The main objective of this research is to predict the market performance on day closing using different machine learning techniques. The prediction model uses different attributes as an input and predicts market as Positive & Negative. ** We evaluate Hormel Foods prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) and Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the HRL 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 HRL stock.**

**HRL, Hormel Foods, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.**

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- What is the best way to predict stock prices?
- How can neural networks improve predictions?
- Can machine learning predict?

## HRL 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 Hormel Foods Stock Decision Process with Multiple Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of HRL 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(Multiple Regression)

^{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 (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+8 weeks) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({a}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of HRL stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## HRL Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**HRL Hormel Foods

**Time series to forecast n: 07 Oct 2022**for (n+8 weeks)

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

Hormel Foods assigned short-term B3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) with Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the HRL 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 HRL stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B3 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 64 | 44 |

Market Risk | 42 | 73 |

Technical Analysis | 57 | 53 |

Fundamental Analysis | 39 | 77 |

Risk Unsystematic | 46 | 82 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for HRL stock?A: HRL stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Emotional Trigger/Responses Analysis) and Multiple Regression

Q: Is HRL stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Hormel Foods stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Hormel Foods is Hold and assigned short-term B3 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of HRL stock?

A: The consensus rating for HRL is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for HRL stock?

A: The prediction period for HRL is (n+8 weeks)