58 Last-Minute Trades Before Thanksgiving

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 58 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
AAPL Apple Inc. C B B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
ACE ACE Limited B C B
AME AMETEK Inc. B B B
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. B C B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co. B C B
COL Rockwell Collins Inc. B C B
ED Consolidated Edison Inc. B C B
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc. C B B
IX ORIX Corp. B C B
JD JD.com Inc. B C B
KEP Korea Electric Power Corp. C B B
LNKD LinkedIn Corp. B C B
SLG SL Green Realty Corp. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
A Agilent Technologies Inc. D C C
AV Aviva plc C C C
HCN Welltower Inc. D B C
HPQ HP Inc. D B C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson D C C
MCK McKesson Corp. D B C
STT State Street Corp. C C C
VRX Valeant Pharmaceuticals International D C C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. D B C
WY Weyerhaeuser Company C C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AON Aon plc C C C
APH Amphenol Corp. C B C
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B C C
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Company C B C
HCA HCA Holdings Inc. C C C
K Kellogg Company C C C
LMCK Liberty Media Corp B C C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C B C
MDT Medtronic Plc C C C
MHFI McGraw Hill Financial Inc. C B C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV C B C
ORAN Orange SA C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C B C
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group C C C
SYF Synchrony Financial C B C
TGT Target Corp. C B C
TSN Tyson Foods Inc. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AMP Ameriprise Financial Inc. D C D
BCS Barclays PLC D C D
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc. D C D
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. D B D
DISH DISH Network Corp. D B D
ENDP Endo International Plc D D D
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C D
JCI Johnson Controls Inc. D C D
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc D C D
MET MetLife Inc. D C D
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. D C D
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. D C D
TEF Telefonica SA D B D
UGP Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. D C D
WDAY Workday Inc. D C D
XEC Cimarex Energy Co. C F 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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