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 48 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
AEM
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
B
C
B
AGR
Avangrid, Inc.
B
C
B
APH
Amphenol Corporation Class A
B
C
B
AVGO
Broadcom Inc.
B
C
B
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
C
B
BF.A
Brown-Forman Corporation Class A
B
B
B
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
DAL
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
B
B
B
EIX
Edison International
B
C
B
EXPE
Expedia Group, Inc.
B
C
B
FMC
FMC Corporation
B
C
B
GOLD
Barrick Gold Corporation
B
C
B
GSK
GlaxoSmithKline plc Sponsored ADR
B
B
B
MRVL
Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
B
D
B
NDAQ
Nasdaq, Inc.
B
C
B
NEM
Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
B
C
B
PAGS
PagSeguro Digital Ltd. Class A
B
B
B
VMC
Vulcan Materials Company
B
B
B
WMB
Williams Companies, Inc.
B
C
B
WPM
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BSAC
Banco Santander
C
C
C
BTI
British American Tobacco
D
C
C
CAG
Conagra Brands, Inc.
C
C
C
CCL.U
Carnival Corporation
C
C
C
CE
Celanese Corporation
D
C
C
CFG
Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
D
C
C
CNHI
CNH Industrial NV
D
B
C
GM
General Motors Company
D
B
C
K
Kellogg Company
C
C
C
LBTYA
Liberty Global Plc Class A
C
C
C
MGM
MGM Resorts International
C
D
C
RDS.B
Royal Dutch Shell Plc
C
C
C
RTN
Raytheon Company
D
C
C
STZ
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A
D
C
C
WPP
WPP Plc Sponsored ADR
D
C
C
XOM
Exxon Mobil Corporation
C
D
C

 

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BURL
Burlington Stores, Inc.
B
C
C
DPZ
Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
B
C
C
GDDY
GoDaddy, Inc. Class A
C
B
C
HCM
Hutchison China Meditech Ltd
C
C
C
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
C
C
C
SJR
Shaw Communications Inc. Class B
B
C
C
SNE
Sony Corporation Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
SPLK
Splunk Inc.
C
C
C
UNH
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD
ABIOMED, Inc.
D
B
D
CHRW
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
D
C
D
COP
ConocoPhillips
D
B
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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