Algorithmic Trading Strategy Based on Pattern Recognition: Returns up to 6.83% in 3 Days

Algorithmic Trading Strategy

This forecast is part of the Top 10 Stocks Package, as one of I Know First’s systematic trading tools. The full package includes a daily prediction for a total of 20 stocks with bullish and bearish signals:

  • Top 10 stocks pick for the long position
  • Top 10 stocks pick for the short position


Package Name: Top 10 Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Days (08/29/2017 – 09/01/2017)
I Know First Average: 3.63%
Algorithmic Trading Strategy

Several predictions in this short-term 3 Days forecast saw significant returns. The algorithm had correctly predicted 9 out 10 stock movements. GNRC was the top performing prediction with a return of 6.83%. USG and FCAU saw outstanding returns of 6.52% and 6.37%. With these notable trade returns, the package itself registered an average return of 3.63% compared to the S&P 500’s return of 1.32% for the same period.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, industrial, oil and gas, and construction markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. The company provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 20kW; and liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW, as well as industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW. It also offers various portable generators ranging in size from 800W to 17,500W; engine driven power washers; and cellular-based remote monitoring system for home standby generators. In addition, the company provides light towers, mobile generators, and flameless heaters; light-commercial standby generators ranging from 22kW to 150kW and related transfer switches providing three-phase power small and mid-sized businesses; and industrial generators ranging in output from 10kW up to 3,250kW, which are primarily used as emergency backup for large healthcare, telecom, datacom, commercial office, municipal, and manufacturing customers. Further, the company sells aftermarket service parts to dealers, and proprietary engines to third-party original equipment manufacturers. The company distributes its products through various channels, including independent residential dealers, industrial distributors and dealers, national and regional retailers, e-commerce merchants, electrical and HVAC wholesalers, catalogs, equipment rental companies, and equipment dealers, as well as directly to end users under the Generac, Magnum, Ottomotores, Tower Light, Powermate, Dewalt, and Honeywell brands. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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