Outlook: Vitru Limited Common Shares assigned short-term B1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.
Dominant Strategy : Hold
Time series to forecast n: 12 Dec 2022 for (n+8 weeks)
Methodology : Inductive Learning (ML)

## Abstract

Prediction of future movement of stock prices has always been a challenging task for the researchers. While the advocates of the efficient market hypothesis (EMH) believe that it is impossible to design any predictive framework that can accurately predict the movement of stock prices, there are seminal work in the literature that have clearly demonstrated that the seemingly random movement patterns in the time series of a stock price can be predicted with a high level of accuracy.(Vazirani, S., Sharma, A. and Sharma, P., 2020, October. Analysis of various machine learning algorithm and hybrid model for stock market prediction using python. In 2020 International Conference on Smart Technologies in Computing, Electrical and Electronics (ICSTCEE) (pp. 203-207). IEEE.) We evaluate Vitru Limited Common Shares prediction models with Inductive Learning (ML) and Lasso Regression1,2,3,4 and conclude that the VTRU stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Hold

## Key Points

1. Which neural network is best for prediction?
2. Stock Forecast Based On a Predictive Algorithm
3. Buy, Sell and Hold Signals

## VTRU Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider Vitru Limited Common Shares Decision Process with Inductive Learning (ML) where A is the set of discrete actions of VTRU 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= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Inductive Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+8 weeks) $∑ i = 1 n a i$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of VTRU stock

j:Nash equilibria (Neural Network)

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## VTRU Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: VTRU Vitru Limited Common Shares
Time series to forecast n: 12 Dec 2022 for (n+8 weeks)

According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Hold

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 (Grey to Black): *Technical Analysis%

## Adjusted IFRS* Prediction Methods for Vitru Limited Common Shares

1. For the purpose of applying paragraphs B4.1.11(b) and B4.1.12(b), irrespective of the event or circumstance that causes the early termination of the contract, a party may pay or receive reasonable compensation for that early termination. For example, a party may pay or receive reasonable compensation when it chooses to terminate the contract early (or otherwise causes the early termination to occur).
2. Interest Rate Benchmark Reform—Phase 2, which amended IFRS 9, IAS 39, IFRS 7, IFRS 4 and IFRS 16, issued in August 2020, added paragraphs 5.4.5–5.4.9, 6.8.13, Section 6.9 and paragraphs 7.2.43–7.2.46. An entity shall apply these amendments for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2021. Earlier application is permitted. If an entity applies these amendments for an earlier period, it shall disclose that fact.
3. For a financial guarantee contract, the entity is required to make payments only in the event of a default by the debtor in accordance with the terms of the instrument that is guaranteed. Accordingly, cash shortfalls are the expected payments to reimburse the holder for a credit loss that it incurs less any amounts that the entity expects to receive from the holder, the debtor or any other party. If the asset is fully guaranteed, the estimation of cash shortfalls for a financial guarantee contract would be consistent with the estimations of cash shortfalls for the asset subject to the guarantee
4. If, at the date of initial application, it is impracticable (as defined in IAS 8) for an entity to assess a modified time value of money element in accordance with paragraphs B4.1.9B–B4.1.9D on the basis of the facts and circumstances that existed at the initial recognition of the financial asset, an entity shall assess the contractual cash flow characteristics of that financial asset on the basis of the facts and circumstances that existed at the initial recognition of the financial asset without taking into account the requirements related to the modification of the time value of money element in paragraphs B4.1.9B–B4.1.9D. (See also paragraph 42R of IFRS 7.)

*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

Vitru Limited Common Shares assigned short-term B1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Inductive Learning (ML) with Lasso Regression1,2,3,4 and conclude that the VTRU stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Hold

### Financial State Forecast for VTRU Vitru Limited Common Shares Options & Futures

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*B1Ba3
Operational Risk 4432
Market Risk6380
Technical Analysis4774
Fundamental Analysis6949
Risk Unsystematic6884

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 84 out of 100 with 536 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for VTRU stock?
A: VTRU stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Inductive Learning (ML) and Lasso Regression
Q: Is VTRU stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold VTRU Stock.
Q: Is Vitru Limited Common Shares stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for Vitru Limited Common Shares is Hold and assigned short-term B1 & long-term Ba3 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of VTRU stock?
A: The consensus rating for VTRU is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for VTRU stock?
A: The prediction period for VTRU is (n+8 weeks)