My 46 Stock Recommendations 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 46 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
AEE Ameren Corporation B C B
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Company B B B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. B B B
JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc B B B
KB KB Financial Group Inc. B C B
KYO Kyocera Corporation B C B
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation C B B
MYL Mylan N.V. B B B
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. B B B
ORCL Oracle Corporation B C B
PPL PPL Corporation B B B
RTN Raytheon Company B B B
RUK Reed Elsevier PLC B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AFL Aflac Incorporated D C C
CBS CBS Corporation D C C
CRH CRH Plc D C C
DEO Diageo plc C C C
HSY Hershey Company D C C
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. D B C
NGG National Grid plc D C C
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. D C C
SE Spectra Energy Corp D C C
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. C C C
SJR Shaw Communications Inc. C C C
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. D B C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated C C C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C B C
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. C C C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation B C C
CCL Carnival Corporation C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C B C
PHI Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. B C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. C C C
TSCO Tractor Supply Company C B C
VRSK Verisk Analytics, Inc. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
C Citigroup Inc. D D D
CMI Cummins Inc. D C D
DE Deere & Company D C D
ERIC LM Ericsson Telefon AB D D D
KKR KKR & Co. L.P. C D D
MOS Mosaic Company D B D
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. D D D
NUE Nucor Corporation D C D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D C D
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation D C D
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D B 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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