59 Last Minute Trades Before Christmas

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 59 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
AIG American International Group Inc. B D B
AMGN Amgen Inc. C B B
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. B B B
DG Dollar General Corp. B B B
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc. B C B
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Company B B B
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. C B B
HON Honeywell International Inc. B B B
ING ING Groep NV B B B
INTU Intuit Inc. B B B
KEP Korea Electric Power Corp. B B B
KIM Kimco Realty Corp. B C B
MGM MGM Resorts International B C B
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC B B B
TI Telecom Italia S.p.A. B D B
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. B C B
YUM YUM! Brands Inc. B C B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico C C C
CA CA Inc. C C C
CAJ Canon Inc. C C C
CHU China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited C D C
ENDP Endo International Plc C C C
HCN Welltower Inc. D B C
HSBC HSBC Holdings plc D B C
IBM International Business Machines Corp. D C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D C C
NOK Nokia Oyj C C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corp. C D C
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C C
UPS United Parcel Service Inc. D B C
VFC V.F. Corp. D C C
VRX Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. C C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AAPL Apple Inc. C B C
AGU Agrium Inc. C C C
AME AMETEK Inc. C B C
ARMH ARM Holdings plc C B C
CMCSA Comcast Corp. C C C
CXO Concho Resources Inc. C D C
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company C C C
MAC Macerich Company C B C
NGG National Grid plc C B C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company C B C
WIT Wipro Limited C C C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALL Allstate Corp. D C D
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. D B D
BCE BCE Inc. D C D
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. D C D
DVA DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. D B D
EMC EMC Corp. D C D
HAL Halliburton Company D D D
IR Ingersoll-Rand Plc D C D
KMX CarMax Inc. D B D
LNC Lincoln National Corp. D C D
ORCL Oracle Corp. F C D
PPG PPG Industries Inc. D B D
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company D D D
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. D C D
STO Statoil ASA D D D
TOT Total SA D D 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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