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
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company B C B
BX Blackstone Group L.P. C B B
CNAC Constellation Alpha Capital Corp. B C B
ETP Energy Transfer Partners LP B C B
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corp. B B B
HRL Hormel Foods Corp. B C B
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group PLC B C B
SSL Sasol Limited B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALL Allstate Corp. D C C
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. D C C
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. C C C
DE Deere & Company D C C
HCP HCP, Inc. D C C
IRM Iron Mountain, Inc. D C C
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. D C C
SAP SAP SE C C C
TFX Teleflex Inc. C D C
UL Unilever PLC D C C
VIA Viacom Inc. C C C
VNO Vornado Realty Trust C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BAC Bank of America Corp C C C
BBL BHP Billiton Plc C C C
BCAC Bison Capital Acquisition Corp. C C C
BHP BHP Billiton Limited C C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. B D C
DVMT Dell Technologies Inc. C C C
DXC DXC Technology Co. C C C
ETR Entergy Corp. B D C
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. C C C
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. B D C
MPLX MPLX LP C B C
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. C C C
QRVO Qorvo, Inc. C C C
RHT Red Hat, Inc. C B C
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. C C C
SHOP Shopify, Inc. C B C
VMW VMware, Inc. C B C
WCN Waste Connections, 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
AEG AEGON N.V. ADR D B D
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. D C D
AMT American Tower Corp. D D D
APTV Aptiv PLC D D D
BCH Banco de Chile D C D
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. D C D
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile D C D
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. D C D
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. D C D
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D C D
EQIX Equinix, Inc. D C D
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. D C D
FCX Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. D B D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. D C D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited D D D
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. D C D
JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc D C D
KSU Kansas City Southern D C D
LH Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings D C D
LRCX Lam Research Corp. D B D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D C D
MGA Magna International Inc. D C D
PHG Royal Philips NV D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc F C D
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. D D D
STZ Constellation Brands, 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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