111 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 111 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
A
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
B
C
B
AEP
American Electric Power Company, Inc.
B
C
B
AGR
Avangrid, Inc.
B
C
B
AME
AMETEK, Inc.
B
C
B
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
B
B
B
APC
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
B
C
B
ATO
Atmos Energy Corporation
A
C
B
AVB
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
B
C
B
AVGO
Broadcom Inc.
B
B
B
AWK
American Water Works Company, Inc.
B
C
B
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
A
D
B
BAX
Baxter International Inc.
B
B
B
BDX
Becton, Dickinson and Company
B
C
B
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
B
B
B
CHL
China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
CLR
Continental Resources, Inc.
B
B
B
CNP
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
B
D
B
DE
Deere & Company
B
C
B
DLR
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
B
C
B
DRE
Duke Realty Corporation
B
C
B
DUK
Duke Energy Corporation
B
C
B
E
Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR
B
B
B
EOG
EOG Resources, Inc.
B
B
B
ES
Eversource Energy
A
C
B
EXPE
Expedia Group, Inc.
B
B
B
GLW
Corning Inc
B
B
B
HES
Hess Corporation
A
C
B
HRS
Harris Corporation
B
C
B
IEX
IDEX Corporation
B
C
B
IRM
Iron Mountain, Inc.
B
B
B
LIN
Linde plc
B
D
B
LLL
L3 Technologies Inc
B
B
B
LOW
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
B
C
B
MPLX
MPLX LP
B
B
B
NVS
Novartis AG Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
PBA
Pembina Pipeline Corporation
B
B
B
PG
Procter & Gamble Company
B
C
B
PLD
Prologis, Inc.
B
C
B
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation
B
C
B
PTR
PetroChina Company
B
C
B
RACE
Ferrari NV
B
C
B
REGN
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
B
B
B
RIO
Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
S
Sprint Corp.
B
C
B
SNPS
Synopsys, Inc.
B
B
B
SNY
Sanofi Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
SRE
Sempra Energy
B
B
B
TOT
Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B
B
C
B
UN
Unilever NV ADR
B
C
B
XEL
Xcel Energy Inc.
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX
America Movil SAB de CV
D
C
C
BIDU
Baidu, Inc.
D
B
C
CNQ
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
D
B
C
D
Dominion Energy Inc
C
C
C
ED
Consolidated Edison, Inc.
C
D
C
EIX
Edison International
C
C
C
ENB
Enbridge Inc.
C
C
C
ENIA
Enel Americas S.A.
C
C
C
EQIX
Equinix, Inc.
D
B
C
FB
Facebook, Inc.
D
C
C
FNV
Franco-Nevada Corporation
C
C
C
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
C
D
C
IP
International Paper Company
D
C
C
L
Loews Corporation
C
C
C
LSXMK
Liberty Media Corp.
C
C
C
MCHP
Microchip Technology Incorporated
C
C
C
NEM
Newmont Mining Corporation
C
D
C
NVO
Novo Nordisk
C
C
C
PPL
PPL Corporation
C
C
C
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
C
D
C
RCL
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
C
C
C
RELX
RELX PLC Sponsored ADR
D
C
C
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
C
C
C
TRP
TransCanada Corporation
D
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAPL
Apple Inc.
C
C
C
ALXN
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
C
B
C
BBY
Best Buy Co., Inc.
C
C
C
BCH
Banco de Chile
B
D
C
BF.A
Brown-Forman Corporation
C
C
C
BKNG
Booking Holdings Inc.
B
C
C
CNI
Canadian National Railway Company
C
C
C
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
C
C
C
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
C
B
C
JNJ
Johnson & Johnson
C
C
C
JPM
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
C
C
C
NUE
Nucor Corporation
C
B
C
PAYX
Paychex, Inc.
C
C
C
PEP
PepsiCo, Inc.
C
C
C
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
C
B
C
TEVA
Teva Pharmaceutical
B
D
C
WP
Worldpay, Inc.
B
D
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ATVI
Activision Blizzard, Inc.
D
C
D
CBS
CBS Corporation
D
C
D
CPB
Campbell Soup
D
C
D
EBAY
eBay Inc.
D
B
D
FDX
FedEx Corporation
D
C
D
FMX
Fomento Economico Mexicano
C
D
D
GPS
Gap, Inc.
D
C
D
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
D
C
D
LYB
LyondellBasell Industries NV
D
C
D
MAR
Marriott International, Inc.
D
B
D
MKL
Markel Corporation
D
C
D
MLM
Martin Marietta Materials
D
C
D
MYL
Mylan N.V.
D
C
D
NOV
National Oilwell Varco
D
D
D
PNC
PNC Financial Services
D
C
D
SMFG
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial
D
B
D
STZ
Constellation Brands, Inc.
D
B
D
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
D
C
D
WFC
Wells Fargo & Company
D
C
D

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Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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