81 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 81 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
AMZN
Amazon.com, Inc.
B
B
B
BBDO
Banco Bradesco
B
B
B
BCE
BCE Inc.
B
C
B
CBRE
CBRE Group, Inc.
B
B
B
CMCSA
Comcast Corporation
B
C
B
COG
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
B
B
B
CVX
Chevron Corporation
B
C
B
DIS
Walt Disney Company
B
C
B
DOV
Dover Corporation
B
C
B
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
B
C
B
HDB
HDFC Bank Limited
A
C
B
HTHT
Huazhu Group Ltd.
B
C
B
IBN
ICICI Bank Limited
A
C
B
INVH
Invitation Homes, Inc.
B
B
B
KEP
Korea Electric Power Corporation
B
C
B
KMB
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
B
D
B
KSS
Kohl’s Corporation
B
C
B
MELI
MercadoLibre, Inc.
B
C
B
MFGP
Micro Focus International plc
B
C
B
NTAP
NetApp, Inc.
B
C
B
OMC
Omnicom Group Inc
B
C
B
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
B
C
B
RDS.A
Royal Dutch Shell Plc
B
C
B
TMUS
T-Mobile US, Inc.
B
D
B
TRP
TransCanada Corporation
B
C
B
TRU
TransUnion
B
C
B
TU
TELUS Corporation
B
C
B
VALE
Vale
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BEN
Franklin Resources, Inc.
C
C
C
BF.B
Brown-Forman Corporation
C
B
C
BK
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
C
C
C
C
Citigroup Inc.
D
C
C
CB
Chubb Limited
C
D
C
CL
Colgate-Palmolive Company
C
C
C
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
C
C
C
CTRP
Ctrip.com International Ltd
C
C
C
ENIA
Enel Americas
D
B
C
HAS
Hasbro, Inc.
C
C
C
LSXMA
Liberty Media Corp.
C
D
C
LYG
Lloyds Banking Group plc
C
B
C
MLM
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
C
D
C
MMM
3M Company
D
C
C
MO
Altria Group Inc
C
D
C
MTB
M&T Bank Corporation
D
B
C
NUE
Nucor Corporation
D
C
C
ORAN
Orange SA Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
PM
Philip Morris International Inc.
C
C
C
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
C
B
C
SIRI
Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
C
C
C
TEF
Telefonica
D
B
C
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
D
B
C
VIV
Telefonica Brasil
C
C
C
VLO
Valero Energy Corporation
C
C
C
XRAY
DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc.
D
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AGR
Avangrid, Inc.
B
C
C
CME
CME Group Inc. Class A
B
C
C
CVE
Cenovus Energy Inc.
B
D
C
DISCB
Discovery, Inc. Class B
C
B
C
FTV
Fortive Corp.
C
C
C
GM
General Motors Company
C
B
C
GWW
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
C
C
C
HRS
Harris Corporation
C
C
C
IDXX
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
C
C
C
MNST
Monster Beverage Corporation
C
B
C
NDAQ
Nasdaq, Inc.
C
D
C
RMD
ResMed Inc.
C
B
C
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical
B
D
C
TAL
TAL Education Group
C
A
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
CLR
Continental Resources, Inc.
D
D
D
CNQ
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
C
F
D
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
D
C
D
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology
D
D
D
EOG
EOG Resources, Inc.
D
D
D
ETFC
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
D
B
D
MGA
Magna International Inc.
D
C
D
MPC
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
D
C
D
MU
Micron Technology, Inc.
F
C
D
PCG
PG&E Corporation
C
D
D
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
D
B
D
STX
Seagate Technology PLC
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

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