58 Major Upgrades and Downgrades

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 58 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
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. B B B
APH Amphenol Corp. B B B
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA B C B
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. B C B
CHL China Mobile Limited B C B
DFS Discover Financial Services B C B
EQR Equity Residential B C B
GIB CGI Group Inc. B B B
GRFS Grifols B B B
NTES NetEase, Inc. B C B
PTR PetroChina Co. Ltd. B C B
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. B B B
SLG SL Green Realty Corp. B B B
SNI Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ABEV Ambev SA D C C
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. C C C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D C C
CBS.A CBS Corp. D C C
DISCK Discovery Communications, Inc. C C C
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. D B C
ERIC LM Ericsson Telefon C C C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc D B C
HCP HCP, Inc. D C C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
IP International Paper Company C C C
KMP Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. C C C
KMR Kinder Morgan Management, LLC C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corp. D C C
SAP SAP SE C C C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company C B C
V Visa Inc. D B C
ZTS Zoetis, Inc. D B C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
CELG Celgene Corp. C C C
CLX Clorox Company C C C
COF Capital One Financial Corp. C B C
HST Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. C B C
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. C C C
JCI Johnson Controls, Inc. C C C
NU Northeast Utilities C C C
RAI Reynolds American Inc. B C C
STJ St. Jude Medical, Inc. C C C
SWN Southwestern Energy Company C B C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corp. C C C
UAL United Continental Holdings, Inc. C C C
WEC Wisconsin Energy Corp. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AMGN Amgen Inc. D C D
BLK BlackRock, Inc. D B D
COG Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. D B D
DHR Danaher Corp. D C D
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Company D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D C D
MNST Monster Beverage Corp. D B D
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. D C D
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. D C D
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. D C D
RRC Range Resources Corp. D C D
SYK Stryker Corp. D C D
TS Tenaris S.A. D C D

Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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