68 Upgrades and Downgrades For this 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 68 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
AON Aon plc B C B
APH Amphenol Corp. B C B
BX Blackstone Group L.P. B D B
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide B B B
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. B B B
MAR Marriott International Inc. B B B
MMM 3M Company B C B
TI Telecom Italia S.p.A. B D B
TXN Texas Instruments Inc. B C B
TXT Textron Inc. B C B
WHR Whirlpool Corp. B C B
XLNX Xilinx Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
CAJ Canon Inc. C D C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B C
SRE Sempra Energy D C C
TEF Telefonica SA D C C
XEC Cimarex Energy Co. C F C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AEE Ameren Corp. B C C
AGN Allergan plc B C C
AGU Agrium Inc. C C C
BCS Barclays PLC C B C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Co. C C C
BT BT Group plc C C C
BXP Boston Properties Inc. C C C
CME CME Group Inc. C C C
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc. B D C
EBAY eBay Inc. C B C
GIB CGI Group Inc. C C C
GOOG Alphabet Inc. C C C
HNP Huaneng Power International C B C
JD JD.com Inc. C B C
JWN Nordstrom Inc. C B C
MCO Moody’s Corp. C C C
MDT Medtronic Plc C C C
MHFI McGraw Hill Financial Inc. C C C
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corp. C C C
NEE NextEra Energy Inc. C B C
NGG National Grid plc C C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group C B C
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC C B C
SO Southern Company C C C
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Co. B C C
UL Unilever PLC C C C
VTR Ventas Inc. C C C
YUM YUM! Brands Inc. C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALL Allstate Corp. D C D
AMP Ameriprise Financial Inc. D B D
BBT BB&T Corp. D C D
BCH Banco de Chile D C D
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. D C D
DVA DaVita HealthCare Partners D C D
EXC Exelon Corp. D B D
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D C D
GLW Corning Inc. D B D
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc D B D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C D
MCK McKesson Corp. D B D
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners D C D
MYL Mylan N.V. D B D
NOK Nokia Oyj D B D
ORCL Oracle Corp. D C D
PRU Prudential Financial Inc. D B D
SHPG Shire PLC D C D
T AT&T Inc. D C D
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C D
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc. 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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