114 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 114 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
AMGN
Amgen, Inc.
B
C
B
APC
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
B
C
B
ATO
Atmos Energy Corporation
B
C
B
AXP
American Express Company
B
C
B
BBT
BB&T Corporation
B
C
B
BRK.A
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A
B
B
B
CI
Cigna Corporation
B
C
B
CNI
Canadian National Railway Company
B
C
B
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
B
C
B
DEO
Diageo plc Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
DOV
Dover Corporation
B
C
B
DVMT
Dell Technologies Inc Class V
B
C
B
ETR
Entergy Corporation
B
C
B
FANG
Diamondback Energy, Inc.
B
C
B
HBAN
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
B
C
B
HSIC
Henry Schein, Inc.
A
C
B
INTC
Intel Corporation
B
B
B
JPM
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
B
C
B
LH
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
B
C
B
LNT
Alliant Energy Corp
B
C
B
MCD
McDonald’s Corporation
B
D
B
MMP
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
C
B
B
MRO
Marathon Oil Corporation
B
C
B
MTN
Vail Resorts, Inc.
B
C
B
NUE
Nucor Corporation
B
B
B
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
B
B
B
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
B
B
B
PAYX
Paychex, Inc.
B
C
B
PEP
PepsiCo, Inc.
B
C
B
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
B
B
B
SKM
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
STI
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
B
C
B
SYK
Stryker Corporation
B
C
B
TOT
Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B
B
C
B
UDR
UDR, Inc.
B
C
B
WEC
WEC Energy Group Inc
B
C
B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ATUS
Altice USA, Inc. Class A
C
C
C
AVGO
Broadcom Inc.
D
B
C
BMY
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
D
B
C
BVXV
BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
C
C
C
CAH
Cardinal Health, Inc.
C
B
C
CCL.U
Carnival Corporation
D
C
C
CMI
Cummins Inc.
D
B
C
CNP
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
C
D
C
COL
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
C
C
C
ENB
Enbridge Inc.
C
C
C
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
C
C
C
ETN
Eaton Corp. Plc
C
D
C
FCAU
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
C
D
C
FDX
FedEx Corporation
C
C
C
FITB
Fifth Third Bancorp
C
D
C
FRC
First Republic Bank
C
C
C
FTS
Fortis Inc.
C
C
C
IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
C
C
C
IX
ORIX Corporation
C
D
C
KLAC
KLA-Tencor Corporation
C
B
C
LUV
Southwest Airlines Co.
C
C
C
LYB
LyondellBasell Industries NV
D
C
C
MGA
Magna International Inc.
C
C
C
MYL
Mylan N.V.
D
C
C
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
D
C
C
NGG
National Grid plc Sponsored ADR
D
C
C
PCAR
PACCAR Inc
D
C
C
PH
Parker-Hannifin Corporation
D
C
C
PNC
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
C
C
C
REGN
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
D
B
C
SEP
Spectra Energy Partners, LP
C
C
C
SO
Southern Company
C
C
C
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
C
C
C
TLK
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero)
C
D
C
TM
Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
TXN
Texas Instruments Incorporated
C
C
C
UPS
United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B
C
C
C
USB
U.S. Bancorp
C
C
C
WAT
Waters Corporation
C
C
C
WFC
Wells Fargo & Company
C
C
C
WLTW
Willis Towers Watson PLC
C
C
C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEG
AEGON N.V. ADR
C
B
C
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
C
C
C
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
D
C
BT
BT Group PLC Sponsored ADR
C
B
C
CAA
CalAtlantic Group, Inc.
C
C
C
CLR
Continental Resources, Inc.
C
B
C
DVA
DaVita Inc.
B
D
C
GPN
Global Payments Inc.
C
C
C
HAS
Hasbro, Inc.
B
C
C
HD
Home Depot, Inc.
C
B
C
K
Kellogg Company
C
C
C
RF
Regions Financial Corporation
C
C
C
SSL
Sasol Limited Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
TPR
Tapestry, Inc.
C
C
C
TRU
TransUnion
B
C
C
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
C
B
C
WMT
Walmart Inc.
C
C
C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APTV
Aptiv PLC
D
D
D
BCS
Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR
D
B
D
CAG
Conagra Brands, Inc.
D
C
D
CNHI
CNH Industrial NV
D
B
D
EIX
Edison International
F
C
D
GS
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
F
C
D
MCK
McKesson Corporation
D
B
D
MO
Altria Group Inc
D
C
D
MRVL
Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
D
D
D
MS
Morgan Stanley
D
C
D
NLY
Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
D
C
D
NVDA
NVIDIA Corporation
D
B
D
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
D
D
D
QRTEA
Qurate Retail, Inc. Class A
D
C
D
SCCO
Southern Copper Corporation
D
C
D
SLF
Sun Life Financial Inc.
D
C
D
STZ
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A
D
B
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

Louis Navellier

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