53 Trades to Stay Ahead of the Curve

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 53 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
AAL American Airlines Group Inc. C B B
AAP Advance Auto Parts Inc. B C B
CAH Cardinal Health Inc. B B B
CELG Celgene Corp. B C B
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. B B B
CVS CVS Health Corp. B B B
DEO Diageo Plc B C B
GPC Genuine Parts Company B C B
HBI Hanesbrands Inc. B B B
LOW Lowe’s Companies Inc. B B B
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. C B B
MAC Macerich Company B B B
MHFI McGraw Hill Financial Inc. C B B
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. B C B
TGT Target Corp. B B B

Last Week’s Sells, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BIIB Biogen Inc. D B C
CTL CenturyLink Inc. D B C
DVA DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. D C C
HSY Hershey Company D C C
SLB Schlumberger NV C D C
SSL Sasol Limited C C C
STT State Street Corp. D C C
TRP TransCanada Corp. C D C
UAL United Continental Holdings Inc. D B C

Downgrades

Last Week’s Buys, Now Holds

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AON Aon Plc C B C
AZN Astrazeneca Plc C B C
CHTR Charter Communications Inc. C C C
CRH CRH Plc B C C
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc. B C C
EQR Equity Residential C C C
INFY Infosys Limited C B C
ING ING Groep NV D B C
LRCX Lam Research Corp. C B C
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc. C B C
MSI Motorola Solutions Inc. C C C
MYL Mylan N.V. C C C
NJ Nidec Corp. C C C
PHG Royal Philips NV C C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group Inc. C B C
ZTS Zoetis Inc. C B C

Last Week’s Holds, Now Sells

Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AGU Agrium Inc. D C D
CBS CBS Corp. D B D
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc. D D D
HCN Welltower Inc. D B D
L Loews Corp. D D D
MFC Manulife Financial Corp. D D D
MTU Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. D C D
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc. D C D
SHPG Shire Plc D C D
TWX Time Warner Inc. D B D
TYC Tyco International Plc D C D
VIA Viacom Inc. F C D
WIT Wipro Limited 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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