92 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 92 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
APD
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
B
C
B
AZO
AutoZone, Inc.
B
C
B
BAM
Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
B
C
B
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
C
B
BBDO
Banco Bradesco S.A.
B
B
B
BP
BP p.l.c.
B
B
B
DELL
Dell Technologies Inc
A
C
B
DLR
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
B
C
B
EC
Ecopetrol SA
B
B
B
EL
Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
B
C
B
ENB
Enbridge Inc.
B
C
B
EQNR
Equinor ASA
B
C
B
FTS
Fortis Inc.
A
C
B
GLW
Corning Inc
B
C
B
HES
Hess Corporation
B
C
B
HSY
Hershey Company
B
C
B
INTC
Intel Corporation
B
C
B
ITUB
Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.
B
C
B
KLAC
KLA-Tencor Corporation
B
C
B
LIN
Linde plc
B
C
B
MMC
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
B
B
B
MPLX
MPLX LP
B
B
B
NGG
National Grid plc
B
C
B
ORCL
Oracle Corporation
B
C
B
RELX
RELX PLC
B
C
B
RIO
Rio Tinto plc
B
C
B
SNY
Sanofi
B
C
B
WIT
Wipro Limited
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
C
C
C
AEM
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
C
C
C
CBS
CBS Corporation
C
C
C
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd
C
C
C
DLTR
Dollar Tree, Inc.
C
C
C
ENIA
Enel Americas S.A.
C
D
C
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
C
C
C
ETN
Eaton Corp. Plc
C
C
C
GOLD
Barrick Gold Corporation
C
C
C
HDB
HDFC Bank Limited
C
C
C
K
Kellogg Company
C
C
C
KMB
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
C
D
C
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband Corp.
C
C
C
NVO
Novo Nordisk A/S
C
C
C
ORAN
Orange SA
D
C
C
RDS.B
Royal Dutch Shell Plc
C
C
C
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
C
C
C
TM
Toyota Motor Corp.
D
C
C
UPS
United Parcel Service, Inc.
C
D
C
VIA
Viacom Inc. Class A
C
C
C
VIV
Telefonica Brasil S.A.
D
B
C
YUMC
Yum China Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AKAM
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
C
B
C
AMGN
Amgen Inc.
C
C
C
CTL
CenturyLink, Inc.
C
C
C
DE
Deere & Company
C
C
C
DHR
Danaher Corporation
B
C
C
HOLX
Hologic, Inc.
B
C
C
HRS
Harris Corporation
C
C
C
IEX
IDEX Corporation
C
C
C
KKR
KKR & Co. Inc. Class A
B
C
C
MCD
McDonald’s Corporation
B
C
C
MU
Micron Technology, Inc.
C
C
C
MXIM
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
C
C
C
ROP
Roper Technologies, Inc.
B
C
C
SIRI
Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
C
B
C
SNE
Sony Corporation Sponsored ADR
D
B
C
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical
B
D
C
SSNC
SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.
B
C
C
TSS
Total System Services, Inc.
B
D
C
VALE
Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR
B
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AGN
Allergan plc
D
D
D
BBT
BB&T Corporation
D
C
D
C
Citigroup Inc.
D
C
D
CAT
Caterpillar Inc.
D
C
D
CMA
Comerica Incorporated
D
B
D
CMI
Cummins Inc.
D
B
D
EBAY
eBay Inc.
F
B
D
HMC
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
F
C
D
KEY
KeyCorp
D
C
D
LMT
Lockheed Martin Corporation
D
C
D
LSXMK
Liberty Media Corp.
D
C
D
MLCO
Melco Resorts and Entertainment
D
D
D
NOC
Northrop Grumman Corporation
D
B
D
NTRS
Northern Trust Corporation
D
C
D
RF
Regions Financial Corporation
D
C
D
STI
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
D
C
D
STM
STMicroelectronics
D
C
D
TAP.A
Molson Coors Brewing Company
D
C
D
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
D
C
D
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
D
D
D
USB
U.S. Bancorp
D
C
D
WMT
Walmart Inc.
D
C
D

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Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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