61 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 61 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
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
B
C
B
BSBR
Banco Santander 
B
B
B
DISCB
Discovery, Inc. 
B
B
B
FFIV
F5 Networks, Inc.
B
C
B
FRC
First Republic Bank
B
C
B
FTV
Fortive Corp.
B
C
B
INCY
Incyte Corporation
B
C
B
INTC
Intel Corporation
B
C
B
NTR
Nutrien Ltd.
B
C
B
TMUS
T-Mobile US, Inc.
B
D
B
TXN
Texas Instruments Incorporated
B
C
B
VNO
Vornado Realty Trust
C
B
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMP
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
D
C
C
ASML
ASML Holding
C
C
C
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
C
C
C
CNHI
CNH Industrial NV
D
B
C
EOG
EOG Resources, Inc.
C
C
C
FNF
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. 
C
D
C
ITW
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
C
C
C
LRCX
Lam Research Corporation
C
C
C
MET
MetLife, Inc.
C
C
C
MFC
Manulife Financial Corporation
D
C
C
MXIM
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
C
C
C
PTR
PetroChina Company Limited 
C
D
C
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
D
B
C
SNAP
Snap, Inc. 
D
C
C
STX
Seagate Technology PLC
D
C
C
SWKS
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
D
C
C
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
C
C
C
VIA
Viacom Inc.
C
C
C
VIV
Telefonica Brasil 
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AFL
Aflac Incorporated
B
C
C
ALGN
Align Technology, Inc.
C
B
C
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
C
B
C
BURL
Burlington Stores, Inc.
B
C
C
COP
ConocoPhillips
C
B
C
EL
Estee Lauder Companies Inc. 
C
B
C
MOS
Mosaic Company
C
C
C
NGG
National Grid 
C
C
C
NTAP
NetApp, Inc.
C
C
C
NVO
Novo Nordisk 
C
C
C
RELX
RELX PLC 
C
C
C
SAP
SAP SE
C
C
C
TGT
Target Corporation
B
C
C
TSLA
Tesla Inc
C
C
C
UN
Unilever NV ADR
C
C
C
UNH
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
D
D
D
C
Citigroup Inc.
D
C
D
CERN
Cerner Corporation
D
C
D
ENIA
Enel Americas 
F
B
D
EQNR
Equinor
D
C
D
HUM
Humana Inc.
D
C
D
LYG
Lloyds Banking Group 
D
B
D
MO
Altria Group Inc
D
D
D
PM
Philip Morris International Inc.
D
C
D
SNP
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation 
D
D
D
TOT
Total SA 
D
C
D
TRV
Travelers Companies, Inc.
D
C
D
VLO
Valero Energy Corporation
D
C
D
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
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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