63 Trades to Kick Off 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 63 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
AGU Agrium Inc. B C B
BTI British American Tobacco p.l.c. B B B
CXO Concho Resources Inc. B D B
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company B C B
ECL Ecolab Inc. B C B
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. B C B
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV B C B
HMC Honda Motor Co. Ltd. B C B
INFY Infosys Limited B C B
KO Coca-Cola Company B C B
LRCX Lam Research Corp. C B B
MDT Medtronic Plc B C B
MHFI McGraw Hill Financial Inc. B B B
NGG National Grid plc B B B
PEP PepsiCo Inc. B C B
PFE Pfizer Inc. B C B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. B C B
UL Unilever PLC B C B
WIT Wipro Limited B C B
XLNX Xilinx Inc. B C B
ZTS Zoetis Inc. B B B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
MCK McKesson Corp. D B C
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. C C C
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. C C C
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. D B C
TOT Total SA C D C
CHA China Telecom Corp. Ltd. D B C
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc D C C
ORCL Oracle Corp. C C C
BAX Baxter International Inc. C C C
EMC EMC Corp. C C C
STO Statoil ASA C D C
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. C C C
S Sprint Corp. C C C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AFL Aflac Incorporated C C C
AIG American International Group Inc. B D C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp. C C C
CVS CVS Health Corp. C B C
FIS Fidelity National Information Services Inc. C C C
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. C B C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corp. C B C
LNKD LinkedIn Corp. C C C
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. C C C
SYF Synchrony Financial C B C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corp. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc. D C D
WHR Whirlpool Corp. D B D
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. D C D
UPS United Parcel Service Inc. D B D
MAR Marriott International Inc. D B D
HCN Welltower Inc. D B D
VFC V.F. Corp. D C D
ENDP Endo International Plc D D D
CBS CBS Corp. D B D
MS Morgan Stanley D D D
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C D
CAJ Canon Inc. D C D
DISCA Discovery Communications Inc. D B D
CA CA Inc. D C D
DISCK Discovery Communications 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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