63 Trades to Kick-Off "The Dog Days of Summer"

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 63 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 Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated B B B
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. B C B
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B C B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company B C B
DCM NTT DOCOMO INC B C B
EIX Edison International B B B
ES Eversource Energy B C B
FE FirstEnergy Corp. B C B
GIS General Mills, Inc. B C B
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation B D B
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. B B B
PCG PG&E Corporation B C B
PEP PepsiCo, Inc. B C B
RENX RELX NV Sponsored ADR B B B
SO Southern Company B C B
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B B B
UL Unilever PLC B C B
WU Western Union Company B B B
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. B D B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALU Alcatel-Lucent SA C D C
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. C C C
AZN Astrazeneca PLC D C C
CCE Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. C C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B C
ETR Entergy Corporation C C C
GM General Motors Company D B C
PNR Pentair plc D B C
SEP Spectra Energy Partners, LP D C C
SYY Sysco Corporation C C C
TEF Telefonica SA C C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C B C
WY Weyerhaeuser Company C C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C C C
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation C C C
ASML ASML Holding NV ADR C C C
BG Bunge Limited C C C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation C B C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C C C
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. B D C
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. C B C
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. C C C
JWN Nordstrom, Inc. C C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. C B C
MCK McKesson Corporation C B C
MTU Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. B C C
MYL Mylan N.V. C C C
STJ St. Jude Medical, Inc. C B C
TI.A Telecom Italia S.p.A. B C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AAL American Airlines Group, Inc. D C D
BIDU Baidu, Inc. D C D
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. D C D
CNHI CNH Industrial NV C D D
EEP Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Class A D C D
GE General Electric Company D D D
LNKD LinkedIn Corporation Class A D C D
PG Procter & Gamble Company D C D
PSO Pearson PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
PSX Phillips 66 D C D
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. D B D
TV Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. D C D
TWTR Twitter, Inc. D C D
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. D C D
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, 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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