Trade Alert: These 54 Blue Chips Are on the Move

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 54 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
CBS.A CBS Corp. C B C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company C B C
ESS Essex Property Trust Inc. C B C
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. C B C
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc B C C
HRS Harris Corp. C C C
LKQ LKQ Corp. C B C
LNKD LinkedIn Corp. C B C
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. C C C
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc C B C
UN Unilever NV ADR C C C
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. C B C
ZTS Zoetis Inc. C B C

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AAL American Airlines Group Inc. D C C
ABB ABB Ltd. C C C
CMI Cummins Inc. C C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D B C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. C B C
RF Regions Financial Corp. D B C
SCCO Southern Copper Corp. C C C
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. D B C
SLG SL Green Realty Corp. C C C
UAL United Continental Holdings Inc. D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. C B B
CE Celanese Corp. B C B
CVX Chevron Corp. B D B
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B C B
GM General Motors Company C B B
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc. C B B
NSC Norfolk Southern Corp. B B B
PKX POSCO B C B
RY Royal Bank of Canada B B B
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. C B B
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. C B B
STO Statoil ASA B C B
TS Tenaris S.A. B D B
XEC Cimarex Energy Co. B C B

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company D C D
CELG Celgene Corp. F B D
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. D C D
INCY Incyte Corp. D C D
MTB M&T Bank Corp. D C D
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated D C D
QVCA Liberty Interactive Corp. QVC Group D C D
RHT Red Hat Inc. D B D
USB U.S. Bancorp D C D
VIAB Viacom Inc. D B D
WFM Whole Foods Market 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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