56 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 56 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
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. B C B
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. B D B
EMR Emerson Electric Co. B B B
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated B C B
JEC Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. B B B
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C B
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. A D B
PFE Pfizer Inc. B C B
STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. B C B
TPR Tapestry, Inc. A B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
FDX FedEx Corporation D C C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited C D C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. D C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C C C
RENX RELX NV D C C
VNO Vornado Realty Trust C C C
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. C C C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C B C
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B D C
ASML ASML Holding NV ADR C C C
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. B C C
DXC DXC Technology Co. C C C
HUNT Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. C C C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B C C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C C C
KLAC KLA-Tencor Corporation C B C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B D C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation C C C
SNAP Snap, Inc. C C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group C C C
XYL Xylem Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEG AEGON N.V. D B D
APTV Aptiv PLC D D D
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. F C D
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile D C D
CVE Cenovus Energy Inc. C D D
DIS Walt Disney Company D C D
EQIX Equinix, Inc. D C D
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. D C D
FTI TechnipFMC Plc D D D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. D C D
HOLX Hologic, Inc. D C D
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. D C D
KO Coca-Cola Company D C D
KSU Kansas City Southern D C D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D C D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. D B D
PRGO Perrigo Co. Plc F D D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. C D D
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. D C D
TECK Teck Resources Limited D C D
TFX Teleflex Incorporated D D D
WYNN Wynn Resorts, 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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