Market Read®

  • Wednesday, September 02 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: IMAX)

Imax Corp.


Bullish

IMAX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment technology company specializing in motion picture technologies and presentations worldwide. The company operates in seven segments: IMAX Systems, Theater System Maintenance, Joint Revenue Sharing Arrangements, Film Production and IMAX Digital Re-Mastering (DMR), Film Distribution, Film Post-Production, and Other. The IMAX Systems segment designs, manufactures, sells, or leases IMAX theater projection system equipment. The Theater System Maintenance segment maintains IMAX theater projection system equipment in the IMAX theater network. The Joint Revenue Sharing Arrangements segment provides IMAX theater projection system equipment to exhibitors. The Film Production and IMAX DMR segment produces films and performs film re-mastering services. The Film Distribution segment distributes films for which the company has distribution rights. The Film Post-Production segment offers film post-production and film print services. The Other segment owns and operates IMAX theaters; rents two-dimensional and three-dimensional large-format film and digital cameras to third party production companies; and production technical support and post-production services. The company also sells or leases its theater systems to theme parks, private home theaters, tourist destination sites, fairs, and expositions, as well as is involved in the after-market sale of projection system parts and 3D glasses. It primarily serves commercial multiplex exhibitors, as well as institutional customers, such as science and natural history museums, zoos, aquaria, and other educational and cultural centers. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 934 IMAX theaters systems, including 809 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations, and 106 institutions in 62 countries. IMAX Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.

Investment Highlights

  • GATS predicts IMAX will move up in the coming weeks. Target is $27.03. more
  • SQUEEZETRIGGER predicts that when IMAX closes above $21.25, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of IMAX considerably higher.

Predictive Range March 04, 2013 - March 13, 2013

Anticipated price movement, between prediction date and target date, based on all market reads.
$25.98 - $27.03

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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.

Imax Corp. (NYSE: IMAX) 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 IMAX expected to move up in the coming weeks.
  • Suggested stop level of 23.38 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 IMAX is 21.25.

This means that when IMAX closes above $21.25, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of IMAX considerably higher.

Date Short Volume Short Value SqueezeTrigger
2015-04-30 456786 15911409.4524 34.8334
2015-03-31 821891 28138260.276 34.236
2015-02-28 1893632 65037169.7664 34.3452
2015-01-31 1319370 39969918.339 30.2947
2014-12-31 1621359 49090697.1225 30.2775
2014-11-30 2875233 86288042.5164 30.0108
2014-10-31 3184900 87583794.53 27.4997
2014-09-30 1804430 50426420.337 27.9459
2014-08-31 2010467 53993704.8921 26.8563
2014-07-31 3253497 84300384.7179 25.9107
2014-06-30 1752024 47334607.6104 27.0171
2014-05-31 2125621 54119373.4705 25.4605
2014-04-30 3757869 103589416.854 27.566
2014-03-31 2628062 71936627.095 27.3725
2014-02-28 3069415 82402435.9145 26.8463
2014-01-31 2009679 56343762.3798 28.0362
2013-12-31 2041757 59140512.3835 28.9655
2013-11-30 814087 23986585.0028 29.4644
2013-10-31 2079428 57421532.7348 27.6141
2013-09-30 2137038 61761894.1266 28.9007

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 IMAX's price to rise
  • If Friction Factor is negative, more selling than buying caused IMAX'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
2015-04-07 -0.53 174623 225672 -51049 -963.1886792
2015-04-06 1.65 417750 438501 -20751 Bullish Bias
2015-04-02 0.72 358742 243454 115288 1601.222222
2015-04-01 -0.18 156217 203930 -47713 -2650.722222
2015-03-31 -0.29 116388 86990 29398 Bearish Bias
2015-03-30 0.29 59487 78720 -19233 Bullish Bias
2015-03-27 -0.22 90676 105669 -14993 -681.5
2015-03-26 -0.1 43866 30469 13397 Bearish Bias
2015-03-25 0.06 110944 117528 -6584 Bullish Bias
2015-03-24 -0.3 77045 69609 7436 Bearish Bias
2015-03-23 -0.19 81066 94463 -13397 -705.1052632
2015-03-20 -0.01 49956 165125 -115169 -115169
2015-03-19 -0.08 100847 74022 26825 Bearish Bias
2015-03-18 0.53 89444 81973 7471 140.9622642
2015-03-17 0.15 88074 59088 28986 1932.4
2015-03-16 -0.18 60288 62451 -2163 -120.1666667
2015-03-13 -0.57 80339 146959 -66620 -1168.77193
2015-03-12 1.01 194056 173268 20788 205.8217822
2015-03-11 0.03 73890 93778 -19888 Bullish Bias
2015-03-10 0.0 177679 173319 4360 Bearish Bias

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 16.409 81.71 13011 587 95.68%
SqueezeTrigger 12.487 21.7 9758 681 93.48%
Valuation 14.484 26.96 4201 302 93.29%
Seasonality 7.297 15.23 52852 4967 91.41%
Group Correlation 6.651 14.4 7044 851 89.22%
PatternScan 8.448 11.43 196438 29389 86.99%
Events 6.845 11.28 4264 656 86.67%
Earnings 8.511 10.33 24462 4901 83.31%
GATS 5.411 7.9 68964 14149 82.98%
Naked Shorts 13.825 10.99 2762 708 79.60%
Friction Factor 6.985 3.64 7411 2112 77.82%

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Overview
Last Price$30.18
52 Week Range$24.01 - $31.23
1 Month Range$24.01 - $28.68
Avg Daily Volume515610.0
PE Ratio44.65
 
Earnings Per Share
YearEPS
2015(E)$0.606
 
Capitalization
Shares Outstanding67MM
Market Capitalization$1818.00MM
 
 

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