I Know First Review: November 16th, 2015

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The stocks selected here are the top performing stocks from I Know First: Daily Market Forecast’s May 12, 2015 stock forecast titled “Market Outlook Based On Artificial Intelligence: Up To 31.85% In 1 Month“.

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 was 4.07% over 1 month versus the S&P 500’s return of 1.45% over the same time period.

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Kite Pharma, Inc.'s logo. (PRNewsFoto/Kite Pharma, Inc.)

Kite Pharma, Inc., is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of cancer immunotherapy products to eradicate cancer cells. The Company does this using its engineered autologous cell therapy (eACT), which is an approach to the treatment of cancer. The company released its Q3 earnings on November 12, beating analysts’ expectations. The company posted revenues of $5.1 million and a loss of ($0.63) per share, compared to analysts’ estimates of $4 million in revenue and a loss of ($0.73) per share.

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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the research and development of therapeutics based on its ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi). The Company’s pipeline focuses in three strategic therapeutic areas (STArs): Genetic Medicines, with a pipeline of RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of rare diseases.7 analysts have set the short term price target of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at $148.57.

vertex

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Vertex) is a global biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in the business of discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing small molecule drugs.Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, that belongs to the Healthcare sector reported a price of 125.28 today, a change of 1.81%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated predicts a earnings per share growth of 3.30% over the next five years.

XPO

XPO Logistics, Inc. is a provider of transportation logistics services and a provider of engineered, technology-enabled contract logistics. The Company operates in two segments: Transportation segment and Logistics segment. The Transportation segment consists of its truck brokerage, intermodal, last mile, expedited transportation and freight forwarding businesses.XPO Logistics, Inc. has dropped 7.67% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the shares have posted positive gains of 7.28% in the last 4 weeks.

freeport

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a natural resource company with an industry portfolio of mineral assets, oil and natural gas resources, and a production profile. FCX has organized its operations into six primary divisions: North America copper mines, South America mining, Indonesia mining, Africa mining, Molybdenum mines, and United States oil and gas operations.Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX), belonging to the Basic Materials sector reported a price of 8.86 today, a change of 2.07%. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. predicts a earnings per share growth of -19.40% over the next five years. Its return on equity is currently -74.80% and its debt to equity is currently 1.89. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. stands at -0.40% and its gross margin is -7.80%.

CHK

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is a producer of natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. The exploration and production segment is responsible for finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL. Chesapeake Energy Corporation announced today the expiration and final results of its previously announced offer to purchase its 2.75% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes due 2035 (the “Notes”) at the option of the holders of the Notes pursuant to the terms of the Notes.

Vale

Vale S.A. (Vale) is a metals and mining company. The Company is also a producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, and nickel. The Company also produces manganese ore, ferroalloys, metallurgical and thermal coal, copper, platinum group metals (PGMs), gold, silver, cobalt, potash, phosphates and other fertilizer nutrients.The stock declined -1.26% and is at $3.92 in the Real-Time trading session. Its overall volume is 6.46 million shares right now, and average trading volume of 28.72 million. The stock is ranging from $3.91 to $4.00, and is market capitalization right now is $19.97 billion. The beta value for this stock stands at 1.36 points.

teekay

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. is a provider of marine transportation, oil production, storage, towage and floating accommodation services to the offshore oil industry focusing on the fast-growing, deep-water offshore oil regions of the North Sea and Brazil.Teekay Offshore’s unit price has corrected by 51% in YTD 2015, and I see this as an excellent buying opportunity.

ALcoa

Alcoa Inc. (Alcoa) is engaged in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing. The Company operates in four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. Its products, which include aluminum, titanium and nickel, are used in aircraft, automobilesand commercial transportation. AA belonging to the Basic Materials sector reported a price of 8.09 today, a change of 1.19%. Alcoa Inc. predicts a earnings per share growth of 17.10% over the next five years. Its return on equity is currently 3.80% and its debt to equity is currently 0.73. Alcoa Inc. stands at 3.30% and its gross margin is 21.20%.
cve

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil company. The Company is engaged in the business of developing, producing and marketing crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in Canada with refining operations in the United States. The oil company that is saying it’s not for sale. CEO Brian Ferguson recently addressed takeover speculation by saying that the company is not involved in any M&A deals either as a buyer or a seller. While that might be true, that alone won’t stop the longing eyes of potential acquirers.

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