Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock Research Report

## Summary

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 Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock prediction models with Multi-Task Learning (ML) and Statistical Hypothesis Testing1,2,3,4 and conclude that the VEL 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 VEL stock.

## Key Points

1. Market Risk
2. Is it better to buy and sell or hold?
3. Market Outlook

## VEL Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock Decision Process with Multi-Task Learning (ML) where A is the set of discrete actions of VEL 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(Statistical Hypothesis Testing)5,6,7= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Multi-Task Learning (ML)) 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 VEL stock

j:Nash equilibria (Neural Network)

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: VEL Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock
Time series to forecast n: 30 Nov 2022 for (n+1 year)

According to price forecasts for (n+1 year) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold VEL 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 Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock

1. However, the designation of the hedging relationship using the same hedge ratio as that resulting from the quantities of the hedged item and the hedging instrument that the entity actually uses shall not reflect an imbalance between the weightings of the hedged item and the hedging instrument that would in turn create hedge ineffectiveness (irrespective of whether recognised or not) that could result in an accounting outcome that would be inconsistent with the purpose of hedge accounting. Hence, for the purpose of designating a hedging relationship, an entity must adjust the hedge ratio that results from the quantities of the hedged item and the hedging instrument that the entity actually uses if that is needed to avoid such an imbalance
2. Expected credit losses shall be discounted to the reporting date, not to the expected default or some other date, using the effective interest rate determined at initial recognition or an approximation thereof. If a financial instrument has a variable interest rate, expected credit losses shall be discounted using the current effective interest rate determined in accordance with paragraph B5.4.5.
3. Paragraph 5.7.5 permits an entity to make an irrevocable election to present in other comprehensive income changes in the fair value of an investment in an equity instrument that is not held for trading. This election is made on an instrument-by-instrument (ie share-by-share) basis. Amounts presented in other comprehensive income shall not be subsequently transferred to profit or loss. However, the entity may transfer the cumulative gain or loss within equity. Dividends on such investments are recognised in profit or loss in accordance with paragraph 5.7.6 unless the dividend clearly represents a recovery of part of the cost of the investment.
4. Expected credit losses shall be discounted to the reporting date, not to the expected default or some other date, using the effective interest rate determined at initial recognition or an approximation thereof. If a financial instrument has a variable interest rate, expected credit losses shall be discounted using the current effective interest rate determined in accordance with paragraph B5.4.5.

*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

Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock assigned short-term B1 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Multi-Task Learning (ML) with Statistical Hypothesis Testing1,2,3,4 and conclude that the VEL 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 VEL stock.

### Financial State Forecast for VEL Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock Options & Futures

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*B1B2
Operational Risk 7088
Market Risk6838
Technical Analysis6251
Fundamental Analysis3253
Risk Unsystematic6438

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 86 out of 100 with 707 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for VEL stock?
A: VEL stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Multi-Task Learning (ML) and Statistical Hypothesis Testing
Q: Is VEL stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold VEL Stock.
Q: Is Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for Velocity Financial Inc. Common Stock is Hold and assigned short-term B1 & long-term B2 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of VEL stock?
A: The consensus rating for VEL is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for VEL stock?
A: The prediction period for VEL is (n+1 year)