I Know First Review: April 4th, 2016

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Options  Stocks  for the last month found under the Forecast titled “Best Stock Options”. 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 21.87% over the 1-month period outperforming the S&P 500’s 6.60% return by a wide margin

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Logo DDD

Signal: 11.81

Predictability: 0.53

Return: 41.71%

 

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides 3D printing products and services worldwide. The company’s 3D printers transform data input generated by 3D design software, CAD software, or other 3D design tools into printed parts using a range of print materials. On April 3rd , 3D systems announced a partnership with sports apparel company Under Armour to print sneaker soles. Production is limited on the sneaker but it could mean more to come for 3D Systems.

 

X USS STEEL LOGOSignal: 11.14

Predictability : 0.48

Return : 81.47%

 

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). On April 1st, China’s Hebei Iron and Steel Group has submitted the only bid for a loss-making Serbian Steel mill that the government put up for sale. What’s more , Europe steel sector suffers from all over-capacity.

BAIDU LOGO

Signal: 8.52

Predictability: 0.43

Return: 9.75%

 

Baidu, Inc. provides Internet search services in China and internationally. It offers Chinese language search platform on its Baidu.com Website that enables users to find relevant information online, including Web pages, news, images, documents, and multimedia files. Baidu Stock making headlines For anything but Search.In February 2016, Chinese search engine giant Baidu (BIDU) revealed its financials for fiscal 4Q15. The market reaction was positive as investors drove the company’s stock price up by 10% in after-hours trading. Baidu has also continued to explore and gain excellence in other business ( streaming video , maps..)

 

pilgrims logoSignal: 8.03

Predictability: 0.31

Return: 6.83%

 

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators in the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.They  issued an updated research report on premium consumer goods company Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation PPC on Mar 18, 2015. The company is engaged in the processing, production, marketing and distribution of frozen, fresh as well as value-added chicken products.

 

WYNN LOGOSignal: 7.20

Predictability: 0.52

Return: 14.86

 

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations, and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People’s Republic of China. Steeve Wynn try to maintain control of Wynn Resorts, after he got divorced his prenuptial agreement said that his wife’s shares cannot be sold because that is his only way to maintain control over Wynn.

 

cnsg logoSignal: 6.70

Predictability: 0.48

Return: 25.03%

CONSOL Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Coal. On April 1st , Consol Energy announced that it has closed on its previously announced agreement to sell the Buchanan Mine in Southwestern Virginia and certain other metallurgical coal reserves to Coronado IV LLC for total consideration to a console of $420 million , including 402.8 million cash paid at the closing.

 

opko logoSignal: 4.75

Predictability: 0.29

Return: 11.94%

OPKO Health, Inc., a biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies in the United States, Ireland, Chile, Spain, Israel, and Mexico. On April 1st ,2016 , The Compensation committee of the board of directors of OPKO health , the company held a meeting to review certain compensation matters for the company’s executive and non-executive employees.

 

las-vegas-sands logoSignal: 4.70

Predictability: 0.39

Return: 8.57%

 

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao.  On April 3rd , A Macau court has ruled that a former business partner of Las Vegas Sand Corp ,the world’s biggest casino company can proceed with a lawsuit seeking billions in damages for breaking terms of their former partnership agreement.

 

skyworks logoSignal: 4.46

Predictability: 0.26

Return: 17.65%

 

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary semiconductor products, including intellectual property worldwide. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, battery chargers..  On march 31st , Apple (AAPL) supplier Skyworks solutions ought to acquire Maxim Integrated Products to diversify from the slowing smartphone and radio-frequency market.

 

Rackspace logoSignal: 4.37

Predictability: 0.34

Return: 0.93%

 

Rackspace Hosting, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides managed cloud services in the business information technology (IT) market worldwide. The company provides a portfolio of integrated IT solutions for business needs across two primary form factors, dedicated cloud, and private clouds, and managed public clouds. On 31st march , 2016 , The street magazine published that Rackspace hosting stock closed higher by 2.57% to $21.58 on last Thursday’s trading session, on speculation that the data center hosting company is looking for buyer;