45 Household Names To Avoid in December

Last week proved to be another test of our patience. While the technology sector, which has been the proverbial thorn in our side recently, has started to recover from its pullback, many investors are still playing catch up with their portfolios. Now, I know some of you are concerned. So, I’ve broken down the top 45 big blue chips you should steer clear of right now.

45 Household Names to Sell Right Away
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AGN Allergan plc D D D
AIG American International Group, Inc. F D F
APA Apache Corporation F D F
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corporation F D F
BHGE Baker Hughes, a GE Company F C F
CVS CVS Health Corporation D C D
DIS Walt Disney Company F C D
DISH DISH Network Corporation F D F
ENB Enbridge Inc. D C D
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. D C D
F Ford Motor Company F B D
FDX FedEx Corporation D C D
GE General Electric Company F D F
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. D C D
GM General Motors Company D C D
GS Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. F C D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. D C D
IBM International Business Machines Corporation D C D
JCI Johnson Controls International plc F C F
KHC Kraft Heinz Company D C D
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P F C F
LB L Brands, Inc. F D F
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. F D D
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. F C F
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. F D F
NNDM Nano Dimension Ltd F C F
NOV National Oilwell Varco, Inc. F C F
NUE Nucor Corporation F C F
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. F D F
S Sprint Corp. F C F
SBUX Starbucks Corporation F C D
SLB Schlumberger NV F C D
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. D C D
T AT&T Inc. D C D
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company F C F
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited F C F
TM Toyota Motor Corp. D C D
TWX Time Warner Inc. D C D
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. D C D
USB U.S. Bancorp D C D
UTX United Technologies Corporation D C D
VNO Vornado Realty Trust F D F
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc F C D
WFC Wells Fargo & Company D C D

To wrap up, the best thing you can do to prepare (and to weather the current trading activity) is invest solely in companies with the best earnings prospects. Of course, the best place to start is to run your portfolio through my Portfolio Grader screening tool. It doesn’t take much to see that sticking to A- and B-rated stocks pays off big in the long run.


Louis Navellier

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