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 68 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
BAP
Credicorp Ltd.
B
C
B
BF.A
Brown-Forman Corporation Class A
B
B
B
C
Citigroup, Inc.
B
C
B
CEO
CNOOC Limited Sponsored ADR
B
C
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
JPM
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
B
B
B
LEN
Lennar Corporation Class A
B
C
B
NDAQ
Nasdaq, Inc.
B
C
B
NEM
Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
B
C
B
NGG
National Grid Plc Sponsored ADR
B
C
B
PAGS
PagSeguro Digital Ltd. Class A
B
B
B
PFG
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
B
B
B
TAL
TAL Education Group Sponsored ADR Class A
B
B
B
WPM
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp
B
C
B
XYL
Xylem Inc.
B
C
B

 

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BNS
Bank of Nova Scotia
C
C
C
BSAC
Banco Santander
C
C
C
BTI
British American Tobacco
D
C
C
CAG
Conagra Brands, Inc.
C
C
C
CE
Celanese Corporation
D
C
C
CFG
Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
D
C
C
CNHI
CNH Industrial NV
D
B
C
CTXS
Citrix Systems, Inc.
D
C
C
DD
DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
D
D
D
GM
General Motors Company
D
B
C
HST
Hosts Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
D
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.B
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B
D
C
C
TECK
TECK Resources Limited Class B
C
C
C
TM
Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR
C
D
C
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
D
B
C
WES
Western Midstream Partners LP
C
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
ANET
Arista Networks, Inc.
C
B
C
CHL
China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR
C
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
IEP
Icahn Enterprises L.P.
B
D
C
IHG
Intercontinental Hotels Group PLC Sponsored ADR
C
C
C
KKR
KKR & Co. Inc. Class A
C
B
C
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
C
C
C
SAP
SAP SE Sponsored ADR
B
C
C
SJR
Shaw Communications Inc. Class B
B
C
C
SPGI
S&P Global, Inc.
B
C
C
TWTR
Twitter, Inc.
C
B
C
UNH
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
C
C
C
UTX
United Technologies Corporation
C
C
C

 

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD
ABIOMED, Inc.
D
B
D
BMRN
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
D
C
D
HUM
Humana Inc.
D
C
D
JD
JD.Com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A
F
A
D
LBTYB
Liberty Global Plc Class B
D
C
D
NOK
Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR
D
C
D
NTAP
NetApp, Inc.
D
C
D
TAP
Molson Coors Brewing Company Class B
D
D
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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