I Know First Review: March 3rd, 2016

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Stocks Under $10 for the last 14 days found under the article titled “Stock Scanner Based on Self Learning Algorithm”. 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 25.45% over the 14-day period outperforming the S&P 500’s 4.79% return by a wide margin.

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ARC Group WorldwideSignal: 11.02

Predictability: 0.36

Return: 47.85%

ARC Group Worldwide (ARCW) is a leading global advanced manufacturing and 3D printing service provider. The company manufactures and sells precision components, tooling products, flanges, fittings, and wireless equipment in the United States and internationally. The company’s earning report for Q2 was released in mid-February revealing a slight increase in revenue and narrowing of operating margins, but overall sustainability.


Freeport McMoRan

Signal: 10.91

Predictability: 0.35

Return: 40.82%

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), a natural resource company, is one of the world’s leading producers of gold and copper. The company is involved in the exploration and development of mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. Bank of America recently upgraded their position on FCX to neutral, seeing limited near-term upside catalysts for the company, with breakeven 2016 cash flows and uncertainty in Indonesia.


SID StockSignal: 4.36

Predictability: 0.29

Return: 35.58%


Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional is the second largest producer of steel in Brazil and operates through five segments including steel, mining, cement, logistics, and energy. The company primarily produces carbon steel and various steel products for the distribution, packaging, automotive, home appliance, and construction industries.


ValeSignal: 5.06

Predictability: 0.34

Return: 31.05%

Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, production, and sale of iron ore and pellets, gold, silver, and cobalt, as well as raw materials for steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. Vale S.A. share prices are soaring as China downsizes its steel industry. Vale is among other companies that are benefiting from decreased Chinese steel exports.


Keryx BiopharmaceuticalsSignal: 7.71

Predictability: 0.34

Return: 28.92%

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on providing therapies for patients with renal disease in the United States. Analyst Christopher James upped his rating for Keryx to Outperform from Market Perform with a $10 (133% upside) price target citing meaningful Auryxia (ferric citrate) sales as the main catalyst. The company launched Auryxia, indicated for the control of serum phosphate levels in patients with chronic kidney disease, in the U.S. in late 2014.


Coeur Mining

Signal: 6.68

Predictability: 0.23

Return: 25.00%

Coeur Mining, Inc. owns, operates, explores for, and develops silver and gold properties. The company holds interests across the globe in countries such as the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, Australia, and New Zealand. Coeur Mining, Inc. markets its silver and gold concentrates to third-party refiners and smelters in the United States, China, and Japan.


Pluristem TherapeuticsSignal: 11.70

Predictability: 0.23

Return: 21.70%

Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., through its subsidiary, Pluristem Ltd., operates as a bio-therapeutics company in Israel. The company focuses on the research, development, clinical trial, and manufacture of cell therapeutics products and related technologies for the treatment of various ischemic and inflammatory conditions. Pluristem’s new cell therapy can heal radiation damage and save lives following a dirty bomb detonation, nuclear attack, or nuclear power plant accident. Additionally, PLX-R18 was recently shown to boost production of platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells, while its competitor, Neupogen, only claims to boost white blood cell production.


First BanCorp

Signal: 73.45

Predictability: 0.24

Return: 14.73%

First BanCorp. operates as the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico that provides a range of financial products and services to retail, commercial, and institutional clients. As of March 1, 2015, First BanCorp. operated 54 branches in Puerto Rico, 12 branches in the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, and 10 branches in the state of Florida. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Santurce, Puerto Rico.


AvonSignal: 4.94

Predictability: 0.34

Return: 11.28%

Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and markets beauty and related products worldwide. It offers beauty products, which consists of skincare products, including personal care products, as well as fragrances and color cosmetics; and fashion and home products. Avon Products Inc. said recently that Cerberus Capital Management LP has agreed to invest $435 million in its convertible perpetual preferred stock as part of a new strategic partnership. Avon will separate its North America business into a privately-held company that will be majority owned and managed by Cerberus.