This paper surveys machine learning techniques for stock market prediction. The prediction of stock markets is regarded as a challenging task of financial time series prediction.** We evaluate Bank of America prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) and Paired T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BAC 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 BAC stock.**

**BAC, Bank of America, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Market Outlook
- Is now good time to invest?
- Probability Distribution

## BAC Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Investors raise profit from stock market by maximising gains and minimising loses. The profit is difficult to raise because of the volatile nature of stock market prices. Predictive modelling allows investors to make informed decisions. We consider Bank of America Stock Decision Process with Paired T-Test where A is the set of discrete actions of BAC 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 Î³ ∈ [0, 1] is a move factor for expectation.^{1,2,3,4}

F(Paired T-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(Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+3 month) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({a}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of BAC stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**BAC Bank of America

**Time series to forecast n: 16 Sep 2022**for (n+3 month)

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

Bank of America assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) with Paired T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BAC 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 BAC stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba3 | B2 |

Operational Risk | 77 | 51 |

Market Risk | 82 | 31 |

Technical Analysis | 50 | 72 |

Fundamental Analysis | 62 | 64 |

Risk Unsystematic | 61 | 37 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for BAC stock?A: BAC stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market News Sentiment Analysis) and Paired T-Test

Q: Is BAC stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Bank of America stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Bank of America is Hold and assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of BAC stock?

A: The consensus rating for BAC is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for BAC stock?

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