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WEALTHMAKERS.COM Issues Bullish Research Reports on ABFS, ACFN, AFF, AIN, ALTR, ASMI
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WEALTHMAKERS.COM / www.wealthmakers.com , a Wall Street research and trading firm providing unbiased statistical stock market predictions to empower investors, securities professionals and public company employees to make precise, predictive and profitable trading decisions, has issued new research reports today on the following stocks: Arkansas Best Corp (NASDAQ:ABFS), Acorn Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ACFN), Afferro Mining Inc (NYSE:AFF), Albany International Corp (NYSE:AIN), Altera Corp (NASDAQ:ALTR), ASM International NV (NASDAQ:ASMI)
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Arkansas Best Corp (NASDAQ:ABFS): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23005
Acorn Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ACFN): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23017
Afferro Mining Inc (NYSE:AFF): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23051
Albany International Corp (NYSE:AIN): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23037
Altera Corp (NASDAQ:ALTR): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23034
ASM International NV (NASDAQ:ASMI): http://www.wealthmakers.com/ireport/23033
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Arkansas Best Corp (NASDAQ:ABFS) - Arkansas Best Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in motor carrier freight transportation in the United States. The company provides shipping services to its customers by transporting various large and small shipments to geographically dispersed destinations. It offers transportation services for general commodities, such as food, textiles, apparel, furniture, appliances, chemicals, nonbulk petroleum products, rubber, plastics, metal and metal products, wood, glass, automotive parts, machinery, and miscellaneous manufactured products through less-than-truckload services. The company also provides consumer moving services under U-Pack Moving name; delivery requiring special handling; and coordination of less-than-container shipments and full container loads, as well as an integrated warehousing services network. In addition, it offers third-party transportation brokerage and management services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico; and roadside assistance and equipment services for commercial vehicles to customers in the United States and Canada through a network of third-party service providers. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated approximately 3,800 tractors and 20,100 trailers that were used in its line haul and local pickup and delivery operations. Arkansas Best Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Acorn Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ACFN) - Acorn Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides technology driven solutions for energy infrastructure asset management worldwide. It offers sonar and acoustic related solutions for energy, defense, and commercial markets with a focus on underwater site security for strategic energy installations and other acoustic systems, as well as develops and produces real-time embedded hardware and software. The company also develops and markets remote monitoring systems to electric utilities and industrial facilities, which are used in a range of utility applications, including outage management, power quality monitoring, system planning, trouble shooting and proactive maintenance, and condition monitoring; and provides the intelligence to transmission and distribution network operators. In addition, it develops and produces fiber optic sensing systems for the energy, commercial security, and defense markets. The company s patented ultra-high sensitivity fiber optic sensors are designed to replace electronic sensors with fiber optic sensors. Further, it engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of wireless remote systems that monitor standby power generation, backup power generators, remote powered equipment, cellular towers, emergency towered communications, and remote tower sites; cathodic protection products to monitor pipeline integrity; and other wireless remote systems. Acorn Energy, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Montchanin, Delaware.
Afferro Mining Inc (NYSE:AFF) - American International Group, Inc. engages in the provision of insurance products and services for the commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Chartis, SunAmerica Financial Group, and Aircraft Leasing. The Chartis segment offers casualty insurance products that cover general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers' compensation, excess casualty, and crisis management coverages; industrial and commercial property insurance products and energy, which covers man-made and natural disaster exposures; environmental, political risk, trade credit, surety, marine, and aerospace insurance products; and various forms of professional liability insurance products. It also provides personal accidental and supplemental health products, including accidental death and disability, accidental medical reimbursement, hospital indemnity, and medical excess; travel insurance products and services; automobile, homeowners, and extended warranty insurance; and life insurance products. This segment distributes its insurance products and services through brokers, agents, and wholesalers. The SunAmerica Financial Group segment offers term life, universal life, accident & health, fixed and variable deferred annuities, fixed payout annuities, mutual funds, and financial planning products and services. It distributes its products through banks, broker-dealers, financial advisors, independent marketing organizations, insurance agents, structured settlement brokers, benefit consultants, and direct-to-consumer platforms. The Aircraft Leasing segment acquires and leases commercial jet aircraft to airlines. The company is also involved in the issuance of residential mortgage guaranty insurance that covers mortgage lenders, as well as derivatives intermediary activities. American International Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.
Albany International Corp (NYSE:AIN) - Albany International Corp. operates as a textiles and materials processing company worldwide. Its Machine Clothing segment designs, manufactures, and markets paper machine clothing and process belts used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard. This segment also offers forming, pressing, and dryer fabrics; consumable fabrics used to process paper pulp; belts used to make nonwovens, fiber cement building products, roofing shingles, and corrugated sheets used in boxboard; belts used in tannery and textile applications; and nonwovens, including diapers, personal care and household wipes, and fiberglass-reinforced roofing shingles. It sells its products directly to customer end-users, which include paper industry companies, nonwovens manufacturers, and building products companies. The company s Engineered Composites segment offers custom-designed composite structures based on proprietary technology to customers in commercial and military aircraft engine and airframe markets. Its PrimaLoft Products segment provides insulation materials for outdoor clothing, gloves, footwear, sleeping bags, and home furnishings. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Altera Corp (NASDAQ:ALTR) - Altera Corporation, a semiconductor company, designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices (PLD), HardCopy application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) devices, pre-defined design building blocks, and proprietary development software. The company s PLDs consist of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs), which are standard semiconductor integrated circuits or chips to perform desired logic functions in the electronic systems; and HardCopy structured ASIC devices that comprise transition customer designs from high-density FPGAs to low-cost non-programmable implementations for volume production. Its products also include Stratix series high-end, system-level FPGAs; Arria series mid-range transceiver and embedded processor equipped FPGAs; Cyclone series, transceiver and embedded processor equipped FPGAs; MAX series CPLDs; and HardCopy ASICs. In addition, the company provides comprise intellectual property cores, which are pre-verified building blocks that execute system-level functions; and development tools consisting primarily of the Quartus II software for design entry, design compilation, design verification, and device programming. It serves customers primarily in the telecom and wireless, industrial automation, military and automotive, networking, and computer and storage, and other vertical markets. The company markets its products in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Japan through a network of distributors, independent sales representatives, and direct sales personnel. Altera Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
ASM International NV (NASDAQ:ASMI) - ASM International N.V., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, marketing, and servicing of equipment and materials that are primarily used to produce semiconductor devices. The company operates in two segments, Front-end and Back-end. The Front-end segment manufactures and sells equipment used in wafer processing, encompassing the fabrication steps in which silicon wafers are layered with semiconductor devices. Its products include Advance 400, a vertical furnace batch processing platform, which is used in various manufacturing steps ranging from the production of silicon wafers to the final anneal in interconnect; Eagle, a single-wafer processing product platform for PECVD applications; Eagle XP, a platform for 300mm single wafer processing; Epsilon, a platform for single wafer epitaxy; and Polygon, a single wafer atomic layer deposition platform. This segment serves customers in southeast Asia and Europe. The Back-end segment manufactures and sells equipment and materials that are used in the assembly and packaging, encompassing the processes in which silicon wafers are separated into individual circuits and subsequently assembled, packaged, and tested. It offers die and flip chip bonding, and die sorting products for semiconductors and light emitting diode markets; wire bonding products; encapsulation products; post encapsulation products; singulation equipment; automated systems; and electronics assembly hardware and software. This segment serves customers in the United States and Japan. The company sells its products primarily to manufacturers of semiconductor devices, manufacturers of silicon wafers, and assembly companies. It has a strategic research and development partnership with the Interuniversity MicroElectronics Center. ASM International N.V., formerly known as Advanced Semiconductor Materials International N.V., was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands.
Wealthmakers Online Predictive Research (WOPR) is a distributed computing system that has hundreds of data feeds (economic, weather, geopolitical, interest rates, energy, equities, currencies, commodities, etc.) feeding into a relational database that searches for patterns and determines how a trading instrument has behaved both before and after specific events have taken place in the past. Only about 25% of stocks display patterns at any given time and only about 1% of stocks exhibit all the necessary conditions on any given day to make a trade. That means that out of 14,000 stocks, only about 140 trades are high probability trades that our system would generate a research report on and disseminate the information to clients. This process eliminates the noise and only tells you which stocks have multiple strategies lining up at the same time, in the same direction, with no conflicting predictions and the fundamental valuation is in-line with the prediction!
EARNINGS - Most stock price histories show random or unpredictable movements around earnings reports. But some repeat the same pattern quarter after quarter, year after year. Earnings predict probability, price move and length of move before and after all US stock earnings reports.
FRICTION FACTOR - Friction Factor is based on the relationship between the price of a stock and the volume at which it's bought and sold. Normal and abnormal Friction factor patterns can help you time your buying and selling decisions for maximum earnings potential.
GATS - The Global Automated Trading System (GATS) combines neural networks and genetic algorithms to reduce investment risks. GATS selects the highest probability trades in stocks, bonds, options, commodities, currencies and private equities, delivering precise, predictive and profitable data.
GROUP SECTOR - Certain institutions can exert buying or selling pressure over an entire industry group, pushing prices higher. Group Sector identifies stocks that most closely match their group's movement and generate powerful group consensus trading signals to help you profit from the herd mentality.
PATTERN SCANNER - describes the current technical situation in your stock. It displays the technicals, trend conditions and seasonal factors and automatically discovers how that stock has performed in the trading days following the occurrences of the event or combination of events. This technology automatically scans using complex historical queries based on what event is taking place right now in the stock. It then displays the probability, expected return and number of trading days for the expected move.
EVENTS - This technology automatically tracks "Trigger Events" that positively or negatively affect the value of a stock or its perceived value among analysts ranging from price fluctuations to natural disasters and political shifts. The results reveal patterns that can predict market movements.
RegSHO NAKED SHORTS - SEC Regulation SHO mandates that if a clearing agent holds a fail-to-deliver position for 13 consecutive settlement days, it must purchase securities to close out its position, a.k.a. a forced cover. WealthMakers aggregates data from NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ, OTCBB and PINKSHEETS to track stocks that are about to have forced covers.
SEASONALITY - Seasonality analyzes more than 20 years of data to determine if stocks have a long or short seasonal bias, how many trading days the move is expected to last, the probability of that move and the percentage move the stock is expected to make based on the seasonal bias.
SQUEEZETRIGGER - Our proprietary database of more than 3,500,000,000 short sale transactions allows us to calculate the exact price at which the total short interest is short in each stock. Squeeze Trigger Alerts let you know exactly when a short squeeze will start and how to trade profitably.
VALUATION - A stock's value is a function of its forecasted earnings per share and forecasted earnings growth, as well as profitability, interest and inflation rates. Valuation use these metrics to determine at what price a stock is undervalued or overvalued, so that you can make investment decisions accordingly.
INSIDER - Significant stock sales or purchases by company "insiders" (officers or directors) can be a predictor of future price movements, up or down. The Insider strategy tracks these actions and correlates them with historical data to give you an investment edge.
WEALTHMAKERS is not a registered investment advisor and nothing contained in any materials should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell any securities. WEALTHMAKERS has not been compensated by any of the above mentioned companies specifically for this report. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Please visit our web site, www.wealthmakers.com , for complete risks and disclosures.
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