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ONTX – a biotech play for risky bets

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Some Pure Speculation

ONTX(Onconova Therapeutics) a biotech company, hard-beaten by the markets the previous years show some signs of life and may be close to a strong reversal. Now(closing of 1/3/2020) at a price of 0.49 USD with a tiny market cap of 49 mil USD & having lost almost 90% of its cap in 2019 is another full of promises went bad biotech story. But our quantamental model for Biotech stocks has raised a flag pointing that there is a great chance for a possible reversal back to 1-3 USD share price, within the next 3-6 months. That’s a 100%-500% possible gain , but the risks are very big and the asset’s high volatility make it a choice suited more for the wild west type of traders.

Easy rider revisited

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An easy rider for our a-quant mobile app users!!
From our quantamental ideas/signals back in June.
Short at 44.16 , UBER now at 33.25 for a 24.7% profit.
Close the position on Friday!

A Fintech Payments play

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Nowadays , almost everybody is talking and probably using fintech solutions, especially in the smart payments sector. Such a name with great potential came up to our quantitative model’s attention, which is based on fundamental factors , SEC filings + analyst reports sentiment analysis, as well as price action based technical factors.
Evo Payments (EVOP) is a US based company with a market cap of 2.6 Billion USD and a very considerable & fast evolving client base in the US & abroad. The filings and analyst & hedge fund reports give a very positive sentiment towards the stock and the funds’s interest has been growing steady and nicely.
It’s a July 2018 IPO, now at 31.53 that popped up in our model’s screen and gives us a probability of >71% to surpass 40 USD the next 6 months.
Taking into account its volatility we would start building a position for the next months. Potentially it may become a multi-bagger holding in our portfolio.

Mobile App Trading Signals Performance Evaluation

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The Mobile App Indices&Commodities Trading Signals(you can verify it at our mobile app easily)
May 2019 – June 2019 – 2 months period
Total trades : 30
Win rate: 83.3% (25/30 win)
Average win: +0.34%
Average loss: -1.082%
Profit per Trade Expected Value: +0.1% per trade
Biggest Loss : -1.42%
Total Performance : 3.09% (Leverage 1:1)
Annualized Performance : 20%

Last week for FX mobile trading signals
Trading period: 25/6 – 28/6
Total trades: 30
Profitable trades: 25
Win rate: 83.33%
Net profit: 138.5 pips (=1.3% performance in a 1:1 leverage strategy per position opened)

Easy Rider ? Not so!

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An excellent & lovely service , everyone of us uses doesn’t necessarily implies an excellent investment opportunity and UBER may be such a case. UBER one of the recent & most anticipated IPOs has been facing many headwinds and our quantamental model has raised a SHORT flag.
Based on technical & fundamental factors , UBER now at 44.16 has a greater than 75% chance of underperforming the market within 2019. More specifically a price of 37 – 40 USD , a 10-20% fall from recent levels , has a chance of 72% the next 1-5 months. IPOs especially at their first months after their debut are very volatile up to some weeks after their unlock period.

Games we play

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Almost verybody likes playing games and all of us know characters like Mario, Yoshi, Pokemon , Zelda etc. Now there maybe a nice chance to profit from these , by buying the Nintendo (NTDOY) stock. The company which owns all the above characters and produces consoles & video game titles & characters is on our quant model’s radar, which has recently given its stock a very positive BUY signal based on fundamentals & technical factors. NTDOY at 44.13 currently has a greater than 72% chance to move higher than 20% in the next 6-7 months. Given a relatively not very bad market , the stock will over perform the market by a considerable margin , although its volatility must be taken into account when adding to our portfolio. $NTDOY $QUANT $STOCKS

A not so cloudy cloud SW stock

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In the recent full of mines environment is very hard to find opportunities , without being ready to sustain the possible short term pain. But in harsh conditions and even worse than this of the last days, there is a real chance to identify some real gems. One of this, is Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) which is a cloud SW firm providing payroll & human resources management services. The stock now at 101.42 got a green flag from our stock selection quantamental model based on fundamentals & technical factors as inputs. It has a 85% chance of outperforming the market in the next 3-6 months, even though it had a run of more than 65% in 2019. We would suggest opening a small position and add gradually to it, if the market stabilizes and our hypothesis starts working.