I Know First Review: April 12th, 2016

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Dividend Stocks for the last three month found in the article titled “Buy and Hold”. This forecast is part of the Top 10 Stocks package, as one of I Know First’s quantitative investment solutions. The “I Know First Average” return for the long position was 16.99% over the 3-month period outperforming the S&P 500’s 6.53% return by a wide margin.

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cenovus-logoSignal : 69.57

Predictability : 0.52

Return : 12.51%

 

Cenovus Energy Inc. develops, produces, and markets crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas in Canada. Its Oil Sands segment develops and produces bitumen assets at Foster Creek, Christina Lake, Narrows Lake. On April 8th , Goldman Sachs picked 9 oil stocks for ‘ just right’ $35 crude. The company said that $35 a  barrel for West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil is an “Idealistic Goldilocks scenario” in the case where the price is not too high and not too low but just right.

 

braskem logoSignal : 63.34

Predictability : 0.56

Return : 1.04%

Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. Its Basic Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, such as ethylene, polymer, and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene, and butene-1. On march 29th , The US , department of justice is investigating possible corruption in contracts among Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem  , engineering conglomerate Odebrecht and the new country’s state-run oil company Petrobras. Braksem has been the target of a shareholder suit filed in 2015 in the United States over the alleged release of false statements to shareholders.

 

heartland financialSignal : 53.69

Predictability : 0.39

Return : 6.84%

Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a multi-bank holding company, provides banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It accepts various deposit products, including checking and other demand deposit accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts. An official of Financial announced on April 4th that the company plans to broadcast a conference call detailing its first quarter 2016 earning live over the internet at www.htlf.com. Financial result will be available on the company’s website on April 25th , 2016 after the market closes.

 

CentralPacificBankLogoSignal : 52.75

Predictability : 0.45

Return : 1.86%

Central Pacific Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Central Pacific Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Hawaii. The company operates in three segments: Banking Operations, Treasury, and All Others. On April 8th, The company breached its 50 Day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPF-US

 

Union_Pacific_Logo.svgSignal : 42.16

Predictability : 0.52

Return : 7.93%

 

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. It offers freight transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains. On Monday , April 11th , Union Pacific competes Hathaway owned BNSF Railway in the Western US. UNP’s total railcars fell by nearly 16% to 83,000 units in the weeks ended April 2nd, 2016 from 98,000 units in the corresponding week of 2015.

 

martinmarrieta logoSignal : 39.01

Predictability : 0.28

Return : 32.12%

 

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies aggregates products and heavy building materials for the construction industry in the United States and internationally. It operates through Mid-America Group, Southeast Group, West Group, Cement, and Magnesia Specialties segments.   On March , The audit Committee of the board of directors of Martin Marietta Materials conducted a competitive process with multiple firms to determine the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31st ,2016.