70 Trades to Make 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 70 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
APA Apache Corporation B C B
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited B C B
CTL CenturyLink Inc. B B B
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B C B
ESS Essex Property Trust Inc. B B B
EXC Exelon Corporation B D B
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. B C B
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C B
SE Spectra Energy Corp B D B
TRP TransCanada Corporation B D B
UGP Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. B B B
WDAY Workday Inc. B C B
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AA Alcoa Inc. C D C
ARMH ARM Holdings plc D B C
AZN Astrazeneca PLC D B C
CAT Caterpillar Inc. C D C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. C C C
ETP Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. C D C
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc. C C C
GM General Motors Company D B C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. D B C
HUM Humana Inc. C C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. D B C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C C C
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA C D C
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated D C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corporation D B C
SLG SL Green Realty Corp. C C C
SYMC Symantec Corporation B D C
UNP Union Pacific Corporation C C C
VIA Viacom Inc. D C C
WPZ Williams Partners, L.P. C D C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AET Aetna Inc. C B C
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico C B C
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. D B C
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano C C C
KR Kroger Co. C B C
MA MasterCard Incorporated C B C
ORAN Orange SA C B C
UHS Universal Health Services Inc. C B C
WIT Wipro Limited C C C
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBT BB&T Corporation D C D
CI Cigna Corporation F B D
CNC Centene Corporation D C D
CVS CVS Health Corporation D C D
DE Deere & Company D C D
DIS Walt Disney Company D C D
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B D
FDX FedEx Corporation D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D B D
FOX Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. D C D
HCA HCA Holdings Inc. F B D
MAR Marriott International Inc. D C D
MCO Moody’s Corporation D C D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D B D
SSL Sasol Limited D C D
SYF Synchrony Financial D B D
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc. D D D
TWX Time Warner Inc. D B D
UAL United Continental Holdings 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.


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