Algorithmic Trading – Top 20 Small Cap Stocks

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Small Cap Package forecast for the last year. 

This forecast is part of the Industry package, as one of I Know First’s quantitative investment solutions. The “I Know First Average” return for the long position was 29.59% over the 1 year period, whereas in the short position, the “I Know First Average” return was 31.05%, both significantly better than when comparing the S&P 500’s return of 3.51% over the same time period.I Know First Review

I Know First supplies financial services, mainly through stock forecasts via their predictive algorithm. The algorithm incorporates a 15-year database and utilizes it to predict the flow of money across 3,000 markets. The self-learning algorithm uses artificial intelligence, predictive models based on artificial neural networks, and genetic algorithms to predict money movements within various markets.

The best performing stocks for the long position from the one year Small Cap package concise of Biopharmaceutical company Sarepta therapeutics which managed to bring the largest return 184.37% from the whole package having a strong signal of 323.54 and predictability of 0.34. During this time, Sarepta managed to get FDA approval for their drug which is meant to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Beating the competition and increasing fantastically their stock value by 184.37% over a one-year period. Another great player that managed to increase their stock price was Mechel with 106.98% return. They had a contractual deal with the giant bank Sberbank which is the main cause of their rise in stock price.

The best performing stocks for the short position from the one year Small Cap package include the offshore and deepwater transportation service DryShip Inc. which had a negative signal of -2735.46 and predictability of -0.02, their bad economic position put them in debt and they were forced to sell 17 vessels to be able to repay a portion of the debt still keeping them under the red line. Their current situation made them lose -88.46% in stock price over a one-year period and they are still hoping to recover in the near future. Another stock that stood out in the short position was National Resource Partners LP, they had already reached a year-long low in April 2015, predicted by analysts, and after April, they kept on falling in their stock price. They had a signal of -31.76 and predictability of 0.12 bringing a nice return of 87.57%.

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