Market Read®

  • Thursday, May 28 2015

This prediction has passed its maturity date!

This prediction was valid between March 04, 2015 and March 31, 2015. All information in this report is for reference only and should not be considered forward looking.

(NASDAQ: EBIX)

Ebix Inc


Bullish

Ebix, Inc. provides software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. The company operates data exchanges, which connect various entities within the insurance markets and enables the participant to carry and process data from one end to another in the areas of life insurance, annuities, employee health benefits, risk management, workers compensation, and property and casualty (P&C) insurance. It also focuses in the area of broker systems on designing and deploying back-end systems consisting of eGlobal for multinational P&C insurance brokers; WinBeat for P&C brokers in the Australian and New Zealand markets; and EbixASP, a system for the P&C insurance brokers in the United States. In addition, the company offers business process outsourcing services, which include domain intensive project management, and time and material consulting engagements, as well as risk compliance solution services, such as insurance certificate origination, certificate tracking, claims adjudication call center, and back office support. Further, it provides carrier systems, such as Ebix Advantage and Ebix Advantageweb targeted at small, medium, and large P&C carriers in the United States and internationally that operate in the personal, commercial, and specialty line areas of insurance. Additionally, Ebix, Inc. offers software development, customization, and consulting services to various companies in the insurance industry, such as carriers, brokers, exchanges, and standard making bodies. The company was formerly known as Delphi Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Ebix, Inc. in December 2003. Ebix, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Investment Highlights

  • PATTERN SCAN predicts the price of EBIX expected to move up in the coming weeks based on the appearance of a 'Hammer' pattern. Specifically, a SS Pullbacks variant of Hammer has been detected. The target is $28.62. more
  • GROUP CORRELATION predicts the price of EBIX expected to move up to $31.25 in the coming weeks. more
  • SQUEEZETRIGGER predicts that when EBIX closes above $20.02, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of EBIX considerably higher.
  • VALUATION EBIX has a current calculated value of $38.00 which means the stock is undervalued compared to its price of $37.56.

Predictive Range March 03, 2015 - March 31, 2015

Anticipated price movement, between prediction date and target date, based on all market reads.
$26.19 - $29.93

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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.
  • 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.

Pattern Scan

 

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

Ebix Inc (NASDAQ: EBIX) is predicted to go up in coming weeks based on bullish technical trends that have appeared in the recent performance of the stock. EBIX has demonstrated Hammer strategy SS Pullbacks with a strength of 1.0/5. The higher the strength, the higher the probability of an accurate prediction.

  • The price of EBIX expected to move up in the coming weeks.
  • PatternScan has detected that a 'SS Pullbacks' pattern has appeared.
  • Specifically, a SS Pullbacks variant of Hammer has been detected.
  • This indicates a high probablity that EBIX will move up in the coming weeks.

Group Sector

 

Identifies stocks that respond to group consensus "herd mentality" market movements.

Ebix Inc (NASDAQ: EBIX) is predicted to go up as the top stocks in the Technology have fired buy signals. The majority of the top stocks in the Technology sector have fired buy signals as of today. Group rotation is a phenomenon where institutions exert buying or selling pressure in an industry group, pushing prices of the group higher or lower relative to the general market. An industry can often lead or lag the market, and the most highly correlated stocks usually move in unison.

  • The price of EBIX expected to move up in the coming weeks.
  • EBIX is strongly correlated (0.11) to stocks in the Technology sector.
  • These stocks have fired sell signals, and EBIX is expected to follow.

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 EBIX is 20.02.

This means that when EBIX closes above $20.02, we expect a short squeeze to begin that could quickly drive the price of EBIX considerably higher.

Date Short Volume Short Value SqueezeTrigger
2015-03-31 88332 2314148.2356 26.1983
2015-02-28 1299836 32917306.8312 25.3242
2015-01-31 2460749 49966246.6697 20.3053
2014-12-31 709808 11600463.1248 16.3431
2014-11-30 1274639 20096723.2574 15.7666
2014-10-31 1373734 18903816.2006 13.7609
2014-09-30 1685802 24919188.0036 14.7818
2014-08-31 900831 11654320.8963 12.9373
2014-07-31 3364075 43640462.9375 12.9725
2014-06-30 1477123 21082533.4421 14.2727
2014-05-31 1607836 25742901.4124 16.0109
2014-04-30 1867091 31066153.7308 16.6388
2014-03-31 3386341 57886451.6881 17.0941
2014-02-28 2095405 32355777.2265 15.4413
2014-01-31 1045981 15132834.7156 14.4676
2013-12-31 1726813 24254124.6728 14.0456
2013-11-30 2963911 38656216.4353 13.0423
2013-10-31 3271883 37036079.6185 11.3195
2013-09-30 3823909 39892165.8607 10.4323
2013-08-31 9681684 108485205.557 11.2052

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 EBIX's price to rise
  • If Friction Factor is negative, more selling than buying caused EBIX'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
2015-03-03 -0.42 140697 161767 -21070 -501.6666667
2015-03-02 0.12 106092 119249 -13157 Bullish Bias
2015-02-27 -0.33 228233 213254 14979 Bearish Bias
2015-02-26 -0.02 88163 122283 -34120 -17060
2015-02-25 -0.01 119288 143430 -24142 -24142
2015-02-24 -0.52 173667 225513 -51846 -997.0384615
2015-02-23 -0.71 180461 153468 26993 Bearish Bias
2015-02-20 -0.24 168082 206720 -38638 -1609.916667
2015-02-19 0.51 175866 236897 -61031 Bullish Bias
2015-02-18 0.25 237007 254821 -17814 Bullish Bias
2015-02-17 2.66 709035 702967 6068 22.81203008
2015-02-13 0.3 86239 97775 -11536 Bullish Bias
2015-02-12 0.03 118853 169522 -50669 Bullish Bias
2015-02-11 0.03 187018 182312 4706 1568.666667
2015-02-10 0.05 123002 150628 -27626 Bullish Bias
2015-02-09 -0.01 155720 134437 21283 Bearish Bias
2015-02-06 0.03 156485 145000 11485 3828.333333
2015-02-05 0.34 201823 235843 -34020 Bullish Bias
2015-02-04 -0.1 106847 109384 -2537 -253.7
2015-02-03 0.03 172958 165790 7168 2389.333333

Valuation

 

Value is a measure of a stock's current worth. EBIX has a current value of 38.0 per share. Therefore, it is undervalued compared to its Price of $37.56 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 15.833 78.5 12009 590 95.32%
SqueezeTrigger 12.611 22.03 9370 607 93.92%
Valuation 14.484 26.96 4201 302 93.29%
Seasonality 7.302 15.2 50765 4775 91.40%
Group Correlation 6.58 15.1 4634 499 90.28%
PatternScan 8.515 11.5 184800 27112 87.21%
Events 6.887 11.29 4097 627 86.73%
Earnings 8.514 10.3 24040 4834 83.26%
GATS 5.381 7.87 63611 13111 82.91%
Naked Shorts 13.859 10.94 2693 698 79.42%
Friction Factor 7.096 3.64 7025 2003 77.81%

Prediction Success

 

Past success in predictions regarding Ebix Inc.

  • November 12, 2014 - Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX), Up By 7.31% ($1.14) From $15.600 After ${brandname}.com Report Predicted Stock Would Go Up Due To Bullish Conditions

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Overview
Last Price$37.56
52 Week Range$8.31 - $17.95
1 Month Range$12.33 - $14.89
Avg Daily Volume557580.0
PE Ratio8.72
 
Earnings Per Share
YearEPS
2015(E)$1.48
 
Capitalization
Shares Outstanding38MM
Market Capitalization$481.00MM
 
 

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