Start the Week Right With These 61 Trades

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 61 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.

This Week’s Ratings Changes:

Upgraded: From Hold to Buy
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AGR Avangrid Inc. B C B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. C B B
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. B C B
BMO Bank of Montreal B C B
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia B C B
CA CA Inc. B B B
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce B C B
COH Coach Inc. B C B
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. B B B
DEO Diageo Plc B B B
ETR Entergy Corporation B C B
INTC Intel Corporation B B B
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV B C B
MGM MGM Resorts International B D B
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA B D B
SEP Spectra Energy Partners LP B B B
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co. B B B
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank B C B
TOT Total SA B D B
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc. B D B
TXN Texas Instruments Inc. B B B
UGP Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. B C B
XL XL Group Plc B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AV Aviva Plc C C C
CVE Cenovus Energy Inc. C C C
CVX Chevron Corporation C F C
CXO Concho Resources Inc. C F C
DISCA Discovery Communications Inc. C C C
E Eni SpA C F C
ENB Enbridge Inc. C C C
FOX Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. D C C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation C D C
MGA Magna International Inc. D C C
PX Praxair Inc. D C C
SE Spectra Energy Corp C D C
SNY Sanofi D B C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. C F C
TU TELUS Corporation C C C
WY Weyerhaeuser Co. C D C
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. C C C
CHTR Charter Communications Inc. C C C
COL Rockwell Collins Inc. C B C
DIS Walt Disney Co. C B C
GGP General Growth Properties Inc. C C C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C B C
LB L Brands Inc. C B C
MCO Moody’s Corporation C C C
MHFI McGraw Hill Financial Inc. C B C
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. C B C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBT BB&T Corporation D C D
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. D D D
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Co. D B D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. D B D
HST Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. D C D
LYG Lloyds Banking Group Plc D D D
MAC Macerich Co. D D D
MAR Marriott International Inc. D C D
SYMC Symantec Corporation B C B

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.


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