52 Stock 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 52 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
CCL Carnival Corp. B C B
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. B B B
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. B B B
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. B D B
DHR Danaher Corp. B C B
MCO Moody’s Corp. B B B
NTRS Northern Trust Corp. B B B
PGR Progressive Corp. B B B
PLD Prologis, Inc. B B B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B C B
WPPGY WPP Plc B C B

 

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALU Alcatel-Lucent SA D C C
CA CA, Inc. D C C
CMI Cummins Inc. D C C
ERIC LM Ericsson Telefon AB C D C
ING ING Groep NV C C C
IX ORIX Corp. C C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. C C C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. C C C
SNY Sanofi C C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D B C

 

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AA Alcoa Inc. C B C
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company C B C
BAP Credicorp Ltd. C C C
BCR C. R. Bard, Inc. B C C
BTI British American Tobacco p.l.c. C C C
DLPH Delphi Automotive PLC C C C
EXC Exelon Corp. B D C
GMCR Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. B C C
IVZ Invesco Ltd. C C C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson C C C
KRFT Kraft Foods Group, Inc. B D C
MA MasterCard Incorporated C B C
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. C C C
ORAN Orange SA B D C
PLL Pall Corp. C C C
RUK Reed Elsevier PLC C C C
WDC Western Digital Corp. C B C

 

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corp. D D D
BCH Banco de Chile D C D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. D C D
CXO Concho Resources Inc. D C D
EMC EMC Corp. D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D B D
MWE MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. D C D
NGG National Grid plc D C D
RY Royal Bank of Canada D C D
SE Spectra Energy Corp D C D
SJR Shaw Communications Inc. D C D
TEF Telefonica SA D C D
TRP TransCanada Corp. D C D
TU TELUS Corp. 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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