) were among some of the widely held stocks upgraded by Louis
Navellier in his latest fundamental stock analysis on April 19,
) faced down shareholder protest over oil sands projects last week,
and shares have firmed up as a result. BP stock was upgraded to a B
grade or "buy" this week in Portfolio Grader from a C grade or
"hold" in last week's rankings according to Louis Navellier's
database of stocks to buy and sell. BP reports earnings on April
Aerospace and defense stock
) washas firmed up this week in anticipation of its Wednesday,
April 21, earnings report. BA stock was upgraded from a C grade or
"hold" in Portfolio Grader to a B grade or "buy" this week.
) was upgraded from its rating of a D grade or "sell" last week in
to a C grade or "hold" this week in Portfolio Grader's fundamental
stock analysis. Swiss funds returned over 2.3% in Q1, and investors
are eager to see CS' earnings report this Thursday, April 22.
Get a complete list of this week's
stock downgrades here
. For a complete list of upgrades, please view the table below.
Symbol Company Name Industry Market Cap (
) Grade This Week Grade Last Week AET Aetna Inc. Health Care
Providers $13.5 C D NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc. Real Estate
Investment Trusts $9.4 A B ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc. IT
Services $22.3 C D BA Boeing Co. Aerospace & Defense $51.4 B C
BP BP PLC Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels $187.2 B C BRCM Broadcom
Corp. Semiconductors $17.4 B C CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.
Air Freight & Logistics $9.8 C D CNI Canadian National Railway
Co. Road & Rail $29.2 C D CAJ Canon Inc. Office Electronics
$57.2 B C CB Chubb Corp. Insurance $17.2 C D CME CME Group
Inc. (Cl A) Diversified Financial Services $20.8 C D ABV
Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Beverages $60.0 A B ED
Consolidated Edison Inc. Multi-Utilities $12.5 C D CS Credit Suisse
Group Capital Markets $60.5 C D CSX CSX Corp. Road & Rail $21.4
C D D Dominion Resources Inc. Multi-Utilities $24.7 B C ETP Energy
Transfer Partners L.P. Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels $8.7 B C FAST
Fastenal Co. Trading Companies & Distributors $8.0 C D GFI Gold
Fields Ltd. Metals & Mining $8.9 C D INTU Intuit Inc. Software
$11.1 B C JCI Johnson Controls Inc. Auto Components $22.0 B C LIHR
Lihir Gold Ltd. Metals & Mining $8.6 B C MRVL Marvell
Technology Group Ltd. Semiconductors $14.1 A B MBT Mobile
TeleSystems Telecommunications $21.5 C D JWN Nordstrom Inc.
Multiline Retail $9.4 B C DCM NTT DoCoMo Inc. Telecommunications
$67.7 A B PT Portugal Telecom SGPS S/A Telecommunications $9.8 B C
PX Praxair Inc. Chemicals $26.6 C D SNN Smith & Nephew PLC
Health Care Equipment $9.4 A B TSM Taiwan Semiconductor
Manufacturing Semiconductors $56.2 C D TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical
Industries Pharmaceuticals $55.3 A B TKC Turkcell Iletisim
Hizmetleri Telecommunications $13.9 C D WBK Westpac Banking Corp.
Commercial Banks $75.6 B C WF Woori Finance Holdings Commercial
Banks $12.8 B C
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