# statsmodels.tsa.statespace.mlemodel.MLEResults.forecast¶

MLEResults.forecast(steps=1, **kwargs)[source]

Out-of-sample forecasts

Parameters: steps (int, str, or datetime, optional) – If an integer, the number of steps to forecast from the end of the sample. Can also be a date string to parse or a datetime type. However, if the dates index does not have a fixed frequency, steps must be an integer. Default **kwargs – Additional arguments may required for forecasting beyond the end of the sample. See FilterResults.predict for more details. forecast – Array of out of sample forecasts. A (steps x k_endog) array. array