112 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 112 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
C
B
AMTD
TD Ameritrade Holding
B
B
B
ATUS
Altice USA, Inc.
B
C
B
BXP
Boston Properties, Inc.
B
C
B
CBRE
CBRE Group, Inc.
B
B
B
CNI
Canadian National Railway
B
C
B
FRC
First Republic Bank
B
C
B
GM
General Motors Company
C
A
B
HOLX
Hologic, Inc.
B
C
B
HRS
Harris Corporation
B
C
B
KMI
Kinder Morgan Inc
B
C
B
MU
Micron Technology, Inc.
B
C
B
NDAQ
Nasdaq, Inc.
B
C
B
NLY
Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
B
C
B
QSR
Restaurant Brands International Inc
B
C
B
REG
Regency Centers Corporation
B
C
B
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
B
B
B
TRU
TransUnion
B
C
B
VFC
V.F. Corporation
B
B
B
WAT
Waters Corporation
B
B
B
WLTW
Willis Towers Watson Public Limited
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
C
C
C
BIP
Brookfield Infrastructure
C
C
C
BK
Bank of New York Mellon
C
C
C
C
Citigroup Inc.
D
C
C
CMA
Comerica Incorporated
C
B
C
CMI
Cummins Inc.
D
B
C
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
C
B
C
EDU
New Oriental Educ. & Technology
C
D
C
EFX
Equifax Inc.
C
D
C
GYRO
Gyrodyne LLC
D
C
C
HMC
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
D
C
C
KEY
KeyCorp
D
C
C
LUV
Southwest Airlines Co.
C
C
C
MLCO
Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd
C
D
C
NTRS
Northern Trust Corporation
C
C
C
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
C
C
C
ROK
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
D
B
C
SPI
SPI Energy Co Ltd
D
C
C
STM
STMicroelectronics NV
D
C
C
SU
Suncor Energy Inc.
C
C
C
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
C
C
C
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
C
C
C
USB
U.S. Bancorp
C
C
C
UTX
United Technologies Corporation
D
B
C
WMB
Williams Companies, Inc.
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AZN
Astrazeneca PLC
B
C
C
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
D
C
BBDO
Banco Bradesco S.A.
C
B
C
BDX
Becton, Dickinson and Company
B
C
C
BF.A
Brown-Forman Corporation
C
C
C
BIIB
Biogen Inc.
C
C
C
DISCB
Discovery, Inc.
B
C
C
DLR
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
C
C
C
EC
Ecopetrol SA
C
C
C
EIX
Edison International
C
C
C
EL
Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
C
C
C
EQNR
Equinor ASA
C
C
C
HPQ
HP Inc.
C
C
C
HSIC
Henry Schein, Inc.
B
C
C
IBN
ICICI Bank Limited
C
C
C
IT
Gartner, Inc.
C
C
C
ITUB
Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.
C
C
C
KMB
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
C
D
D
NVS
Novartis AG
C
D
C
ORCL
Oracle Corporation
C
C
C
SBAC
SBA Communications Corp.
B
D
C
SKM
SK Telecom Co., Ltd.
C
C
C
SNY
Sanofi
C
C
C
TSLA
Tesla Inc
C
C
C
UL
Unilever PLC
C
C
C
UN
Unilever NV ADR
C
C
C
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
C
C
C
XYL
Xylem Inc.
C
C
C
YNDX
Yandex NV
C
B
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABBV
AbbVie, Inc.
D
D
D
APC
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
D
C
D
BF.B
Brown-Forman Corporation
D
C
D
BMY
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
D
B
D
CB
Chubb Limited
D
C
D
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd
D
D
D
EA
Electronic Arts Inc.
D
B
D
ENIA
Enel Americas S.A.
D
D
D
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
D
C
D
GILD
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
D
C
D
HBAN
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
D
C
D
HDB
HDFC Bank Limited
D
C
D
JCI
Johnson Controls International plc
D
D
D
K
Kellogg Company
D
C
D
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband Corp.
D
C
D
LSXMB
Liberty Media Corp.
D
C
D
LVS
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
D
D
D
MGM
MGM Resorts International
D
C
D
NBL
Noble Energy, Inc.
D
C
D
NVDA
NVIDIA Corporation
D
C
D
NVO
Novo Nordisk A/S
D
C
D
ORAN
Orange SA Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
PXD
Pioneer Natural Resources Company
D
C
D
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
D
D
D
RDS.B
Royal Dutch Shell Plc
D
C
D
RTN
Raytheon Company
D
C
D
SSL
Sasol Limited
D
C
D
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
D
C
D
T
AT&T Inc.
D
C
D
TM
Toyota Motor Corp.
D
C
D
TRV
Travelers Companies, Inc.
D
C
D
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
D
D
D
VIA
Viacom Inc. Class A
D
C
D
VIV
Telefonica Brasil S.A.
D
B
D
WYNN
Wynn Resorts, Limited
D
C
D
YUMC
Yum China Holdings, Inc.
D
C
D
ZBH
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, 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

Louis Navellier

More Louis Navellier

Twitter

Facebook

RSS Feed

Little Book

InvestorPlace Network

InvestorPlace.com