I Know First Review: April 18th, 2016

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Brazilian Stock Forecast  for the last three month found in the article titled “Buy And Hold Strategy ”. 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 72.35% over the 3-month period outperforming the S&P 500’s 10.66% return by a wide margin.

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SABESP LOGO 2Signal : 56.73

Predictability : 0.61

Return : 67.31%


Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo – SABESP provides basic and environmental sanitation services; and supplies treated water on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in the state of Sao Paulo.Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo , SBS, which provides basic and environmental sanitation services is a company that can be an interesting play for investors. Their recent positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts and investors alike are becoming more optimistic on SBS’s earnings for the coming 2nd quarter.


braskem logoSignal : 31.90

Predictability : 0.54

Return : 20.79%


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 country’s state-run oil company Petrobras. All this chaos going on in the Brazilian government has encouraged investors to buy larger percentages of shares from Braskem.

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Signal : 20.70

Predictability : 0.55

Return : 92.85%

Banco Bradesco S.A. provides banking and financial products and services to individuals, companies, and corporations and institutions. The company operates through two segments, Banking; and Insurance, Pension Plans, and Capitalization Bond. On April 14th , Shares of Banco Bradesco are lower by 1.61% to $8.26 on last Thursday morning. As some US , Traded Brazil Based Stocks retreat due to the dip in the real. The south American Country’s currency took a hit after policy makers stepped in to weaken the real.


VALE logo    Signal  : 17.01

  Predictability : 0.69

Return :  123.21% 


Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, production, and sale of iron ore and pellets, nickel, fertilizer, copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, cobalt, platinum group metals, and precious metals in Brazil and internationally. On Friday 15th , Brazil’s vale SA reiterated on Friday it is looking for a partner in the fertilizer sector , responding to a Reuters report that the miner is preparing a joint bid with US private equity firm apollo for Anglo American’s niobium and phosphates business in Brazil.

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Signal : 14,49

Predictability : 0.65

Return : 93.86%


Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transformation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy primarily in Minas Gerais, Brazil.As of December 31, 2014, the company generated electricity through 78 hydroelectric plants, 3 thermoelectric plants, and 23 wind farm



Signal : 11.48

Predictability : 0.5

Return : 93.86%


Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. provides a range of financial products and services to individuals and corporate clients in Brazil and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Activities with the Market + Corporation. On April 13th , Shares of Itau Unibanco are higher by 1.26% to $9.61 at the last of trading on Wednesday , as some US. Traded brazil Based Stocks continue to see gains following reports that the south American country is moving closer to ousting its president.


logo gerdauSignal : 6.90

Predictability : 0.56

Return : 160.00%


Gerdau S.A. produces and commercializes steel products worldwide. The company operates through Brazil Business Operation, North America Business Operation, South America Business Operation, and Special Steel Business Operation segments. Last Thursday , Shares of Gerdau are falling 10,43% to $2.11 as the long rolled steel producer takes a hit from Rio Tinto’s belief that the rally in IRON ore prices is going to fizzle out.


brf logoSignal : 5.87

Predictability : 0.56

Return : 18.21%


BRF S.A., together with its subsidiaries, focuses on raising, producing, and slaughtering poultry and pork in Brazil. It also engages in processing and selling fresh meat, processed foods, pasta, sauce, mayonnaise, frozen vegetables and soybean by-products.Brazil’s 12-month IPCA consumer price index slowed to 10.36% in February, the first decline since September 2015. However, it remained firmly in the double-digit territory.


TIM LOGOSignal : 3.16

Predictability : 0.61

Return : 45.43% 


TIM Participações S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides mobile telecommunication services in Brazil. The company offers mobile, fixed, and long distance telephony; data transmission; and broadband services. It provides prepaid and post-paid services; and value-added services, including short message services or text, messaging. On April 14th ,  TIM Participaciones SA has filed the company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31 , 2015, with the US. Securities and Exchange commission , and has made the report available for download at the company’s IR website.