The success of portfolio construction depends primarily on the future performance of stock markets. Recent developments in machine learning have brought significant opportunities to incorporate prediction theory into portfolio selection. However, many studies show that a single prediction model is insufficient to achieve very accurate predictions and affluent returns. In this paper, a novel portfolio construction approach is developed using a hybrid model based on machine learning for stock prediction.** We evaluate Booking Holdings prediction models with Modular Neural Network (CNN Layer) and Ridge Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BKNG 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 BKNG stock.**

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

*Keywords:*## Key Points

- What is prediction model?
- Market Risk
- What are buy sell or hold recommendations?

## BKNG Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Machine learning addresses the question of how to build computers that improve automatically through experience. It is one of today's most rapidly growing technical fields, lying at the intersection of computer science and statistics, and at the core of artificial intelligence and data science. We consider Booking Holdings Stock Decision Process with Ridge Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of BKNG 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(Ridge 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 (CNN Layer)) X S(n):→ (n+1 year) $\begin{array}{l}\int {e}^{x}\mathrm{rx}\end{array}$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of BKNG stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## BKNG Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+1 year)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**BKNG Booking Holdings

**Time series to forecast n: 24 Oct 2022**for (n+1 year)

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

Booking Holdings assigned short-term B2 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (CNN Layer) with Ridge Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the BKNG 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 BKNG stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | B2 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 62 | 46 |

Market Risk | 41 | 39 |

Technical Analysis | 84 | 60 |

Fundamental Analysis | 36 | 84 |

Risk Unsystematic | 54 | 89 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for BKNG stock?A: BKNG stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (CNN Layer) and Ridge Regression

Q: Is BKNG stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Booking Holdings stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Booking Holdings is Hold and assigned short-term B2 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of BKNG stock?

A: The consensus rating for BKNG is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for BKNG stock?

A: The prediction period for BKNG is (n+1 year)

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