Stock market is considered chaotic, complex, volatile and dynamic. Undoubtedly, its prediction is one of the most challenging tasks in time series forecasting. Moreover existing Artificial Neural Network (ANN) approaches fail to provide encouraging results. Meanwhile advances in machine learning have presented favourable results for speech recognition, image classification and language processing.** We evaluate Juniper Networks prediction models with Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) and Lasso Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the JNPR 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 Hold JNPR stock.**

**JNPR, Juniper Networks, 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 use of Markov decision process?
- How can neural networks improve predictions?
- Decision Making

## JNPR Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Nowadays, the stock market's prediction is a topic that attracted researchers in the world. Stock market prediction is a process that requires a comprehensive understanding of the data stock movement and analysis it accurately. Therefore, it needs intelligent methods to deal with this task to ensure that the prediction is as correct as possible, which will return profitable benefits to investors. The main goal of this article is the employment of effective machine learning techniques to build a strong model for stock market prediction. We consider Juniper Networks Stock Decision Process with Lasso Regression where A is the set of discrete actions of JNPR 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(Lasso 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 (Market Volatility Analysis)) X S(n):→ (n+4 weeks) $\overrightarrow{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of JNPR stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## JNPR Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+4 weeks)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**JNPR Juniper Networks

**Time series to forecast n: 01 Nov 2022**for (n+4 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold JNPR 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%**

## Adjusted IFRS* Prediction Methods for Juniper Networks

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- Expected credit losses reflect an entity's own expectations of credit losses. However, when considering all reasonable and supportable information that is available without undue cost or effort in estimating expected credit losses, an entity should also consider observable market information about the credit risk of the particular financial instrument or similar financial instruments.

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## Conclusions

Juniper Networks assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) with Lasso Regression ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the JNPR 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 Hold JNPR stock.**

### Financial State Forecast for JNPR Juniper Networks Stock Options & Futures

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

Outlook* | Ba1 | Ba3 |

Operational Risk | 86 | 81 |

Market Risk | 61 | 69 |

Technical Analysis | 71 | 53 |

Fundamental Analysis | 62 | 38 |

Risk Unsystematic | 70 | 69 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for JNPR stock?A: JNPR stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Modular Neural Network (Market Volatility Analysis) and Lasso Regression

Q: Is JNPR stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is Juniper Networks stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Juniper Networks is Hold and assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of JNPR stock?

A: The consensus rating for JNPR is Hold.

Q: What is the prediction period for JNPR stock?

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

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