63 Trading Actions for the Earnings Shakeout

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 63 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
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. B C B
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. B C B
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B B B
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company B C B
BX Blackstone Group L.P. B C B
CCI Crown Castle International Corp. B C B
CELG Celgene Corp. B B B
DLPH Delphi Automotive PLC B B B
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. B B B
MGA Magna International Inc. B B B
NVDA NVIDIA Corp. B B B
PSX Phillips 66 B C B
PTR PetroChina Co. Ltd. B B B
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc C B B
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. B B B
STX Seagate Technology PLC B C B
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. B B B
SYMC Symantec Corp. B B B
TI.A Telecom Italia S.p.A. B C B
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B B B
VRX Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. B B B
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AGU Agrium Inc. C C C
ALTR Altera Corp. D C C
BBY Best Buy Co., Inc. D C C
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile D B C
BSX Boston Scientific Corp. C C C
CAM Cameron International Corp. C B C
CCE Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. D C C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd C B C
CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc. C C C
FTI FMC Technologies, Inc. C B C
MET MetLife, Inc. D C C
MTB M&T Bank Corp. C C C
NOV National Oilwell Varco, Inc. D B C
PGR Progressive Corp. D C C
SAN Banco Santander S.A. C C C
STT State Street Corp. D C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C C
WBK Westpac Banking Corp D C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BTI British American Tobacco p.l.c. C C C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. B D C
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. C C C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. C B C
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. C B C
MS Morgan Stanley C B C
NBG.PA National Bank of Greece S.A. Pfd B C C
NLSN Nielsen N.V. C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corp. B C C
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. C C C
SSLT Sesa Sterlite Ltd B C C
TYC Tyco International Ltd. C C C
UL Unilever PLC C C C
VMW Vmware, Inc. C C C
VTR Ventas, Inc. B D C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BA Boeing Company D B D
BBL BHP Billiton Plc D C D
ECA Encana Corp. C D D
GE General Electric Company D C D
HSY Hershey Company D C D
KEY KeyCorp D C D
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. D C D
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. D D D

Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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