97 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 97 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
ACGL
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
B
C
B
AEM
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
B
D
B
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
B
B
B
BIIB
Biogen Inc.
B
C
B
BIP
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.
B
C
B
CNI
Canadian National Railway Company
B
C
B
ED
Consolidated Edison, Inc.
B
D
B
ENB
Enbridge Inc.
B
C
B
EQIX
Equinix, Inc.
B
B
B
GM
General Motors Company
C
B
B
GOLD
Barrick Gold Corporation
B
D
B
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
B
B
B
JEC
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
B
B
B
KR
Kroger Co.
B
C
B
LIN
Linde plc
B
C
B
LOW
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
B
C
B
PEP
PepsiCo, Inc.
B
C
B
PSX
Phillips 66
B
C
B
SJR
Shaw Communications Inc.
B
C
B
WMT
Walmart Inc.
B
B
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APA
Apache Corporation
C
C
C
CL
Colgate-Palmolive Company
C
C
C
CMI
Cummins Inc.
D
C
C
DHI
D.R. Horton, Inc.
D
C
C
DVN
Devon Energy Corporation
C
C
C
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
C
C
C
ETN
Eaton Corp. Plc
C
C
C
HLT
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc
C
C
C
MAR
Marriott International, Inc.
D
C
C
MMP
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
D
C
C
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
D
C
C
RBS
Royal Bank of Scotland Group
D
B
C
SU
Suncor Energy Inc.
C
D
C
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AFL
Aflac Incorporated
B
C
C
AGR
Avangrid, Inc.
C
C
C
ALXN
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
C
C
C
AMGN
Amgen Inc.
C
C
C
AMZN
Amazon.com, Inc.
C
B
C
ANSS
ANSYS, Inc.
C
C
C
BBDO
Banco Bradesco
C
B
C
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
C
C
C
EQNR
Equinor
C
C
C
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
B
C
C
FNV
Franco-Nevada Corporation
B
C
C
GPN
Global Payments Inc.
B
D
C
INFO
IHS Markit Ltd.
B
C
C
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
B
C
C
KSS
Kohl’s Corporation
C
C
C
MCHP
Microchip Technology Incorporated
C
B
C
MTD
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
C
B
C
NDAQ
Nasdaq, Inc.
B
D
C
NTR
Nutrien Ltd.
B
C
C
PHG
Royal Philips
C
C
C
SBAC
SBA Communications Corp.
C
D
C
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
B
D
C
SPGI
S&P Global, Inc.
C
C
C
TAL
TAL Education Group
C
A
C
TRU
TransUnion
C
C
C
TSLA
Tesla Inc
C
C
C
VNO
Vornado Realty Trust
C
B
C
WIT
Wipro Limited
C
B
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
D
C
D
AMX
America Movil
F
C
D
ASML
ASML Holding
D
C
D
BBT
BB&T Corporation
D
C
D
BK
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
D
C
D
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd
D
C
D
CLR
Continental Resources, Inc.
D
D
D
CNA
CNA Financial Corporation
D
D
D
CTL
CenturyLink, Inc.
D
D
D
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology
D
D
D
ENIA
Enel Americas
D
C
D
FANG
Diamondback Energy, Inc.
D
C
D
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
D
C
D
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
D
C
D
IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group
D
C
D
JPM
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
D
C
D
L
Loews Corporation
D
D
D
LBRDA
Liberty Broadband Corp.
C
D
D
LSXMB
Liberty Media Corp.
D
C
D
LUV
Southwest Airlines Co.
D
C
D
MTB
M&T Bank Corporation
D
B
D
MXIM
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
D
C
D
NVO
Novo Nordisk
D
C
D
ORAN
Orange
D
C
D
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
D
C
D
SCHW
Charles Schwab Corporation
D
C
D
STI
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
D
C
D
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
D
C
D
TAP
Molson Coors Brewing Company
D
D
D
TECK
Teck Resources Limited
D
D
D
TEVA
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
D
D
D
VALE
Vale
D
C
D
VIV
Telefonica Brasil
D
B
D
WMB
Williams Companies, Inc.
C
D
D
YNDX
Yandex
D
C
D

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Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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