86 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 86 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
ACN
Accenture Plc 
B
B
B
ALGN
Align Technology, Inc.
B
B
B
AMGN
Amgen Inc.
B
C
B
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
B
B
B
APH
Amphenol Corporation Class A
B
C
B
ARE
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
A
D
B
ATUS
Altice USA, Inc. Class A
B
C
B
BURL
Burlington Stores, Inc.
B
C
B
BXP
Boston Properties, Inc.
B
C
B
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
B
C
B
GIS
General Mills, Inc.
A
C
B
GOOGL
Alphabet Inc. Class A
B
C
B
GPN
Global Payments Inc.
B
D
B
IDXX
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
B
C
B
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
B
C
B
KLAC
KLA-Tencor Corporation
B
C
B
KMX
CarMax, Inc.
B
C
B
MMP
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
B
C
B
MPLX
MPLX LP
B
C
B
NVO
Novo Nordisk 
B
C
B
ORCL
Oracle Corporation
B
B
B
QCOM
QUALCOMM Incorporated
B
C
B
SAP
SAP SE Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
SPI
SPI Energy Co Ltd
B
C
B
TAL
TAL Education Group 
C
A
B
TGT
Target Corporation
B
C
B
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
B
C
B
TLK
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia 
B
C
B
TRMB
Trimble Inc.
B
B
B
TSLA
Tesla Inc
B
C
B
TWTR
Twitter, Inc.
B
B
B
YUMC
Yum China Holdings, Inc.
B
C
B
ZBH
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
B
D
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
CERN
Cerner Corporation
C
C
C
CPB
Campbell Soup Company
C
C
C
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
C
C
C
EBAY
eBay Inc.
D
B
C
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc.
C
D
C
EFX
Equifax Inc.
C
D
C
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
C
C
C
MAR
Marriott International, Inc. 
D
C
C
MRVL
Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
C
D
C
NTES
NetEase, Inc. 
C
C
C
SJM
J.M. Smucker Company
C
C
C
TECK
Teck Resources Limited Class B
C
D
C
TRV
Travelers Companies, Inc.
C
C
C
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 
C
C
C
TSN
Tyson Foods, Inc. 
C
C
C
VIAB
Viacom Inc. Class B
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD
ABIOMED, Inc.
C
B
C
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
C
C
BBDO
Banco Bradesco 
C
B
C
BIIB
Biogen Inc.
C
C
C
BMO
Bank of Montreal
C
B
C
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
C
C
C
CBRE
CBRE Group, Inc. 
C
B
C
CNC
Centene Corporation
C
C
C
CVX
Chevron Corporation
B
C
C
FRC
First Republic Bank
C
C
C
HES
Hess Corporation
B
D
C
INTC
Intel Corporation
C
C
C
KEP
Korea Electric Power Corporation 
D
C
D
OMC
Omnicom Group Inc
C
C
C
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
C
C
C
PSX
Phillips 66
C
C
C
RDS.A
Royal Dutch Shell Plc 
C
C
C
TMUS
T-Mobile US, Inc.
B
D
C
TRU
TransUnion
B
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMTD
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
F
B
D
APA
Apache Corporation
D
D
D
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
D
C
D
BSAC
Banco Santander-Chile 
D
C
D
CL
Colgate-Palmolive Company
D
C
D
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
D
C
D
LSXMA
Liberty Media Corp. 
D
D
D
MET
MetLife, Inc.
D
C
D
MFC
Manulife Financial Corporation
D
C
D
MTB
M&T Bank Corporation
D
B
D
PTR
PetroChina Company Limited
D
D
D
SIRI
Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
D
C
D
SNE
Sony Corporation 
D
B
D
SU
Suncor Energy Inc.
D
D
D
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
D
C
D
TEF
Telefonica 
D
B
D
TXT
Textron Inc.
D
C
D
VIV
Telefonica
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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