54 Trades Just In Time for Earnings Season

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 54 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
ADI Analog Devices Inc. B B B
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc. B C B
BAC Bank of America Corp. B B B
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. B C B
DHR Danaher Corp. B C B
GIB CGI Group Inc. B C B
HNP Huaneng Power International Inc. B B B
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. B C B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group Inc. B C B
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp. B C B
STJ St. Jude Medical Inc. B B B
TM Toyota Motor Corp. B C B
UN Unilever NV ADR B B B
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. B C B
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc. B C B
WYN Wyndham Worldwide Corp. B B B
YUM YUM! Brands Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
A Agilent Technologies Inc. D C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company D B C
FOX Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. D B C
GOOG Google Inc. C C C
GPS Gap Inc. D C C
IP International Paper Company D C C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson D C C
PHI Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. C C C
TRIP TripAdvisor Inc. D C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C C
XLNX Xilinx Inc. D C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AGU Agrium Inc. B C C
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. B C C
APH Amphenol Corp. C C C
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. C C C
DUK Duke Energy Corp. C C C
ETE Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. C C C
FDX FedEx Corp. C D C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. C B C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited C B C
O Realty Income Corp. C B C
TI.A Telecom Italia S.p.A. B C C
TWX Time Warner Inc. C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AFL Aflac Inc. D C D
BRFS BRF SA D C D
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D D D
DB Deutsche Bank AG D C D
INTC Intel Corp. D B D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C D
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc. D D D
MOS Mosaic Company D B D
SYMC Symantec Corp. D C D
TV Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. D C D
UPS United Parcel Service 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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