44 Large-Cap Trades 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 44 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
ALU Alcatel-Lucent SA B C B
ANTM Anthem Inc. B B B
CVS CVS Health Corp. B B B
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc. C B B
JAH Jarden Corp. B B B
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corp. B C B
LMCA Liberty Media Corp. B D B
LNKD LinkedIn Corp. B C B
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. B C B
PCLN Priceline Group Inc B B B
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B C B
SYF Synchrony Financial B B B
T AT&T Inc. B C B
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. B C B
TRI Thomson Reuters Corp. B B B
TXN Texas Instruments Inc. B B B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AMT American Tower Corp. C D C
CA CA Inc. C C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B C
ENDP Endo International Plc C D C
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C C
QVCA Liberty Interactive Corp. QVC Group D B C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. C C C
VFC V.F. Corp. D C C
WBK Westpac Banking Corp D C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AAP Advance Auto Parts Inc. C C C
ADI Analog Devices Inc. C B C
HMC Honda Motor Co. Ltd. C C C
KIM Kimco Realty Corp. C C C
PFE Pfizer Inc. C C C
PLD Prologis Inc. C B C
SYK Stryker Corp. C B C
TI Telecom Italia S.p.A. B D C
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. C C C
XLNX Xilinx Inc. C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. D C D
BAX Baxter International Inc. D C D
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. D B D
FAST Fastenal Company D C D
HNP Huaneng Power International Inc. D C D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C D
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. D B D
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corp. D F 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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