57 Ways to Fine-Tune Your Portfolio

During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities. And today’s blog post should be a great place to start. After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 57 big blue chips. Chances are that you have at least one of these stocks in your portfolio, so you may want to give this list a skim and act accordingly.

Upgrades

Last Week’s Holds, Now Buys

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. C B B
ALL Allstate Corporation B B B
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. B B B
CMCSA Comcast Corporation B B B
CNI Canadian National Railway Company B C B
DHR Danaher Corporation B C B
HOG Harley-Davidson, Inc. B B B
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. B D B
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation B B B
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc B D B
MA MasterCard Incorporated B B B
MTB M&T Bank Corporation B C B
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation B C B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B B B
PPL PPL Corporation B D B
SSLT Sesa Sterlite Ltd A C B
VMW Vmware, Inc. B B B
VNO Vornado Realty Trust B D B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile D B C
CBS.A CBS Corporation D C C
CCL Carnival Corporation C D C
CEO CNOOC Limited D C C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd D B C
CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc. D B C
DUK Duke Energy Corporation C C C
E Eni SpA C C C
ENI Enersis S.A. D C C
GGP General Growth Properties, Inc. D C C
IVZ Invesco Ltd. D C C
IX Orix Corporation D C C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company C C C
MUR Murphy Oil Corporation C D C
NTAP NetApp, Inc. D B C
YNDX Yandex NV D C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBL BHP Billiton Plc C B C
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. C B C
CCE Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. C B C
CMI Cummins Inc. C B C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. C C C
ETP Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. B C C
IRE Bank of Ireland B C C
NOV National Oilwell Varco, Inc. C B C
PNR Pentair Ltd. C B C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C C
USB U.S. Bancorp C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. D B D
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D B D
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company D C D
CLX Clorox Company D C D
FLR Fluor Corporation D C D
MJN Mead Johnson Nutrition Company D B D
PG Procter & Gamble Company D C D
PKX POSCO D D D
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. D C D
TJX TJX Companies, Inc. D C D
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation D C D
WPZ Williams Partners L.P. C D D

Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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