70 Upgrades and Downgrades for the 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
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. B C B
ASX Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. B C B
AVGO Broadcom Inc. B B B
BCS Barclays PLC B C B
C Citigroup Inc. B C B
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. B B B
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. B D B
CVX Chevron Corporation B C B
FDX FedEx Corporation B B B
FOXA Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. B B B
ING ING Groep NV B C B
MON Monsanto Company B C B
NEM Newmont Mining Corporation B C B
VEDL Vedanta Limited B C B
ZION Zions Bancorporation B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corporation C D C
CMI Cummins Inc. C C C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc D C C
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV C C C
HAL Halliburton Company C C C
NOV National Oilwell Varco, Inc. C C C
NTES NetEase, Inc. C C C
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation D B C
PCAR PACCAR Inc D B C
SJR Shaw Communications Inc. C C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMT American Tower Corporation B C C
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. B C C
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. C C C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp C D C
COTY Coty Inc. C C C
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited C C C
CUK Carnival plc C C C
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. B C C
ETR Entergy Corporation C C C
LEN Lennar Corporation C C C
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. B D C
QRTEB Qurate Retail, Inc. C B C
RE Everest Re Group, Ltd. C B C
RELX RELX PLC C C C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B C C
SSL Sasol Limited C C C
TJX TJX Companies Inc C C C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. C B C
WM Waste Management, Inc. C B C
WMT Walmart Inc. B D C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited D D D
BG Bunge Limited C D D
CLX Clorox Company D B D
CMS CMS Energy Corporation D D D
DFS Discover Financial Services D C D
EQR Equity Residential D C D
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. C D D
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc D D D
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. D C D
IT Gartner, Inc. D C D
KO Coca-Cola Company D D D
MMM 3M Company D C D
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. D C D
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. D C D
OIBR.C OI S.A. D C D
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. D C D
PZE Petrobras Argentina SA D D D
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. D C D
SHPG Shire PLC D B D
SO Southern Company D C D
SRE Sempra Energy C D D
TSLA Tesla Inc D D D
UTX United Technologies Corporation D C D
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Pfd 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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