21 Upgraded Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy

During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities, and the table of blue-chip stocks below should be a great place to start.

Blue chip stocks

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 many of my big blue-chip stocks.

While some stocks like Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) are being downgraded, others are looking better than before thanks to buying pressure and solid fundamentals.

Chances are that you have at least one of these blue-chip stocks in your portfolio, and if you don’t, now you should. So, you may want to give this list of stocks to buy a skim and act accordingly.

Here are 21 blue-chip stocks that have been upgraded from “hold” rankings to “buy” rankings:

21 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy:

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
NYSE:ICE Intercontinental Exchange Inc B B B
NYSE:WHR Whirlpool Corporation B C B
NASDAQ:JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc B B B
NYSE:MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. B C B
NYSE:MJN Mead Johnson Nutrition Co B C B
NYSE:WDAY Workday Inc B C B
NYSE:EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc B B B
NYSE:SYT Syngenta AG (ADR) B C B
NYSE:STJ St. Jude Medical, Inc. B B B
NYSE:IR Ingersoll-Rand PLC B B B
NYSE:JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. B B B
NYSE:ABBV AbbVie Inc B C B
NASDAQ:CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp B B B
NASDAQ:EBAY eBay Inc B B B
NYSE:KYO Kyocera Corp (ADR) B C B
NYSE:HIG Hartford Financial Services Group Inc B C B
NYSE:MS Morgan Stanley B B B
NYSE:TWTR Twitter Inc B C B
NYSE:PFE Pfizer Inc. B C B
NYSE:KIM Kimco Realty Corp B A B
NYSE:FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV B D B

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.

Louis Navellier is a renowned growth investor. He is the editor of five investing newsletters: Blue Chip GrowthEmerging GrowthUltimate GrowthFamily Trust and Platinum Growth. His most popular service, Blue Chip Growth, has a track record of beating the market 3:1 over the last 14 years. He uses a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis to identify market-beating stocks. Mr. Navellier has made his proven formula accessible to investors via his free, online stock rating tool, PortfolioGrader.com. Louis Navellier may hold some of the aforementioned securities in one or more of his newsletters.

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