The stock market is very volatile and non-stationary and generates huge volumes of data in every second. In this article, the existing machine learning algorithms are analyzed for stock market forecasting and also a new pattern-finding algorithm for forecasting stock trend is developed. Three approaches can be used to solve the problem: fundamental analysis, technical analysis, and the machine learning. Experimental analysis done in this article shows that the machine learning could be useful for investors to make profitable decisions.** We evaluate LAKELAND FINL CORP prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Social Media Sentiment Analysis) and Logistic Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LKFN 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 Buy LKFN stock.**

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## LKFN Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Stocks are possibly the most popular financial instrument invented for building wealth and are the centerpiece of any investment portfolio. The advances in trading technology has opened up the markets so that nowadays nearly anybody can own stocks. From last few decades, there seen explosive increase in the average person's interest for stock market. In a financially explosive market, as the stock market, it is important to have a very accurate prediction of a future trend. Because of the financial crisis and recording profits, it is compulsory to have a secure prediction of the values of the stocks. Predicting a non-linear signal requires progressive algorithms of machine learning with help of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We consider LAKELAND FINL CORP Stock Decision Process with Logistic Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of LKFN 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(Logistic 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 (Social Media Sentiment Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\overrightarrow{S}=\left({s}_{1},{s}_{2},{s}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LKFN stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LKFN LAKELAND FINL CORP

**Time series to forecast n: 10 Oct 2022**for (n+6 month)

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

LAKELAND FINL CORP assigned short-term Ba2 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Social Media Sentiment Analysis) with Logistic Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LKFN 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 Buy LKFN stock.**

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

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

Outlook* | Ba2 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 41 | 89 |

Market Risk | 84 | 79 |

Technical Analysis | 47 | 71 |

Fundamental Analysis | 83 | 38 |

Risk Unsystematic | 87 | 40 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LKFN stock?A: LKFN stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Social Media Sentiment Analysis) and Logistic Regression

Q: Is LKFN stock a buy or sell?

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LKFN Stock.

Q: Is LAKELAND FINL CORP stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for LAKELAND FINL CORP is Buy and assigned short-term Ba2 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of LKFN stock?

A: The consensus rating for LKFN is Buy.

Q: What is the prediction period for LKFN stock?

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

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