I Know First Review: October 20th 2015

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Tech Stocks Package forecast for the last 14 days found under the article titled Best Tech Stocks Based on Genetic Algorithms: Up to 54.72% Return in 14 Days

This forecast is part of the Tech package, as one of I Know First’s quantitative investment solutions. The “I Know First Average” return for the short position was 14.08% over the 14-day period, a significant difference when comparing the S&P 500’s return of 4.22% over the same time period.

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Signal: 2.69

Predictability: 0.23

Return: 54.72%

China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (CNTF), engages in the original design, development, and sale of mobile handsets in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company operates in three segments: ODP, Brand Name Phone Sales, and Game segments.

The company has recently announced that their Shengyang High Tech Park has reached full occupancy rate. This will represent their future return on investment of approximately US$334 million. The company’s shares saw a rise of 14.29% in the past week and 8.09% in the past 4 weeks.


Signal: 1.74

Predictability: 0.22

Return: 17.03%

China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of conditional access (CA) systems to the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) digital television market. The company, along with many other big Chinese manufacturers have benefited from a boost in market sentiment regarding Chinese stocks, following the exhibition of “Made in China 2025”  national plan by Chinese government on Tuesday, a plan to promote more advanced manufacturing in the next 10 years.



Signal: 1.25

Predictability: 0.19

Return: 14.60%

NeoPhotonics Corporation develops, manufactures and markets optoelectronic products that transmit, receive and switch digital optical signals for communications networks. The Company produces photonic integrated circuits (PICs) that comprise both arrayed and individual photonic functional elements using optimized materials systems and processes from its in-house Silicon, Indium Phosphide and Gallium Arsenide wafer fabrication.

Company’s shares rose by 4.04% in the past week but have overall declined by 2.86% in the past month. This rise might be attributed to the company’s announcement of a suite of products to support 400G Coherent transport for long haul, metro and data center interconnect networks.



Signal: 1.13

Predictability: 0.19

Return: 6.70%

Guidance Software, Inc. is a provider of endpoint investigation solutions for cybersecurity analytics, security incident response, e-discovery and forensic analysis.

Last Thursday company’s shares gained 8.62%. This increase might be attributed to appointment of Alfredo Gomez as the new Senior Vice President of the company.


 Signal: 0.83

Predictability: 0.17

Return: 6.16%

Ebix, Inc. (Ebix) is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix provides application software products for the insurance industry, including carrier systems, agency systems and exchanges, as well as custom software development

The company’s shares have appreciated 3.01% last week, outperforming S&P 500 by 2.09%. The company has recently disclosed insider buying and selling information to the S&E commission.



Signal: 0.69

Predictability: 0.17

Return: 3.39

Ducommun Incorporated is a global provider of engineering and manufacturing services. The Company offers a range of products and applications used in the aerospace, defense, industrial, natural resources, medical and other industries.

The aerospace company has recently won a contract to manufacture position sensors for U.S. navy’s and U.K. navy’s Trident Navigation Systems.



Signal: 0.61

Predictability: 0.21

Return: 4.20%

Qorvo, Inc. provides core technologies and radio frequency (RF) solutions for mobile, infrastructure and defense and aerospace applications. The Company offers amplification, filtering and switching products for RF, microwave and millimeter-wave applications

The company’s shares appreciated 3.64% during last week. According to Walkley, the company is well-positioned for its December quarter. The company is believed to have benefited greatly from its content growth in the new iPhone 6S  and iPhone 6S plus devices, and is still the main RF supplier on these devices.



Signal: 0.55

Predictability: 0.18

Return: 9.02%

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (Rackspace) operates in the managed cloud segment of the business information technology (IT) market. The Company offers a portfolio of integrated IT solutions for common business needs, including for e-commerce, Web content management, Website hosting, data services, office mail and collaboration, and private clouds.

Rackspace has recently been affected by a large influx of money flowing into the company. The money flow was calculated at $1.18 million as of Oct. 16. The company holds a strong buy signal.


electronic arts

Signal: 0.53

Predictability: 0.27

Return: 8.72%

Electronic Arts Inc is a game software content and services provider. The Company develops, markets, publishes and distributes game software content for consumers of various video game machines and electronic devices.

The company’s ratings have gone up and the signal moved from hold to buy, following analysts expectations regarding its anticipated new game Star Wars Battlefront. Such rise is accredited to the success of the game’s Beta version which attracted 9 million players.



Signal: 0.43

Predictability: 0.25

Return: 16.30%

Monster Worldwide, Inc. is engaged in connecting people to jobs. The Company offers services in over 40 countries, providing job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.

The company’s shares rose by 3.06% last week and by 7.37% over the past four weeks.