (n+3 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold IHG 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

IHG Hotels & Resorts assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) with ElasticNet Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the IHG stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+3 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold IHG stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba1 | B1 |

Operational Risk | 87 | 48 |

Market Risk | 37 | 55 |

Technical Analysis | 77 | 43 |

Fundamental Analysis | 78 | 56 |

Risk Unsystematic | 75 | 75 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for IHG stock?A: IHG stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) and ElasticNet Regression

Q: Is IHG stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is IHG Hotels & Resorts stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for IHG Hotels & Resorts is Hold and assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of IHG stock?

A: The consensus rating for IHG is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for IHG stock?

A: The prediction period for IHG is (n+3 month)

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