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
ACGL
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
B
C
B
ALXN
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
B
C
B
ANSS
ANSYS, Inc.
C
B
B
ATHM
Autohome, Inc.
B
B
B
BMO
Bank of Montreal
B
B
B
CP
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
B
C
B
CVE
Cenovus Energy Inc.
B
D
B
D
Dominion Energy Inc
B
C
B
DISCB
Discovery, Inc.
B
B
B
ED
Consolidated Edison, Inc.
A
D
B
ENB
Enbridge Inc.
A
C
B
FLT
FleetCor Technologies, Inc.
B
C
B
FMC
FMC Corporation
B
C
B
FNV
Franco-Nevada Corporation
B
C
B
FRC
First Republic Bank
B
C
B
GM
General Motors Company
B
B
B
GOLD
Barrick Gold Corporation
B
D
B
HON
Honeywell International Inc.
B
C
B
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
B
B
B
JNJ
Johnson & Johnson
B
C
B
LOW
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
B
D
B
MNST
Monster Beverage Corporation
B
B
B
MTD
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
B
B
B
NVS
Novartis
B
D
B
PPL
PPL Corporation
A
C
B
RACE
Ferrari NV
B
B
B
SBAC
SBA Communications Corp.
A
B
B
SPR
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.
B
B
B
TAL
TAL Education Group
C
A
B
TFX
Teleflex Incorporated
B
C
B
WMT
Walmart Inc.
B
B
B
WP
Worldpay, Inc.
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APA
Apache Corporation
C
D
C
APTV
Aptiv PLC
D
C
C
BBY
Best Buy Co., Inc.
D
B
C
CHU
China Unicom (Hong Kong)
C
B
C
CRH
CRH Plc Sponsored ADR
D
C
C
DHI
D.R. Horton, Inc.
D
C
C
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology
C
D
C
GIS
General Mills, Inc.
C
C
C
JCI
Johnson Controls International plc
C
C
C
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband Corp.
C
D
C
MAS
Masco Corporation
C
C
C
MFC
Manulife Financial Corporation
D
C
C
MLCO
Melco Resorts and Entertainment
C
B
C
NEM
Newmont Mining Corporation
C
C
C
RBS
Royal Bank of Scotland Group
C
B
C
RCL
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
C
C
C
SHG
Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd.
D
C
C
SLF
Sun Life Financial Inc.
D
B
C
VMC
Vulcan Materials Company
C
C
C
WMB
Williams Companies, Inc.
C
D
C
YNDX
Yandex
D
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMZN
Amazon.com, Inc.
C
B
C
ARE
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
B
D
C
ATUS
Altice USA, Inc.
B
C
C
BBDO
Banco Bradesco
C
B
C
BXP
Boston Properties, Inc.
B
C
C
CBRE
CBRE Group, Inc.
C
B
C
CHDN
Churchill Downs Incorporated
C
C
C
COG
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
C
B
C
DPZ
Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
B
C
C
E
Eni S.p.A.
B
C
C
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
B
C
C
HUM
Humana Inc.
C
C
C
INVH
Invitation Homes, Inc.
C
B
C
KR
Kroger Co.
C
C
C
MCHP
Microchip Technology Incorporated
C
B
C
NTAP
NetApp, Inc.
C
C
C
NTR
Nutrien Ltd.
B
C
C
TMUS
T-Mobile US, Inc.
B
D
C
UHS
Universal Health Services, Inc.
B
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ASML
ASML Holding
D
C
D
BK
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
D
C
D
BKNG
Booking Holdings Inc.
F
C
D
CMA
Comerica Incorporated
D
B
D
CVS
CVS Health Corporation
D
D
D
CXO
Concho Resources Inc.
D
C
D
EFX
Equifax Inc.
D
D
D
FANG
Diamondback Energy, Inc.
D
C
D
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
D
C
D
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
D
C
D
LRCX
Lam Research Corporation
D
C
D
LSXMA
Liberty Media Corp.
D
C
D
LUV
Southwest Airlines Co.
D
C
D
MTB
M&T Bank Corporation
D
B
D
SCHW
Charles Schwab Corporation
D
C
D
SIRI
Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
D
C
D
SYMC
Symantec Corporation
D
C
D
TEF
Telefonica
D
B
D
VIV
Telefonica Brasil
D
C
D
VLO
Valero Energy Corporation
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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