54 Blue Chips 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
CB Chubb Limited C B B
CBS CBS Corp. B D B
CNHI CNH Industrial NV B C B
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited B C B
CRH CRH Plc B C B
HOLX Hologic Inc. B C B
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. B C B
MLM Martin Marietta Materials Inc. B C B
MNST Monster Beverage Corp. B B B
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp. B B B
SYT Syngenta AG B C B
TXT Textron Inc. B C B
XLNX Xilinx Inc. B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABT Abbott Laboratories D C C
AET Aetna Inc. C C C
AMGN Amgen Inc. D C C
COF Capital One Financial Corp. C C C
DPS Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. C C C
EQT EQT Corp. D C C
FAST Fastenal Company D C C
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc D B C
HD Home Depot Inc. D B C
LOW Lowe’s Companies Inc. D B C
MDT Medtronic plc C C C
PCLN Priceline Group Inc C B C
TSN Tyson Foods Inc. D B C
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
A Agilent Technologies Inc. C B C
ADSK Autodesk Inc. B D C
ENB Enbridge Inc. B C C
EXC Exelon Corp. B C C
FNF Fidelity National Financial Inc. C B C
GG Goldcorp Inc. B C C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. B D C
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. C B C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings Inc. C B C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. C C C
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company C B C
TLK PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk C C C
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. C B C
TTM Tata Motors Limited B D C
VTR Ventas Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BCS Barclays PLC D C D
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd D D D
COST Costco Wholesale Corp. D C D
CVE Cenovus Energy Inc. D C D
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D C D
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc. D C D
KMX CarMax Inc. D C D
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc D B D
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc. D D D
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. D C D
WBK Westpac Banking Corp D C D
WPPGY WPP Plc F 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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