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 evaluate ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC prediction models with Supervised Machine Learning (ML) and Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:ASCI stock is predictable in the short/long term. **

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LON:ASCI stock.**

**LON:ASCI, ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST 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:ASCI Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

The categorization of high dimensional data present a fascinating challenge to machine learning models as frequent number of highly correlated dimensions or attributes can affect the accuracy of classification model. In this paper, the problem of high dimensionality of stock exchange is investigated to predict the market trends by applying the principal component analysis (PCA) with linear regression. PCA can help to improve the predictive performance of machine learning methods while reducing the redundancy among the data. We consider ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC Stock Decision Process with Multiple Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:ASCI 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(Supervised Machine Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+4 weeks) $\overrightarrow{S}=\left({s}_{1},{s}_{2},{s}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:ASCI stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## LON:ASCI Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+4 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LON:ASCI ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC

**Time series to forecast n: 15 Oct 2022**for (n+4 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LON:ASCI 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

ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Supervised Machine Learning (ML) with Multiple Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:ASCI stock is predictable in the short/long term.**

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy LON:ASCI stock.**

### Financial State Forecast for LON:ASCI Stock Options & Futures

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

Outlook* | Ba3 | B1 |

Operational Risk | 80 | 79 |

Market Risk | 31 | 43 |

Technical Analysis | 89 | 37 |

Fundamental Analysis | 40 | 62 |

Risk Unsystematic | 74 | 78 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LON:ASCI stock?A: LON:ASCI stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Supervised Machine Learning (ML) and Multiple Regression

Q: Is LON:ASCI stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for ABRDN SMALLER COMPANIES INCOME TRUST PLC is Buy and assigned short-term Ba3 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of LON:ASCI stock?

A: The consensus rating for LON:ASCI is Buy.

Q: What is the prediction period for LON:ASCI stock?

A: The prediction period for LON:ASCI is (n+4 weeks)

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