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 57 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
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. B C B
ASML ASML Holding NV ADR B C B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. B C B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. B C B
INTC Intel Corporation B C B
JD JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B B B
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. Class A C B B
LW Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. B C B
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B B C B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B C B
OTEX Open Text Corporation B B B
SGEN Seattle Genetics, Inc. B D B
TAL TAL Education Group Sponsored ADR Class A B C B
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
VST Vistra Energy Corp. B B B
XYL Xylem Inc. B C B
ZTO ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
GDDY GoDaddy, Inc. Class A C D C
PSX Phillips 66 D C C
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored ADR Class A C D C
SPOT Spotify Technology SA D C C
SUZ Suzano SA Sponsored ADR C C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. C D C
TSLA Tesla Inc C D C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
WYNN Wynn Resorts, Limited C C C
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation C D C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Sponsored ADR C C C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C B C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. B C C
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C C C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson C C C
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. C C C
MAR Marriott International, Inc. Class A B D C
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. C C C
PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc. C C C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. B C C
PPL PPL Corporation B C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B C C C
RY Royal Bank of Canada C C C
SYY Sysco Corporation C C C
VIAB Viacom Inc. Class B C B C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L D C D
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D D D
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation D C D
CNHI CNH Industrial NV D C D
COF Capital One Financial Corporation D C D
CSX CSX Corporation D C D
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. D C D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D C D
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. D F D
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR D C D
VNO Vornado Realty Trust D B D
WPP WPP Plc 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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