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Should You Invest In State Street Stock? Ask The AI Engine

The stock market has seen some volatility since the start of September, and after a larger sell-off in the Stock market – State Street Stock (NYSE: STT) has moved up 11% over the last two weeks (10 trading days) to $63 now. But will the company’s stock continue its upward trajectory over the coming weeks, or is a drop in the stock imminent?

According to the Trefis Machine Learning Engine, which identifies trends in the company’s stock price using 20 years of historical stock data, there is a bleak chance (10%) that State Street stock will return 10% or more over the next two weeks (10 trading days). Notably, though, the stock is very likely to outperform the S&P500 over the same period, with a strong 51.4% probability.

But how would these numbers change if you are interested in holding State Street stock for a shorter or a longer time period? You can test the answer and many other combinations on the Trefis Machine Learning Engine to test the Average and Excess Return after a Fall or Rise in State Street stock. You can test the chance of recovery over different time intervals of a quarter, month, or even just 1 day!

MACHINE LEARNING ENGINE – try it yourself:

IF State Street stock moved by -5% over 5 trading days, THEN over the next 21 trading days, STT stock moves an average of 4 percent, which implies an excess return of 2.4 percent compared to the S&P500.

More importantly, there is 59% probability of a positive return over the next 21 trading days and 56% probability of a positive excess return after a -5% change over 5 trading days.

Some Fun Scenarios, FAQs & Making Sense of State Street Stock Movements:

Question 1: Is the average return for State Street stock higher after a drop?

Answer:

Consider two situations,

Case 1: State Street stock drops by -5% or more in a week

Case 2: State Street stock rises by 5% or more in a week

Is the average return for State Street stock higher over the subsequent month after Case 1 or Case 2?

STT stock fares better after Case 1, with an average return of 2.6% over the next month (21 trading days) under Case 1 (where the stock has just suffered a 5% loss over the previous week), versus, an average return of 2.5% for Case 2.

In comparison, the S&P 500 has an average return of 3.1% over the next 21 trading days under Case 1, and an average return of just 0.5% for Case 2 as detailed in our dashboard that details the average return for the S&P 500 after a fall or rise.

Try the Trefis machine learning engine above to see for yourself how State Street stock is likely to behave after any specific gain or loss over a period.

Question 2: Does patience pay?

Answer:

If you buy and hold State Street stock, the expectation is over time the near term fluctuations will cancel out, and the long-term positive trend will favor you – at least if the company is otherwise strong.

Overall, according to data and Trefis machine learning engine’s calculations, patience absolutely pays for most stocks!

For STT stock, the returns over the next N days after a -5% change over the last 5 trading days is detailed in the table below, along with the returns for the S&P500:

Question 3: What about the average return after a rise if you wait for a while?

Answer:

The average return after a rise is understandably lower than a fall as detailed in the previous question. Interestingly, though, if a stock has gained over the last few days, you would do better to avoid short-term bets for most stocks – although STT stock appears to be an exception to this general observation.

STT’s returns over the next N days after a 5% change over the last 5 trading days is detailed in the table below, along with the returns for the S&P500:

It’s pretty powerful to test the trend for yourself for State Street stock by changing the inputs in the charts above.

What if you’re looking for a more balanced portfolio instead? Here’s a high quality portfolio to beat the market, with over 100% return since 2016, versus 55% for the S&P 500. Comprised of companies with strong revenue growth, healthy profits, lots of cash, and low risk, it has outperformed the broader market year after year, consistently.

 

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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