Market Read®

  • Saturday, May 30 2015

This prediction has passed its maturity date!

This prediction was valid between March 04, 2013 and March 13, 2013. All information in this report is for reference only and should not be considered forward looking.

(NYSE: CODI)

Compass
Diversified
Holdings


Bullish

Compass Diversified Holdings is a public investment firm specializing in acquiring controlling stakes in small to middle market companies. The firm seeks to make middle market and buyout investments. It seeks to invest in industries such as manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, and business services. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America with a preferred transaction size between $60 million and $300 million in value, cash flows between $5 million and $40 million, with enterprise values between $50 million and $250 million, and a minimum EBITDA of $10 million. It seeks to acquire controlling ownership interests in its portfolio companies and can also make additional platform acquisitions. The firm makes investments through balance sheet. Compass Diversified Holdings was founded in 2005 and is based in Westport, Connecticut. Compass Diversified Holdings operates as a subsidiary of The Compass Group LLC.

Investment Highlights

  • GATS predicts CODI will move up in the coming weeks. Target is $16.45. more
  • SQUEEZETRIGGER predicts that when CODI closes above $14.86, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of CODI considerably higher.
  • VALUATION CODI has a current calculated value of $20.71 which means the stock is undervalued compared to its price of $16.31.

Predictive Range March 04, 2013 - March 13, 2013

Anticipated price movement, between prediction date and target date, based on all market reads.
$15.82 - $16.45

How WealthMakers Market Reads Work:

WealthMakers Market Reads™ provide you with market performance predictions based on proprietary technologies, trading algorithms and data to help you make better, more informed investment decisions. Here's a quick review of our predictive technologies:

  • 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 predicts 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 SCAN 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.
  • EVENTS Events describe 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.
  • 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.
  • SQUEEZE TRIGGER 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.

GATS

 

Reduces risk by selecting the highest probability trades across market indices.

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) is expected to go up as bullish signals have been generated by top equity trading strategies. This trading system is designed to identify high probability reversion to mean trading candidates. It looks to go long immediately following strong sell-offs, and goes short after sharp run ups. Its trades are short term and hone in on the irrational decisions of emotional traders around these extreme moves.

  • The price of CODI expected to move up in the coming weeks.
  • Suggested stop level of 14.24 to limit potential trading losses.

Squeeze Trigger

 

We have a proprietary database of all trading in US stocks and maintain massive databases of short sale and naked short sale time and sales data, along with short squeeze SqueezeTrigger prices. We are the only firm that knows the exact price that a short squeeze will start in every US stock.

The Cumulative Squeeze Trigger price for CODI is 14.86.

This means that when CODI closes above $14.86, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of CODI considerably higher.

Date Short Volume Short Value SqueezeTrigger
2015-04-30 222045 3790019.4915 17.0687
2015-03-31 417929 6915220.4056 16.5464
2015-02-28 566772 9357575.7516 16.5103
2015-01-31 280865 4610651.7535 16.4159
2014-12-31 765297 12778470.1278 16.6974
2014-11-30 61894 1135680.6272 18.3488
2014-10-31 438650 7834815.38 17.8612
2014-09-30 262731 4813809.9282 18.3222
2014-08-31 43916 771898.3572 17.5767
2014-07-31 594666 10876322.2068 18.2898
2014-06-30 511727 8973951.7082 17.5366
2014-05-31 438510 7641650.664 17.4264
2014-04-30 440730 8106611.328 18.3936
2014-03-31 567549 10355385.5442 18.2458
2014-02-28 465107 8409181.0707 18.0801
2014-01-31 320714 6192217.6264 19.3076
2013-12-31 189279 3586363.8525 18.9475
2013-11-30 426839 7980309.9957 18.6963
2013-10-31 1004383 18653903.2675 18.5725
2013-09-30 424004 7531625.4524 17.7631

Friction Factor

 

Friction Factor determines if there is normal or abnormal behavior in the price action of the stock when compared to the buying vs. selling trading statistics. It shows us how many more shares of buying than selling it takes to move a stock higher by 1 cent, or how many more shares of selling than buying it takes to drop a stock by 1 cent.
Here is how to understand Friction Factor:

  • If Friction Factor is positive, more buying than selling caused CODI's price to rise
  • If Friction Factor is negative, more selling than buying caused CODI's price to fall
  • If Friction Factor is 0, there was no discernable activity either way
  • If Friction Factor is abnormal, it means that more buying than selling caused the price to drop which is evidence of manipulative activity. In some cases more selling than buying can cause the price to increase. While this is rare, it must be noted as well. Friction Factor raw data.

Date Change Buy Vol Sell Vol Net Vol Friction
2015-04-14 0.49 78583 72903 5680 115.9183673
2015-04-13 -0.04 61551 78284 -16733 -4183.25
2015-04-10 0.03 53392 45379 8013 2671
2015-04-09 0.1 59537 54316 5221 522.1
2015-04-08 0.01 32462 27088 5374 5374
2015-04-07 0.03 20854 33582 -12728 Bullish Bias
2015-04-06 0.1 39215 46072 -6857 Bullish Bias
2015-04-02 -0.03 34827 33922 905 Bearish Bias
2015-04-01 -0.21 35308 39329 -4021 -191.4761905
2015-03-31 -0.05 65240 53860 11380 Bearish Bias
2015-03-30 0.0 59828 38179 21649 Bearish Bias
2015-03-27 0.0 45033 43981 1052 Bearish Bias
2015-03-26 -0.06 47712 26834 20878 Bearish Bias
2015-03-25 0.0 79955 47831 32124 Bearish Bias
2015-03-24 0.1 51459 66365 -14906 Bullish Bias
2015-03-23 0.1 54308 61624 -7316 Bullish Bias
2015-03-20 0.27 47628 32088 15540 575.5555556
2015-03-19 -0.23 26879 25277 1602 Bearish Bias
2015-03-18 0.05 50708 56749 -6041 Bullish Bias
2015-03-17 -0.08 55977 67571 -11594 -1449.25

Valuation

 

Value is a measure of a stock's current worth. CODI has a current value of 20.71 per share. Therefore, it is undervalued compared to its Price of $16.31 per share. Value is computed from forecasted earnings per share, forecasted earnings growth, profitability, interest, and inflation rates. Value increases when earnings, earnings growth rate and profitability increase, and when interest and inflation rates decrease.

General Results

 

Past success in predictions regarding all predictions on the WealthMakers platform.

Our prediction engine has a track record that is second to none. See for our results.

Read Type Avg Return Avg Maturity Days Hits Misses % Accurate
Insider 15.83 78.47 12027 594 95.29%
SqueezeTrigger 12.604 22.01 9384 609 93.91%
Valuation 14.484 26.96 4201 302 93.29%
Seasonality 7.3 15.19 50842 4777 91.41%
Group Correlation 6.584 15.13 4642 496 90.35%
PatternScan 8.512 11.49 185101 27175 87.20%
Events 6.884 11.28 4099 629 86.70%
Earnings 8.514 10.3 24040 4832 83.26%
GATS 5.378 7.86 63719 13188 82.85%
Naked Shorts 13.858 10.95 2695 698 79.43%
Friction Factor 7.089 3.63 7032 2008 77.79%

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Overview
Last Price$16.31
52 Week Range$16.20 - $19.84
1 Month Range$17.19 - $18.80
Avg Daily Volume94000.0
PE Ratio16.85
 
Earnings Per Share
YearEPS
2015(E)$1.094
 
Capitalization
Shares Outstanding48MM
Market Capitalization$894.50MM
 
 

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