146 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 146 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
DE
Deere & Company
B
C
B
DISCB
Discovery, Inc. Class B
B
B
B
FNF
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. – FNF Group
B
C
B
HAS
Hasbro, Inc.
B
C
B
LBRDA
Liberty Broadband Corp. Class A
A
D
B
MRVL
Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
B
D
B
NEBU
Nebula Acquisition Corporation Class A
B
C
B
NTES
NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
RELX
RELX PLC Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
SAP
SAP SE Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
SPI
SPI Energy Co Ltd
B
C
B
SUZ
Suzano SA Sponsored ADR
B
B
B
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
B
B
B
TLK
PT Telekomunikasi
B
C
B
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMAT
Applied Materials, Inc.
D
C
C
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
COF
Capital One Financial Corporation
C
C
C
EBAY
eBay Inc.
C
B
C
ENIA
Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR
D
B
C
F
Ford Motor Company
C
C
C
GYRO
Gyrodyne LLC
C
C
C
LEN
Lennar Corporation Class A
C
C
C
LMT
Lockheed Martin Corporation
C
B
C
LYG
Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR
C
B
C
MGA
Magna International Inc.
C
C
C
MO
Altria Group Inc
C
C
C
PCG
PG&E Corporation
C
D
C
STZ
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A
D
C
C
TEL
TE Connectivity Ltd.
C
C
C
URI
United Rentals, Inc.
D
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AGR
Avangrid, Inc.
C
C
C
ALLY
Ally Financial Inc
C
B
C
AMGN
Amgen Inc.
C
C
C
AXP
American Express Company
B
C
C
BA
Boeing Company
B
D
C
BABA
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
C
B
C
BDX
Becton, Dickinson and Company
C
C
C
BMO
Bank of Montreal
C
B
C
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
C
C
C
BP
BP p.l.c.
C
B
C
BXP
Boston Properties, Inc.
B
C
C
CERN
Cerner Corporation
C
C
C
CF
CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
B
D
C
CHL
China Mobile Limited
C
C
C
COP
ConocoPhillips
D
B
C
CTXS
Citrix Systems, Inc.
D
C
C
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
C
C
C
DFS
Discover Financial Services
C
C
C
EMR
Emerson Electric Co.
C
B
C
EQIX
Equinix, Inc.
C
C
C
ET
Energy Transfer, L.P.
C
C
C
FB
Facebook, Inc.
C
C
C
FTV
Fortive Corp.
B
C
C
GSK
GlaxoSmithKline plc
C
B
C
GWW
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
C
C
C
HD
Home Depot, Inc.
C
C
C
HES
Hess Corporation
C
C
C
HLT
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc
C
C
C
HOLX
Hologic, Inc.
B
C
C
HRS
Harris Corporation
C
B
C
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
C
B
C
ICE
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
B
C
C
INTC
Intel Corporation
C
C
C
ISRG
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
C
C
C
LLL
L3 Technologies Inc
C
C
C
LNG
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
B
D
C
LW
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.
B
C
C
MDT
Medtronic plc
C
C
C
MMM
3M Company
C
C
C
MMP
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
C
C
C
MOS
Mosaic Company
D
C
C
MPLX
MPLX LP
C
C
C
MSVB
Mid-Southern Bancorp, Inc.
C
C
C
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
C
B
C
NOK
Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
NTAP
NetApp, Inc.
C
C
C
PAA
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
C
B
C
PFE
Pfizer Inc.
B
D
C
PH
Parker-Hannifin Corporation
C
B
C
PTC
PTC Inc.
C
C
C
RCI
Rogers Communications Inc. Class B
B
C
C
RCL
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
C
C
C
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
D
C
C
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
C
C
C
SYK
Stryker Corporation
C
C
C
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
C
C
C
TFX
Teleflex Incorporated
C
C
C
TGT
Target Corporation
C
C
C
TRU
TransUnion
C
C
C
VALE
Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR
C
B
C
XRAY
DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc.
C
C
C
XYL
Xylem Inc.
C
B
C
YUMC
Yum China Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C
ZBH
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
F
C
D
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
F
D
D
AMTD
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
D
B
D
APA
Apache Corporation
D
C
D
BBT
BB&T Corporation
D
C
D
BK
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
D
C
D
CAG
Conagra Brands, Inc.
D
C
D
CHU
China Unicom
F
C
D
CI
Cigna Corporation
D
C
D
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
D
C
D
CTSH
Cognizant Technology Solutions
D
C
D
CVX
Chevron Corporation
D
C
D
E
Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR
F
D
D
EOG
EOG Resources, Inc.
D
C
D
EQNR
Equinor ASA Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
ETFC
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
F
B
D
FANG
Diamondback Energy, Inc.
D
C
D
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
D
C
D
HPQ
HP Inc.
D
D
D
HUM
Humana Inc.
F
C
D
IBM
International Business Machines Corporation
D
C
D
JD
JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A
D
C
D
KEY
KeyCorp
D
C
D
LH
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
D
D
D
LNC
Lincoln National Corporation
D
C
D
LSXMA
Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty SiriusXM
D
D
D
MET
MetLife, Inc.
D
C
D
MS
Morgan Stanley
D
C
D
MTB
M&T Bank Corporation
D
C
D
NTRS
Northern Trust Corporation
D
C
D
NUE
Nucor Corporation
D
C
D
ORAN
Orange SA Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
F
B
D
PFG
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
D
C
D
PNC
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
D
C
D
PRU
Prudential Financial, Inc.
D
D
D
PSX
Phillips 66
F
C
D
PTR
PetroChina Company Limited Sponsored ADR
D
D
D
PXD
Pioneer Natural Resources Company
D
D
D
RDS.A
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored ADR Class A
D
C
D
S
Sprint Corp.
D
D
D
SCHW
Charles Schwab Corporation
F
B
D
SIRI
Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
D
C
D
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
F
B
D
SPOT
Spotify Technology SA
D
C
D
STM
STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS
D
C
D
T
AT&T Inc.
D
C
D
TOT
Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B
D
C
D
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
D
B
D
UPS
United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B
D
C
D
WFC
Wells Fargo & Company
D
C
D

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Sincerely,

Louis Navellier

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