I Know First System Review: August 18th

I Know First System Review

The I Know First System Review shows the top performing stocks from I Know First: Daily Market Forecast’s August 18th 2013 Stock Forecast titled, Stock Picking by Algorithms: 128.69% Return in 1 Year. The “I Know First Average” return was 45.82% versus the S&P 500’s return of 19.08% over the same time period.

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Signal (365 days): 962.07

Predictability (365 days): 0.43

Return: 39.82%

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) is focused on technologies that treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients. EW is a pioneer in the development and commercialization of heart valve products. The company manufactures tissue heart valves and repairs products used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. EW’s quarterly revenue is up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis.







Signal (365 days): 339.08

Predictability (365 days): 0.42

Return: 36.66%

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) is a provider of products, technologies, software, solutions and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises. Hewlett-Packard has wowed investors this year with a 21% gain in HPQ’s stock price. The key to success behind any tech company is innovation, and HPQ’s focus on driving innovation, reducing costs, and simplifying the organizational structure will help the company in the long run.






Signal (365 days): 283.91

Predictability (365 days): 0.31

Return: 101.03%

Nokia Corporation is engaged in the network infrastructure, location-based technologies, and advanced technologies businesses worldwide. The Finnish telecommunication company has seen its shares shoot up more than 103% over the past year. In the past few months the company has secured a couple of major deals. Nokia’s network united sealed a five year deal with Telenor, as well as Algeria-based carrier Algérie Télécom. These partnerships will help Nokia penetrate foreign and emerging markets, leaving plenty of upside left for this $31 billion dollar company.






Signal (365 days): 240.87

Predictability (365 days): 0.08

Return: 22.99%

Alcatel-Lucent provides Internet protocol (IP) and cloud networking, and ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, enterprises, and institutions worldwide. Recent analysis of ALU shows that the company has been experiencing steady growth in revenues and earnings per share. Earnings have grown nearly 74% in the last year and this has translated into an 84.97% gain in the stock price. However, the current debt-to-equity ratio of 1.93 is quite high when compared to similar companies in the communications equipment industry.






Signal (365 days): 140.23

Predictability (365 days): 0.58

Return: 15.03%

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is a global semiconductor company with facilities around the world. AMD has recently introduced its second generation R-Series embedded processors code named Bald Eagle. Experts are hailing the new processors as the highest performance embedded devices for 2014, putting AMD in a good position compared to its competitors. To further encourage users to adopt the new chips, AMD has pledged to provide 10 years of support for the chips, meaning that replacement parts will be available for at least that long.






Signal (365 days): 77.01

Predictability (365 days): 0.3

Return: 43.91%

Panasonic Corporation is a Japan-based company with many divisions: it offers audio and video equipment, household air-conditioning machines, system network and mobile communications-related products and services, automotive multimedia-related equipment, electrical components, semiconductors and optical devices. Nokia announced on July 20th that it had struck a deal to buy Panasonic Corporation wireless networks business.








Signal (365 days): 60.92

Predictability (365 days): 0.32

Return: 128.69%

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide.  If offers dynamic random access memory (DRAM) products for data storage and retrieval that are used in computers, tablets, mobile phones, communication equipment, computer peripherals, industrial, automotive, and other electronic devices.  The company has been on a nice streaking of beating earnings estimates.  When looking at the past 2 reports, MU has beaten estimates by at least 35% in both cases.


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