35 Trades to Make Before the Year Ends

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 35 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
ACE ACE Limited B C B
AV Aviva plc B C B
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B C B
CELG Celgene Corp. B C B
LVLT Level 3 Communications Inc. B D B
MAC Macerich Company B B B
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. D C C
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. D B C
CS Credit Suisse Group AG C C C
DVA DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. D B C
FAST Fastenal Company D C C
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc. C C C
HAL Halliburton Company C D C
IR Ingersoll-Rand Plc D C C
MAR Marriott International Inc. D B C
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. D B C
NUE Nucor Corp. D C C
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. C C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. C C C
SRCL Stericycle Inc. C C C
SSL Sasol Limited D C C
TOT Total SA C D C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc. B C C
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Company C B C
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC D B C
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico D C D
D Dominion Resources Inc. D C D
EIX Edison International D C D
IBM International Business Machines Corp. D C D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C D
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C D
UPS United Parcel Service Inc. D B D
VFC V.F. 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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