Stock market prediction is the act of trying to determine the future value of a company stock or other financial instrument traded on an exchange. The successful prediction of a stock's future price could yield significant profit. This paper will showcase how to perform stock prediction using Machine Learning algorithms.** We evaluate NortonLifeLock prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Speculative Sentiment Analysis) and Sign Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the NLOK stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold NLOK stock.**

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

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- Market Risk
- What is Markov decision process in reinforcement learning?
- What is prediction in deep learning?

## NLOK 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 NortonLifeLock Stock Decision Process with Sign Test where A is the set of discrete actions of NLOK 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}= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{\mathrm{a}1}& {p}_{\mathrm{a}2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Modular Neural Network (Speculative Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\overrightarrow{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of NLOK stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## NLOK Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+6 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**NLOK NortonLifeLock

**Time series to forecast n: 08 Oct 2022**for (n+6 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold NLOK 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

NortonLifeLock assigned short-term B2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Speculative Sentiment Analysis) with Sign Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the NLOK stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold NLOK stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B2 | B1 |

Operational Risk | 40 | 79 |

Market Risk | 55 | 34 |

Technical Analysis | 66 | 60 |

Fundamental Analysis | 48 | 74 |

Risk Unsystematic | 62 | 44 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for NLOK stock?A: NLOK stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Speculative Sentiment Analysis) and Sign Test

Q: Is NLOK stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is NortonLifeLock stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for NortonLifeLock is Hold and assigned short-term B2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of NLOK stock?

A: The consensus rating for NLOK is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for NLOK stock?

A: The prediction period for NLOK is (n+6 month)