**Outlook:**BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest is assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba1 estimated rating.

**Dominant Strategy :**Buy

**Time series to forecast n: 14 Apr 2023**for (n+6 month)

**Methodology :**Deductive Inference (ML)

## Abstract

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest prediction model is evaluated with Deductive Inference (ML) and Spearman Correlation^{1,2,3,4}and it is concluded that the BST stock is predictable in the short/long term.

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

## Key Points

- Market Outlook
- Probability Distribution
- Is it better to buy and sell or hold?

## BST Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest Decision Process with Deductive Inference (ML) where A is the set of discrete actions of BST 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(Spearman Correlation)

^{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(Deductive Inference (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+6 month) $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({a}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of BST stock

j:Nash equilibria (Neural Network)

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## BST Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+6 month)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**BST BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest

**Time series to forecast n: 14 Apr 2023**for (n+6 month)

**According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

**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%**

## IFRS Reconciliation Adjustments for BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest

- 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.
- IFRS 16, issued in January 2016, amended paragraphs 2.1, 5.5.15, B4.3.8, B5.5.34 and B5.5.46. An entity shall apply those amendments when it applies IFRS 16.
- A single hedging instrument may be designated as a hedging instrument of more than one type of risk, provided that there is a specific designation of the hedging instrument and of the different risk positions as hedged items. Those hedged items can be in different hedging relationships.
- An entity shall amend a hedging relationship as required in paragraph 6.9.1 by the end of the reporting period during which a change required by interest rate benchmark reform is made to the hedged risk, hedged item or hedging instrument. For the avoidance of doubt, such an amendment to the formal designation of a hedging relationship constitutes neither the discontinuation of the hedging relationship nor the designation of a new hedging relationship.

*International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) adjustment process involves reviewing the company's financial statements and identifying any differences between the company's current accounting practices and the requirements of the IFRS. If there are any such differences, neural network makes adjustments to financial statements to bring them into compliance with the IFRS.

## Conclusions

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest is assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba1 estimated rating. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest prediction model is evaluated with Deductive Inference (ML) and Spearman Correlation^{1,2,3,4} and it is concluded that the BST stock is predictable in the short/long term. ** According to price forecasts for (n+6 month) period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

### BST BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest Financial Analysis*

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

Outlook* | Ba1 | Ba1 |

Income Statement | Baa2 | Caa2 |

Balance Sheet | C | B2 |

Leverage Ratios | Baa2 | Baa2 |

Cash Flow | Baa2 | Ba1 |

Rates of Return and Profitability | Baa2 | Baa2 |

*Financial analysis is the process of evaluating a company's financial performance and position by neural network. It involves reviewing the company's financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement, as well as other financial reports and documents.

How does neural network examine financial reports and understand financial state of the company?

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for BST stock?A: BST stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Deductive Inference (ML) and Spearman Correlation

Q: Is BST stock a buy or sell?

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

Q: Is BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Common Shares of Beneficial Interest is Buy and is assigned short-term Ba1 & long-term Ba1 estimated rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of BST stock?

A: The consensus rating for BST is Buy.

Q: What is the prediction period for BST stock?

A: The prediction period for BST is (n+6 month)

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