Best Defensive Stocks Based on Big Data Analytics: Returns up to 14.70% in 1 Month

Best 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: Risk-Conscious – Conservative Stock Forecast
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Month (01/06/2019 – 02/06/2019)
I Know First Average: 5.61%
Best Defensive Stocks

During the 1 Month forecasted period several picks in the Risk-Conscious – Conservative Stock Forecast Package saw significant returns. The algorithm had correctly predicted 9 out 10 returns. The prediction with the highest return was ACGL, at 14.70%. Further notable returns came from ALL and ARW at 11.96% and 11.63%, respectively. The Risk-Conscious – Conservative Stock Forecast package had an overall average return of 5.61%, providing investors with a premium of -2.28% over the S&P 500’s return of 7.89%.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL), incorporated on September 22, 2000, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance through its wholly owned subsidiaries. The Company provides a range of property, casualty and mortgage insurance and reinsurance lines. The Company operates in five segments: insurance, reinsurance, mortgage, other and corporate. The Company’s insurance, reinsurance and mortgage segments are underwriting segments. The insurance segment’s product lines include construction and national accounts; excess and surplus casualty; lenders products; professional lines; programs; property, energy, marine and aviation; travel, accident and health, and other, which includes alternative market risks and excess workers’ compensation. The reinsurance segment’s product lines include casualty; marine and aviation; other specialty; property catastrophe; property excluding property catastrophe, and other, which includes life reinsurance and casualty clash businesses. The mortgage segment includes the results of Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (Arch MI U.S.) and Arch Mortgage Insurance Designated Activity Company (Arch MI Europe), which are providers of mortgage insurance products and services to the United States and European markets. The corporate (non-underwriting) segment results include net investment income and interest expense. The other segment includes the results of Watford Holdings Ltd. (Watford Re).

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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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