59 Stock Upgrades (and Downgrades) for the Week

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 59 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
AON Aon plc B B B
CERN Cerner Corp. B C B
DISH DISH Network Corp. B C B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. B C B
ENI Enersis S.A. B C B
LNKD LinkedIn Corp. B C B
PGR Progressive Corp. B B B
ROP Roper Industries, Inc. B C B
SJM J. M. Smucker Company B C B
WDC Western Digital Corp. B B B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBT BB&T Corp. D C C
EBAY eBay Inc. D C C
F Ford Motor Company C C C
MTU Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D C C
NUE Nucor Corp. D B C
PRGO Perrigo Co. Plc D C C
TWTR Twitter, Inc. C B C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. C C C
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated C C C
ADS Alliance Data Systems Corp. D B C
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. D C C
ASML ASML Holding NV NY Registered Shs B C C
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc C C C
AV Aviva plc C B C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd B C C
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. C B C
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C B C
INCY Incyte Corp. C C C
ITUB Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. C B C
LUX Luxottica Group S.p.A. B C C
MHK Mohawk Industries, Inc. C C C
MON Monsanto Company C C C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. C C C
NGG National Grid plc C C C
NJ Nidec Corp. B C C
POT Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. C C C
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC C C C
SYK Stryker Corp. B C C
V Visa Inc. C C C
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
CMI Cummins Inc. D C D
DEO Diageo plc D C D
FAST Fastenal Company D B D
GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. D C D
HOG Harley-Davidson, Inc. D C D
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D C D
KORS Michael Kors Holdings Ltd F B D
MET MetLife, Inc. D B D
NLSN Nielsen N.V. D C D
OMC Omnicom Group Inc D B D
PH Parker-Hannifin Corp. D B D
RL Ralph Lauren Corp. D C D
SCCO Southern Copper Corp. D C D
SNDK SanDisk Corp. D C D
SNI Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. D B D
TEF Telefonica SA D C D
TIF Tiffany & Co. D C D
WDAY Workday, Inc. D C D
YUM YUM! Brands, Inc. D C D

To stay on top of my latest stock ratings, plug your holdings into Portfolio Grader, my proprietary stock screening tool. You may get started here.

Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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