49 Trades To Start Earnings Season With A Bang

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 49 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
ADS Alliance Data Systems Corp. B B B
AGU Agrium Inc. B C B
ALU Alcatel-Lucent SA B C B
AME AMETEK, Inc. B C B
BA Boeing Company B C B
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. B B B
BCS Barclays PLC B B B
BT BT Group plc B C B
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. B B B
HNP Huaneng Power International Inc. B B B
HON Honeywell International Inc. B C B
JD JD.com Inc. B B B
NGG National Grid plc B C B
NJ Nidec Corp. B B B
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company B C B
SYT Syngenta AG B C B
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company B C B
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B C B
UL Unilever PLC B C B
UN Unilever NV ADR B C B
WPPGY WPP Plc B B B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BCH Banco de Chile D C C
CXO Concho Resources Inc. C D C
DOW Dow Chemical Company D B C
EMC EMC Corp. D C C
F Ford Motor Company C B C
GLW Corning Incorporated D B C
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc D B C
HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. D C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C C
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. D C C
NOK Nokia Oyj D B C
PSO Pearson PLC C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corp. C C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
CAH Cardinal Health, Inc. C B C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. C B C
D Dominion Resources, Inc. C B C
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. C B C
HBI Hanesbrands Inc. C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C B C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc B D C
NTRS Northern Trust Corp. C B C
STJ St. Jude Medical, Inc. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
GS Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D C D
STT State Street Corp. D C D
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. D B 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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