Defensive Stocks Based on Deep Learning: Returns up to 47.19% in 1 Year

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: 1 Year (11/18/2018 – 11/18/2019)
I Know First Average: 16.96%
Defensive Stocks
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For this 1 Year defensive stocks forecast the algorithm had successfully predicted 9 out of 10 movements. The top performing prediction from this package was APD with a return of 47.19%. AMT and ADI followed with returns of 30.7% and 25.13% for the 1 Year period. The package’s overall average return was 16.96%, providing investors with a 2.86% premium over the S&P 500’s return of 14.1% during the same period.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. It operates through Industrial Gases – Americas, Industrial Gases – Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Industrial Gases – Asia, Industrial Gases – Global, Materials Technologies, and Energy-from-Waste segments. The company produces atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; process gases, such as hydrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, syngas, and specialty gases; and equipment for the production or processing of gases comprising air separation units and non-cryogenic generators for customers in various industries, including metals, glass, chemical processing, electronics, energy production and refining, food processing, metallurgical, medical, and general manufacturing. It also designs and manufactures equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction, and liquid helium and liquid hydrogen transport and storage. In addition, the company processes waste materials and generates renewable power for customers under long-term contracts; and provides specialty gases, specialty chemicals, services, and equipment to the electronics industry primarily for the manufacture of silicon and compound semiconductors and thin film transistor liquid crystal displays, as well as performance chemical solutions for the coatings, inks, adhesives, construction and civil engineering, personal care, institutional and industrial cleaning, mining, oil refining, and polyurethanes industries. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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.

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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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