Defensive Stocks Based on a Self-learning Algorithm: Returns up to 7.83% in 3 Months

Defensive Stocks

This Conservative Stock forecast is part of the Risk-Conscious Package, as one of I Know First’s quantitative investment solutions. We determine our best defensive stocks by screening our database daily for lower volatility stocks that are less risky. The full Risk-Conscious Package includes a daily forecast for a total of 40 stocks divided into four main categories:

  • Top 10 Conservative stocks for the long position
  • Top 10 Conservative stocks for the short position
  • Top 10 Aggressive stocks for the long position
  • Top 10 Aggressive stocks for the short position

Risk Conscious stocks
Package Name: Conservative Stock Forecast
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Months (5/26/2019 – 8/27/2019)
I Know First Average: 2.99%
Defensive Stocks
Defensive Stocks chart

The algorithm correctly predicted 8 out 10 of the suggested trades in the Conservative Stock Forecast Package for this 3 Months forecast. The top-performing prediction in this forecast was LQD, which registered a return of 7.83%. Other notable stocks were BAB and BOND with a return of 7.18% and 3.3%. The Conservative Stock Forecast package had an overall average return of 2.99%, providing investors with a premium of 1.46% over the S&P 500’s return of 1.53%.

iShares iBoxx $ InvesTop Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, formerly known as iShares GS $ InvesTop Corporate Bond Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the corporate bond market as defined by the iBoxx $ Liquid Investment Grade Index (formerly the GS $ InvesTop Index) (the Index). The Fund invests in a representative sample of the securities in the Index, which has a similar investment profile as the Index.

The Index measures the performance of a fixed number of highly liquid investment-grade corporate bonds. The Index is a rules-based index consisting of up to 100 highly liquid, investment-grade, United States dollar-denominated corporate bonds that seek to maximize liquidity while maintaining representation of the corporate bond market. The Fund’s investment advisor is Barclays Global Fund Advisors.

Algorithmic traders utilize these daily forecasts by the I Know First market prediction system as a tool to enhance portfolio performance, verify their own analysis and act on market opportunities faster. This forecast was sent to current I Know First subscribers.

How to interpret this diagram

Algorithmic Stock Forecast: The table on the left is a stock forecast produced by I Know First’s algorithm. Each day, subscribers receive forecasts for six different time horizons. Note that the top 10 stocks in the 1-month forecast may be different than those in the 1-year forecast. In the included table, only the relevant stocks have been included. The boxes are arranged according to their respective signal and predictability values (see below for detailed definitions). A green box represents a positive forecast, suggesting a long position, while a red represents a negative forecast, suggesting a short position.

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