Short-term trading is a difficult task due to fluctuating demand and supply in the stock market. These demands and supply are reflected in stock prices. The stock prices may be predicted using technical indicators. Most of the existing literature considered the limited technical indicators to measure short-term prices. We have considered 82 different combinations of technical indicators to predict the stock prices. We evaluate RICARDO PLC prediction models with Modular Neural Network (DNN Layer) and Lasso Regression1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:RCDO stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:RCDO stock.

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

## Key Points

1. How can neural networks improve predictions?
2. Can neural networks predict stock market?
3. Can statistics predict the future?

## LON:RCDO Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Stock market trading is an activity in which investors need fast and accurate information to make effective decisions. Since many stocks are traded on a stock exchange, numerous factors influence the decision-making process. Moreover, the behaviour of stock prices is uncertain and hard to predict. For these reasons, stock price prediction is an important process and a challenging one. We consider RICARDO PLC Stock Decision Process with Lasso Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:RCDO 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= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Modular Neural Network (DNN Layer)) X S(n):→ (n+1 year) $\stackrel{\to }{S}=\left({s}_{1},{s}_{2},{s}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:RCDO stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:RCDO Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+1 year)

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: LON:RCDO RICARDO PLC
Time series to forecast n: 05 Oct 2022 for (n+1 year)

According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:RCDO 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

RICARDO PLC assigned short-term B2 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (DNN Layer) with Lasso Regression1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:RCDO stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:RCDO stock.

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

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*B2B2
Operational Risk 7031
Market Risk3155
Technical Analysis6970
Fundamental Analysis4651
Risk Unsystematic6343

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 89 out of 100 with 794 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for LON:RCDO stock?
A: LON:RCDO stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (DNN Layer) and Lasso Regression
Q: Is LON:RCDO stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:RCDO Stock.
Q: Is RICARDO PLC stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for RICARDO PLC is Hold and assigned short-term B2 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of LON:RCDO stock?
A: The consensus rating for LON:RCDO is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for LON:RCDO stock?
A: The prediction period for LON:RCDO is (n+1 year)