71 Upgrades and Downgrades for the 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 71 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.


Last Week’s Holds, Now Buys

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ACE ACE Limited B B B
ARMH ARM Holdings plc B B B
BA Boeing Company B B B
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. B B B
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA B C B
CAM Cameron International Corp. B C B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company B C B
DTE DTE Energy Company B C B
F Ford Motor Company B B B
GM General Motors Company B B B
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc. C B B
JD JD.com Inc. B C B
KYO Kyocera Corp. B B B
LLTC Linear Technology Corp. B C B
MSFT Microsoft Corp. B C B
NMR Nomura Holdings Inc. B B B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group Inc. B B B
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. B C B
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp. B C B
STI SunTrust Banks Inc. B B B
SYT Syngenta AG B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
A Agilent Technologies Inc. D B C
BCH Banco de Chile D C C
COF Capital One Financial Corp. C C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B C
FOX Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. D C C
GG Goldcorp Inc. D C C
GLW Corning Incorporated D B C
GPC Genuine Parts Company D C C
KLAC KLA-Tencor Corp. C C C
MET MetLife Inc. C C C
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. D C C
PHG Royal Philips NV D C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corp. C C C
SNDK SanDisk Corp. C C C
UTX United Technologies Corp. D C C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. D C C


Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc. C C C
AGN Allergan plc B C C
AGU Agrium Inc. C C C
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. C B C
CHTR Charter Communications Inc. B D C
D Dominion Resources Inc. C B C
HCN Welltower Inc. C B C
LH Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings C B C
MDT Medtronic Plc C C C
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corp. C C C
QVCA Liberty Interactive Corp. QVC Group C C C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company C B C
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC C B C
STJ St. Jude Medical Inc. C C C
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. C B C
VFC V.F. Corp. C C C
VRX Valeant Pharmaceuticals International C C C
XLNX Xilinx Inc. C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ABBV AbbVie Inc. D C D
CA CA Inc. D C D
DUK Duke Energy Corp. D C D
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited D B D
ILMN Illumina Inc. F B D
MCK McKesson Corp. D B D
MS Morgan Stanley D C D
MYL Mylan N.V. D B D
PSO Pearson PLC D C D
TSLA Tesla Motors 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.


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