## Summary

Stock market forecasting is considered to be a challenging topic among time series forecasting. This study proposes a novel two-stage ensemble machine learning model named SVR-ENANFIS for stock price prediction by combining features of support vector regression (SVR) and ensemble adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system (ENANFIS).** We evaluate APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC prediction models with Multi-Instance Learning (ML) and Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:APTD 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 Sell LON:APTD stock.**

## Key Points

- Trading Signals
- Can machine learning predict?
- How do predictive algorithms actually work?

## LON:APTD Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC Stock Decision Process with Multi-Instance Learning (ML) where A is the set of discrete actions of LON:APTD 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 Î³ ∈ [0, 1] is a move factor for expectation.^{1,2,3,4}

F(Independent T-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(Multi-Instance Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+4 weeks) $\begin{array}{l}\int {e}^{x}\mathrm{rx}\end{array}$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of LON:APTD stock

j:Nash equilibria (Neural Network)

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**LON:APTD APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC

**Time series to forecast n: 23 Nov 2022**for (n+4 weeks)

**According to price forecasts for (n+4 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell LON:APTD 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 APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC

- If a put option obligation written by an entity or call option right held by an entity prevents a transferred asset from being derecognised and the entity measures the transferred asset at amortised cost, the associated liability is measured at its cost (ie the consideration received) adjusted for the amortisation of any difference between that cost and the gross carrying amount of the transferred asset at the expiration date of the option. For example, assume that the gross carrying amount of the asset on the date of the transfer is CU98 and that the consideration received is CU95. The gross carrying amount of the asset on the option exercise date will be CU100. The initial carrying amount of the associated liability is CU95 and the difference between CU95 and CU100 is recognised in profit or loss using the effective interest method. If the option is exercised, any difference between the carrying amount of the associated liability and the exercise price is recognised in profit or loss.
- Lifetime expected credit losses are not recognised on a financial instrument simply because it was considered to have low credit risk in the previous reporting period and is not considered to have low credit risk at the reporting date. In such a case, an entity shall determine whether there has been a significant increase in credit risk since initial recognition and thus whether lifetime expected credit losses are required to be recognised in accordance with paragraph 5.5.3.
- Credit risk analysis is a multifactor and holistic analysis; whether a specific factor is relevant, and its weight compared to other factors, will depend on the type of product, characteristics of the financial instruments and the borrower as well as the geographical region. An entity shall consider reasonable and supportable information that is available without undue cost or effort and that is relevant for the particular financial instrument being assessed. However, some factors or indicators may not be identifiable on an individual financial instrument level. In such a case, the factors or indicators should be assessed for appropriate portfolios, groups of portfolios or portions of a portfolio of financial instruments to determine whether the requirement in paragraph 5.5.3 for the recognition of lifetime expected credit losses has been met.
- An entity shall apply the amendments to IFRS 9 made by IFRS 17 as amended in June 2020 retrospectively in accordance with IAS 8, except as specified in paragraphs 7.2.37–7.2.42.

*International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of accounting rules for the financial statements of public companies that are intended to make them consistent, transparent, and easily comparable around the world.

## Conclusions

APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC assigned short-term Caa2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.** We evaluate the prediction models Multi-Instance Learning (ML) with Independent T-Test ^{1,2,3,4} and conclude that the LON:APTD 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 Sell LON:APTD stock.**

### Financial State Forecast for LON:APTD APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC Stock Options & Futures

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

Outlook* | Caa2 | B1 |

Operational Risk | 58 | 31 |

Market Risk | 36 | 87 |

Technical Analysis | 30 | 36 |

Fundamental Analysis | 46 | 65 |

Risk Unsystematic | 32 | 78 |

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for LON:APTD stock?A: LON:APTD stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Multi-Instance Learning (ML) and Independent T-Test

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

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Sell LON:APTD Stock.

Q: Is APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP PLC is Sell and assigned short-term Caa2 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.

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

A: The consensus rating for LON:APTD is Sell.

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

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