56 Trades to Combat the Chill on Wall Street

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 56 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
BCE BCE Inc. B C B
BTI British American Tobacco p.l.c. B C B
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. A C B
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company B C B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. B B B
MMM 3M Company B C B
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation B C B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B C B
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank B B B
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B B B
VMW Vmware, Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA C C C
ECA Encana Corporation D B C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D C C
HOG Harley-Davidson, Inc. D B C
HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. C C C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. D C C
KSU Kansas City Southern D B C
MWE MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. C B C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc D B C
PCLN Priceline Group Inc D B C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation D B C
POT Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. C C C
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. D C C
TGT Target Corporation C D C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation C 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
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated B C C
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc C C C
BAX Baxter International Inc. C C C
BBT BB&T Corporation C C C
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. C B C
BX Blackstone Group L.P. C C C
D Dominion Resources, Inc. B D C
DE Deere & Company C C C
IVZ Invesco Ltd. C C C
KRFT Kraft Foods Group, Inc. C C C
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. C B C
NRG NRG Energy, Inc. B C C
PG Procter & Gamble Company B C C
PII Polaris Industries Inc. C B C
WIT Wipro Limited C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia D C D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. D D D
CAM Cameron International Corporation D B D
ENDP Endo International Plc D D D
KORS Michael Kors Holdings Ltd D B D
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation D C D
NLSN Nielsen N.V. D C D
PGR Progressive Corporation D B D
PM Philip Morris International Inc. D C D
PTR PetroChina Co. Ltd. D D D
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated D C D
SSL Sasol Limited D B D
SWN Southwestern Energy Company D C D
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation D C D

Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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