Start the Week Right With these 56 Stock Grades

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 56 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
SYT Syngenta AG Sponsored ADR B C B
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. B C B
VTR Ventas, Inc. B C B
NLSN Nielsen Holdings Plc B B B
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C B D B
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AMT American Tower Corporation C C C
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV C C C
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A D B C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. D C C
GLW Corning Incorporated D B C
F Ford Motor Company D B C
CHU China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited D C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
GOOG Google Inc. Class C C C C
AMGN Amgen Inc. C B C
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. C C C
RTN Raytheon Company C C C
HON Honeywell International Inc. C C C
PEP PepsiCo, Inc. C C C
AON Aon plc C C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. C B C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C B C
BT BT Group plc Sponsored ADR C B C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C B C
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. C C C
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. C C C
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation C C C
BX Blackstone Group L.P. B D C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. C B C
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR C B C
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
FDX FedEx Corporation D D D
CMI Cummins Inc. D B D
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. D B D
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV D B D
PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. D B D
COF Capital One Financial Corporation D C D
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C D
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B D
STT State Street Corporation D C D
ALL Allstate Corporation D C D
M Macy’s Inc D C D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D C D
CBS.A CBS Corporation Class A D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D C D
DOW Dow Chemical Company D B D
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc Sponsored ADR D B D
ORCL Oracle Corporation D C D
BBT BB&T Corporation D C D
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. D B D
PHG Royal Philips NV Sponsored ADR D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D C D
PSO Pearson PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
AV Aviva plc Sponsored ADR D C D
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR D C D
RF Regions Financial Corporation 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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