122 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 122 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
ALL Allstate Corporation B B B
ANDV Andeavor B B B
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. C B B
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. B C B
BP BP p.l.c. B C B
BVXV BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. B C B
CDW CDW Corp. B B B
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. B B B
CLR Continental Resources, Inc. B B B
COP ConocoPhillips A C B
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited B C B
CXO Concho Resources Inc. B C B
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. B C B
DISCB Discovery Communications, Inc. B D B
E Eni SpA C B B
EXC Exelon Corporation B C B
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. B C B
GYRO Gyrodyne LLC B C B
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. B C B
LEN.B Lennar Corporation B C B
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated B D B
MGA Magna International Inc. B C B
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR B B B
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation B B B
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. B B B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. B B B
STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. B C B
STX Seagate Technology PLC B C B
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. B C B
WM Waste Management, Inc. B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AHPA Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp C C C
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corporation C D C
BCS Barclays PLC C C C
BMO Bank of Montreal C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited D C C
COF Capital One Financial Corporation C D C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. C D C
ECL Ecolab Inc. C C C
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. C B C
FDC First Data Corporation C B C
GM General Motors Company C D C
GSHT Gores Holdings II Inc C C C
HES Hess Corporation C C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. D C C
L Loews Corporation D C C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation C C C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. D C C
MPLX MPLX LP D C C
MRO Marathon Oil Corporation C C C
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. D B C
OIBR.C OI S.A. C C C
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corporation C C C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation C C C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAPL Apple Inc. C C C
AON Aon plc B D C
APH Amphenol Corporation B D C
APTV Aptiv PLC B C C
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. C C C
ASX Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. C C C
BLL Ball Corporation C B C
CE Celanese Corporation C C C
CNA CNA Financial Corporation C C C
CNHI CNH Industrial NV B D C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. C D C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. C B C
EBAY eBay Inc. B D C
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. C B C
ETR Entergy Corporation C C C
FB Facebook, Inc. C C C
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B D C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited C C C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings C B C
MBT Mobile TeleSystems PJSC C B C
MON Monsanto Company C C C
NKE NIKE, Inc. B C C
ORCL Oracle Corporation D D D
PHG Royal Philips NV C C C
PKX POSCO C C C
PX Praxair, Inc. B C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C C C
RE Everest Re Group, Ltd. C B C
RELX RELX PLC C C C
SNAP Snap, Inc. C C C
STT State Street Corporation B C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. C C C
TECK Teck Resources Limited B C C
TI Telecom Italia S.p.A. C C C
TIF Tiffany & Co. C C C
UN Unilever NV ADR C C C
VEDL Vedanta Limited B C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc C C C
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company C C C
WRK WestRock Co. C B C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D B D
BCE BCE Inc. D C D
CERN Cerner Corporation D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CHTR Charter Communications, Inc. D B D
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D C D
D Dominion Energy Inc F C D
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. D C D
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. D C D
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV D D D
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. C D D
HAS Hasbro, Inc. F C D
HST Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. D C D
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. D D D
KR Kroger Co. D B D
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. F B D
MCK McKesson Corporation D C D
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. F B D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated D D D
SJM J. M. Smucker Company D B D
SO Southern Company F C D
SPG Simon Property Group, Inc. D C D
SRE Sempra Energy C D D
TLK PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk F C D
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. F B D
UGP Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. D C D
WIT Wipro Limited 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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