Arbitrage Trading Based on Big Data: Returns up to 14.79% in 3 Days

Arbitrage Trading

An insider is legally permitted to buy and sell shares of the firm – and any subsidiaries – that employs him or her. However, these transactions must be properly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and are done with advance filings. You can find details of this type of insider trading on the SEC’s EDGAR database. This algorithmic forecast is for stocks with recently reported insiders’ transactions.An “insider” is any person who possesses at least one of the following:

  • access to valuable non-public information about a corporation (for example a company’s directors and high-level executives)
  • ownership of more than 10% of the company’s equity

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Package Name: Insiders Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Days (02/01/2019 – 02/05/2019)
I Know First Average: 3.35%
Arbitrage Trading

The algorithm correctly predicted 10 out 10 of the suggested trades in the Insiders Stocks Package for this 3 Days forecast. PFPT was the highest-earning trade with a return of 14.79% in 3 Days. Additional high returns came from TDG and FB, at 6.92% and 2.68% respectively. The package had an overall average return of 3.35%, providing investors with a 2.11% premium over the S&P 500’s return of 1.24% during the period.

Proofpoint, Inc., incorporated on June 24, 2002, is a security-as-a-service provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive and govern their sensitive data. The Company’s security-as-a-service platform consists of an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions, including threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery and secure communication. The Company’s solutions are built on a cloud-based platform. The Company provides a multi-tiered security-as-a-service platform, including solutions, platform technologies and infrastructure. Its product families include Email Security, Proofpoint Advanced Threat Protection, Proofpoint Information Protection and Archiving, and Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection.

The Company’s platform services include Threat detection, Threat intel extraction, Nexus threat graph, Real-time detection, Information classification and Intelligent policy. The Company’s enabling technologies consist of Big data analytics, including indexes and analyzes petabytes of information in real-time to discover threats, detect data leaks and enable end users to access information distributed across their organizations; Machine learning, including building predictive data models using its Proofpoint MLX machine learning techniques to identify and classify threats and sensitive content in real-time; Identity and policy, which enables the definition and enforcement of data protection policies based on a set of variables, including type of content, sender, recipient, pending legal matters, time and date, and regulatory status, and Virtual execution environments, which exposes suspected malware to a permuted set of instrumented virtual system environments, to assess maliciousness, exploit activity and compromise processes. Its technologies also include Intelligent message routing and Threat intelligence correlation. The Company delivers its security-as-a-service solutions through its cloud architecture and international data center infrastructure. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated thousands of physical and virtual servers across 11 data centers located in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands and Germany.

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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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