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How do you decide buy or sell a stock? (LON:PHNX Stock Forecast)

Stock price prediction has always been a challenging task for the researchers in financial domain. While the Efficient Market Hypothesis claims that it is impossible to predict stock prices accurately, there are work in the literature that have demonstrated that stock price movements can be forecasted with a reasonable degree of accuracy, if appropriate variables are chosen and suitable predictive models are built using those variables. In this work, we present a robust and accurate framework of stock price prediction using statistical, machine learning and deep learning methods We evaluate PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC prediction models with Transductive Learning (ML) and Sign Test1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:PHNX stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:PHNX stock.

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

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LON:PHNX Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

In this paper, we propose a robust and novel hybrid model for prediction of stock returns. The proposed model is constituted of two linear models: autoregressive moving average model, exponential smoothing model and a non-linear model: recurrent neural network. Training data for recurrent neural network is generated by a new regression model. Recurrent neural network produces satisfactory predictions as compared to linear models. With the goal to further improve the accuracy of predictions, the proposed hybrid prediction model merges predictions obtained from these three prediction based models. We consider PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC Stock Decision Process with Sign Test where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:PHNX 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(Sign Test)5,6,7= p a 1 p a 2 p 1 n p j 1 p j 2 p j n p k 1 p k 2 p k n p n 1 p n 2 p n n X R(Transductive Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+8 weeks) R = 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:PHNX stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price


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LON:PHNX Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

Sample Set: Neural Network
Time series to forecast n: 28 Oct 2022 for (n+8 weeks)

According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:PHNX 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%

Adjusted IFRS* Prediction Methods for PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC

  1. When an entity, consistent with its hedge documentation, frequently resets (ie discontinues and restarts) a hedging relationship because both the hedging instrument and the hedged item frequently change (ie the entity uses a dynamic process in which both the hedged items and the hedging instruments used to manage that exposure do not remain the same for long), the entity shall apply the requirement in paragraphs 6.3.7(a) and B6.3.8—that the risk component is separately identifiable—only when it initially designates a hedged item in that hedging relationship. A hedged item that has been assessed at the time of its initial designation in the hedging relationship, whether it was at the time of the hedge inception or subsequently, is not reassessed at any subsequent redesignation in the same hedging relationship.
  2. For loan commitments, an entity considers changes in the risk of a default occurring on the loan to which a loan commitment relates. For financial guarantee contracts, an entity considers the changes in the risk that the specified debtor will default on the contract.
  3. When determining whether the recognition of lifetime expected credit losses is required, an entity shall consider reasonable and supportable information that is available without undue cost or effort and that may affect the credit risk on a financial instrument in accordance with paragraph 5.5.17(c). An entity need not undertake an exhaustive search for information when determining whether credit risk has increased significantly since initial recognition.
  4. If subsequently an entity reasonably expects that the alternative benchmark rate will not be separately identifiable within 24 months from the date the entity designated it as a non-contractually specified risk component for the first time, the entity shall cease applying the requirement in paragraph 6.9.11 to that alternative benchmark rate and discontinue hedge accounting prospectively from the date of that reassessment for all hedging relationships in which the alternative benchmark rate was designated as a noncontractually specified risk component.

*International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of accounting rules for the financial statements of public companies that are intended to make them consistent, transparent, and easily comparable around the world.


PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC assigned short-term B3 & long-term Baa2 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Transductive Learning (ML) with Sign Test1,2,3,4 and conclude that the LON:PHNX stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:PHNX stock.

Financial State Forecast for LON:PHNX PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC Stock Options & Futures

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Operational Risk 3256
Market Risk5886
Technical Analysis8675
Fundamental Analysis3082
Risk Unsystematic4467

Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 82 out of 100 with 827 signals.


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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for LON:PHNX stock?
A: LON:PHNX stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Transductive Learning (ML) and Sign Test
Q: Is LON:PHNX stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold LON:PHNX Stock.
Q: Is PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for PHOENIX GROUP HOLDINGS PLC is Hold and assigned short-term B3 & long-term Baa2 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of LON:PHNX stock?
A: The consensus rating for LON:PHNX is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for LON:PHNX stock?
A: The prediction period for LON:PHNX is (n+8 weeks)

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