65 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 65 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
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. B C B
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Pfd B C B
DWDP DowDuPont Inc. B C B
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C B
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. B B B
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated B C B
NDAQ Nasdaq, Inc. B B B
NTES NetEase, Inc. B C B
PFE Pfizer Inc. B B B
PVH PVH Corp. B B B
REG Regency Centers Corporation B B B
SO Southern Company B D B
TI Telecom Italia S.p.A. B C B
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. B C B
VALE Vale S.A. B B B
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Pfd B C B
WIT Wipro Limited B B B
YNDX Yandex NV B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation C D C
COTY Coty Inc. D C C
CS Credit Suisse Group AG D C C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. C C C
CX Cemex SAB de CV D C C
FRC First Republic Bank D C C
GGP GGP, Inc. C C C
GPS Gap, Inc. D B C
HAS Hasbro, Inc. D C C
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation C C C
IR Ingersoll-Rand Plc C C C
K Kellogg Company D C C
KEY KeyCorp D B C
MCK McKesson Corporation C C C
MDT Medtronic plc C C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation C C C
PCLN Priceline Group Inc D B C
SJM J. M. Smucker Company D C C
SYF Synchrony Financial D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C B C
BBY Best Buy Co., Inc. C B C
CDW CDW Corp. C C C
CHL China Mobile Limited C C C
CLR Continental Resources, Inc. C B C
CMI Cummins Inc. C B C
COP ConocoPhillips C C C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. C C C
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. C C C
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. C C C
HCN Welltower, Inc. B D C
KMX CarMax, Inc. C B C
LEA Lear Corporation C B C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation C C C
SIVB SVB Financial Group C B C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation C C C
TS Tenaris S.A. C B C
WPZ Williams Partners, L.P. B D C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. D C D
ETE Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. D D D
FDC First Data Corporation D C D
HES Hess Corporation D C D
IMO Imperial Oil Limited D D D
MET MetLife, Inc. D C D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. D C D
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. D C D
PCAR PACCAR Inc D C D
USB U.S. Bancorp 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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