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  • Tuesday, May 31 2016

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This prediction was valid between April 16, 2013 and May 01, 2013. All information in this report is for reference only and should not be considered forward looking.

(NASDAQ: LMAT)

Lemaitre Vascular


Bearish

LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease worldwide. The company provides angioscope, a fiber optic catheter used for viewing the lumen of a blood vessel; carotid shunts to temporarily divert or shut blood to the brain during the removal of plaque from the carotid artery in a carotid endarterectomy surgery; and powered phlebectomy devices that enable less invasive removal of varicose veins. It also offers embolectomy catheters to remove blood clots from arteries or veins; occlusion catheters that temporarily occlude blood flow; and perfusion catheters that temporarily perfuse blood and other liquids into the vasculature. In addition, the company provides radiopaque tape, a medical-grade tape applied to the skin and provides interventionists to cross-reference between the inside and the outside of a patient s body, and allows them to locate tributaries or lesions beneath the skin; and remote endarterectomy devices to remove severe atherosclerotic blockages from the arteries of the leg. Further, it offers valvulotomes for use as a bypass vessel to carry blood past diseased arteries to the lower leg or the foot; vascular grafts to bypass or replace diseased arteries; vascular patches used in conjunction with carotid endarterectomy, remote endarterectomy, and other vascular reconstructions; vessel closure systems that allows surgeons to attach vessels to one another by deploying titanium clips in place of suturing; and laparoscopic cholecystectomy devices to inject dye into the cystic duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. markets its products through direct and indirect sales force, as well as distributors. The company was formerly known as Vascutech, Inc. and changed its name to LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. in April 2001. LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Investment Highlights

  • PATTERN SCAN predicts the price of LMAT expected to move down in the coming weeks based on the appearance of a 'Trend Line Reversal(4)' pattern. Specifically, a ACT EOD variant of Trend Line Reversal(4) has been detected. The target is $5.86. more
  • SEASONALITY expects the price of LMAT expected to move down to $5.71 by March 14, 2013. more
  • SEASONALITY expects the price of LMAT expected to move down to $5.81 by April 23, 2013. more
  • EVENTS detects that a negative price event has occurred, historically indicating that the price will move down to $5.29 by May 01, 2013. Specifically, 50-day MA cross below 200-day MA has been detected. more
  • VALUATION LMAT has a current calculated value of $2.94 which means the stock is overvalued compared to its price of $14.3.

Predictive Range March 04, 2013 - May 01, 2013

Anticipated price movement, between prediction date and target date, based on all market reads.
$6.08 - $5.67

How WealthMakers Market Reads Work:

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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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  • 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.
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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.

Pattern Scan

 

Tracks "Trigger Events" that positively or negatively affect the value of a stock.

Lemaitre Vascular (NASDAQ: LMAT) is predicted to go down in coming weeks based on bearish technical trends that have appeared in the recent performance of the stock. LMAT has demonstrated Trend Line Reversal(4) strategy ACT EOD with a strength of 4.0/5. The higher the strength, the higher the probability of an accurate prediction.

  • The price of LMAT expected to move down in the coming weeks.
  • PatternScan has detected that a 'ACT EOD' pattern has appeared.
  • Specifically, a ACT EOD variant of Trend Line Reversal(4) has been detected.
  • This indicates a high probablity that LMAT will move down in the coming weeks.

Events

 

Uses historical patterns in stock price and volume changes to help time buying and selling decisions.

Lemaitre Vascular (NASDAQ: LMAT) is expected to go lower. Events detect patterns in price and volume movement that have historically preceeded predictable stock movements. LMAT has demonstrated a 50-day MA cross below 200-day MA technical event that has been predictable 2.0 of the last 2.0 occurrances.

  • The price of LMAT expected to move down.
  • Negative patterns detected in the price movement of the stock indicates the price should move to $5.29 by May 01, 2013.
  • Of the previous 2 occurrances of 50-day MA cross below 200-day MA event, LMAT has moved down 100% of the time.

Seasonality

 

Predicts probability and percentage of stock movements based on seasonal factors.

Lemaitre Vascular (NASDAQ: LMAT) is predicted to go down in coming weeks based on bearish trends that appear around this time of the year. By identifying stocks that are poised to go up or down based on seasonal tendencies, traders can increase their odds of making money. LMAT, currently trading at 14.3 expected to hit $5.71 by March 14, 2013.

  • The price of LMAT expected to move down to $5.71 by March 14, 2013.
  • Expected loss of -5.18% from price at time of prediction (6.02).
  • This pattern has held 4.0 of the last 6.0 seasonal periods. (66.67%)

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 LMAT is 10.09.

Date Short Volume Short Value SqueezeTrigger
2016-03-31 217908 3167706.8052 14.5369
2016-02-29 111839 1526736.5568 13.6512
2016-01-31 255985 4067857.635 15.891
2015-12-31 607971 10011336.8628 16.4668
2015-11-30 472514 6919022.502 14.643
2015-10-31 366708 4720815.438 12.8735
2015-09-30 504249 6791175.1071 13.4679
2015-08-31 328986 4487961.2148 13.6418
2015-07-31 176383 2039834.1184 11.5648
2015-06-30 259776 2855016.1728 10.9903
2015-05-31 450414 4344107.9058 9.6447
2015-04-30 176120 1523156.208 8.6484
2015-03-31 169506 1389983.1012 8.2002
2015-02-28 43216 335027.7184 7.7524
2015-01-31 39966 308589.4758 7.7213
2014-12-31 359573 2647428.1271 7.3627
2014-11-30 34418 251943.2018 7.3201
2014-10-31 26388 183684.2292 6.9609
2014-09-30 7351 52751.5111 7.1761
2014-08-31 40711 304640.413 7.483

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 LMAT's price to rise
  • If Friction Factor is negative, more selling than buying caused LMAT'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
2016-03-17 -0.89 46303 64569 -18266 -205.2359551
2016-03-16 -0.02 16318 24617 -8299 -4149.5
2016-03-15 -0.29 20374 23536 -3162 -109.0344828
2016-03-14 -0.44 21316 21812 -496 -11.27272727
2016-03-11 0.77 46761 44971 1790 23.24675325
2016-03-10 -0.25 19149 24849 -5700 -228
2016-03-09 0.18 23340 28737 -5397 Bullish Bias
2016-03-08 -0.07 17760 28267 -10507 -1501
2016-03-07 0.17 20002 24383 -4381 Bullish Bias
2016-03-04 -0.34 12728 19868 -7140 -210
2016-03-03 0.32 23575 21230 2345 73.28125
2016-03-02 0.05 22012 19943 2069 413.8
2016-03-01 -0.37 39384 53016 -13632 -368.4324324
2016-02-29 0.05 41830 20577 21253 4250.6
2016-02-26 -0.43 37868 38304 -436 -10.13953488
2016-02-25 1.79 93904 87675 6229 34.79888268
2016-02-24 0.57 27973 20955 7018 123.122807
2016-02-23 0.25 19050 17783 1267 50.68
2016-02-22 -0.3 32481 26229 6252 Bearish Bias
2016-02-19 0.29 27874 20398 7476 257.7931034

Valuation

 

Value is a measure of a stock's current worth. LMAT has a current value of 2.94 per share. Therefore, it is overvalued compared to its Price of $14.3 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.

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Read Type Avg Return Avg Maturity Days Hits Misses % Accurate
Insider 17.467 83.39 15337 722 95.50%
SqueezeTrigger 12.943 21.55 11196 796 93.36%
Valuation 14.576 26.95 4193 302 93.28%
Seasonality 7.497 15.17 59402 5494 91.53%
Group Correlation 7.237 14.94 11023 1299 89.46%
PatternScan 8.744 11.38 235419 35365 86.94%
Events 6.913 11.21 4714 730 86.59%
Earnings 8.971 10.34 25037 5092 83.10%
GATS 5.854 7.87 85263 18110 82.48%
Naked Shorts 14.127 10.98 2992 776 79.41%
Friction Factor 7.115 3.61 8582 2504 77.41%

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Overview
Last Price$14.30
52 Week Range$6.39 - $8.96
1 Month Range$7.09 - $8.39
Avg Daily Volume21425.0
PE Ratio57.19
 
Earnings Per Share
YearEPS
2016(E)$0.139
 
Capitalization
Shares Outstanding15MM
Market Capitalization$124.30MM
 
 

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