Weekly Upgrades and Downgrades

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 60 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
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
B
B
B
BXP
Boston Properties, Inc.
B
C
B
CB
Chubb Limited
B
C
B
CHL
China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
CPB
Campbell Soup Company
A
C
B
DHI
D.R. Horton, Inc.
B
C
B
DISH
DISH Network Corporation Class A
B
C
B
FNF
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. – FNF Group
B
B
B
FNV
Franco-Nevada Corporation
B
C
B
GSK
GlaxoSmithKline plc Sponsored ADR
B
B
B
IEP
Icahn Enterprises L.P.
B
D
B
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
B
C
B
INFO
IHS Markit Ltd.
B
C
B
ITUB
Itau Unibanco Holding
B
B
B
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
B
C
B
KSU
Kansas City Southern
B
C
B
LEN
Lennar Corporation Class A
B
C
B
MCO
Moody’s Corporation
B
C
B
MDT
Medtronic plc
B
C
B
NTES
NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR
B
B
B
OKE
ONEOK, Inc.
B
C
B
PM
Philip Morris International Inc.
B
D
B
RACE
Ferrari NV
B
C
B
SAP
SAP SE Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
SNE
Sony Corporation Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
VIAB
Viacom Inc. Class B
B
B
B
VNO
Vornado Realty Trust
B
B
B
VRTX
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
B
B
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
C
C
C
AMTD
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
D
C
C
AMX
America Movil
D
B
C
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
C
C
C
CAH
Cardinal Health, Inc.
D
B
C
CI
Cigna Corporation
D
C
C
COP
ConocoPhillips
D
B
C
GWW
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
D
C
C
JD
JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A
C
A
C
STI
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
C
C
C
TEF
Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR
D
B
C
WES
Western Midstream Partners LP
C
C
C
XOM
Exxon Mobil Corporation
C
D
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APH
Amphenol Corporation Class A
C
C
C
EQH
AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc.
C
C
C
ETN
Eaton Corp. Plc
C
C
C
KSS
Kohl’s Corporation
B
C
C
PBR.A
Petroleo Brasileiro
B
C
C
TLK
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia
C
B
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
D
D
D
AGN
Allergan plc
D
D
D
BF.B
Brown-Forman Corporation Class B
D
B
D
CRH
CRH Plc Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
DE
Deere & Company
D
C
D
EMR
Emerson Electric Co.
D
C
D
NUE
Nucor Corporation
F
C
D
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors NV
D
C
D
RJF
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
D
B
D
SLF
Sun Life Financial Inc.
D
C
D
VALE
Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR
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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