68 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 68 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
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. B B B
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. B C B
BIDU Baidu, Inc. B B B
DVMT Dell Technologies Inc. B C B
FISV Fiserv, Inc. B B B
FTV Fortive Corp. B C B
GPN Global Payments Inc. B C B
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C B
HES Hess Corporation B C B
HPQ HP Inc. B C B
HUNT Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. A C B
IMO Imperial Oil Limited B B B
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. B C B
PTR PetroChina Company Limited B C B
ROL Rollins, Inc. B C B
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. B C B
SNE Sony Corporation B D B
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. B C B
SSL Sasol Limited B C B
TOT Total SA B C B
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc B B B
WB Weibo Corp B B B
WY Weyerhaeuser Company B B B
Z Zillow Group, Inc. B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AZO AutoZone, Inc. C D C
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation C C C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp C C C
CRH CRH Plc D C C
CVE Cenovus Energy Inc. C D C
DVA DaVita Inc. C D C
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. C D C
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. C C C
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation C C C
ORAN Orange SA D C C
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. C C C
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated C D C
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D B C
SHPG Shire PLC D C C
SNAP Snap, Inc. C C C
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. C C C
WPZ Williams Partners, L.P. C D C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEE Ameren Corporation C C C
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. B C C
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C C C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. C B C
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. D B C
EXC Exelon Corporation B C C
IMRN Immuron Limited C C C
KAAC Kayne Anderson Acquisition Corp. C C C
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. C C C
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. C B C
PLD Prologis, Inc. C B C
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. C B C
SYF Synchrony Financial C C C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. B C C
WM Waste Management, Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. D C D
CNHI CNH Industrial NV F A D
CS Credit Suisse Group AG D C D
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. D C D
HAL Halliburton Company D C D
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. D B D
LLY Eli Lilly and Company D B D
MTB M&T Bank Corporation D C D
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. D C D
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc D C D
WRK WestRock Co. 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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