This paper addresses problem of predicting direction of movement of stock and stock price index. The study compares four prediction models, Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Support Vector Machine (SVM), random forest and naive-Bayes with two approaches for input to these models. We evaluate Choice Hotels prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Financial Sentiment Analysis) and Factor1,2,3,4 and conclude that the CHH 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 CHH stock.

Keywords: CHH, Choice Hotels, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.

## Key Points

1. How useful are statistical predictions?
2. What is the use of Markov decision process?
3. What is Markov decision process in reinforcement learning? ## CHH Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Stock market prediction is the act of trying to determine the future value of a company stock or other financial instrument traded on an exchange. The successful prediction of a stock's future price could yield significant profit. This paper will showcase how to perform stock prediction using Machine Learning algorithms. We consider Choice Hotels Stock Decision Process with Factor where A is the set of discrete actions of CHH 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(Factor)5,6,7= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Modular Neural Network (Financial Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\stackrel{\to }{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of CHH stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: CHH Choice Hotels
Time series to forecast n: 09 Sep 2022 for (n+6 month)

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

Choice Hotels assigned short-term B1 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Financial Sentiment Analysis) with Factor1,2,3,4 and conclude that the CHH 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 CHH stock.

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

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*B1B1
Operational Risk 5933
Market Risk5456
Technical Analysis4163
Fundamental Analysis7580
Risk Unsystematic7757

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 81 out of 100 with 458 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for CHH stock?
A: CHH stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Financial Sentiment Analysis) and Factor
Q: Is CHH stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold CHH Stock.
Q: Is Choice Hotels stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for Choice Hotels is Hold and assigned short-term B1 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of CHH stock?
A: The consensus rating for CHH is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for CHH stock?
A: The prediction period for CHH is (n+6 month)