We present an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) approach to predict stock market indices, particularly with respect to the forecast of their trend movements up or down. Exploiting different Neural Networks architectures, we provide numerical analysis of concrete financial time series. In particular, after a brief r ́esum ́e of the existing literature on the subject, we consider the Multi-layer Perceptron (MLP), the Convolutional Neural Net- works (CNN), and the Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) recurrent neural networks techniques. ** We evaluate Edwards Lifesciences prediction models with Inductive Learning (ML) and Pearson Correlation ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the EW stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+16 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold EW stock.**

**EW, Edwards Lifesciences, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Can we predict stock market using machine learning?
- Can stock prices be predicted?
- Can machine learning predict?

## EW 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 Edwards Lifesciences Stock Decision Process with Pearson Correlation where A is the set of discrete actions of EW 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(Pearson Correlation)

^{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(Inductive Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+16 weeks) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({s}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of EW stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## EW Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+16 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**EW Edwards Lifesciences

**Time series to forecast n: 23 Sep 2022**for (n+16 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+16 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold EW 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

Edwards Lifesciences assigned short-term Baa2 & long-term B3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Inductive Learning (ML) with Pearson Correlation ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the EW stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+16 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold EW stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Baa2 | B3 |

Operational Risk | 86 | 36 |

Market Risk | 83 | 40 |

Technical Analysis | 70 | 73 |

Fundamental Analysis | 86 | 45 |

Risk Unsystematic | 63 | 44 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for EW stock?A: EW stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Inductive Learning (ML) and Pearson Correlation

Q: Is EW stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Edwards Lifesciences stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Edwards Lifesciences is Hold and assigned short-term Baa2 & long-term B3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of EW stock?

A: The consensus rating for EW is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for EW stock?

A: The prediction period for EW is (n+16 weeks)

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