77 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 77 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
AON Aon plc B D B
AXP American Express Company B C B
CDW CDW Corp. B B B
CE Celanese Corporation B B B
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation B C B
DHR Danaher Corporation B C B
EBAY eBay Inc. B D B
ECL Ecolab Inc. B C B
EMR Emerson Electric Co. B C B
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. B B B
ETR Entergy Corporation B C B
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. B C B
GYRO Gyrodyne LLC B C B
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. B C B
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation B B B
QRTEB Qurate Retail, Inc. C B B
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B D B
TFX Teleflex Incorporated B D B
TXT Textron Inc. A B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D B C
CHU China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited D C C
CMS CMS Energy Corporation C D C
CRH CRH Plc D C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C C C
ERIC LM Ericsson Telefon AB B D C
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation D C C
MPLX MPLX LP D C C
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. D B C
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. C C C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C C C
SHPG Shire PLC D B C
SO Southern Company D C C
SYF Synchrony Financial D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAPL Apple Inc. C C C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C C C
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. C C C
AVGO Broadcom Inc. C B C
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. C C C
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. C B C
FIS Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. C B C
FOXA Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. C B C
ING ING Groep NV C C C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc C B C
MON Monsanto Company B C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation B C C
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. B C C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV D C C
PHG Royal Philips NV B C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B C C
STX Seagate Technology PLC C C C
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B C C
UL Unilever PLC C C C
WRK WestRock Co. C B C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company D C D
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D D D
CDNS Cadence Design Systems, Inc. D C D
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. D B D
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated F C D
FDC First Data Corporation D B D
IP International Paper Company D B D
IR Ingersoll-Rand Plc D C D
JD JD.com, Inc. D C D
KLAC KLA-Tencor Corporation D C D
KMX CarMax, Inc. D D D
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp. F B D
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. D D D
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. D C D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. D B D
NTES NetEase, Inc. D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
SBUX Starbucks Corporation D B D
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. D D D
SJM J. M. Smucker Company D B D
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. D C D
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. 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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