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 53 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
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B C B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR B B B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
DE Deere & Company B C B
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C B C B
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A B B B
ENB Enbridge Inc. B B B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
GD General Dynamics Corporation B C B
INTC Intel Corporation B C B
KOF Coca-Cola FEMSA SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L B C B
STX Seagate Technology PLC B B B
SYY Sysco Corporation B B B
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B B C B
USB U.S. Bancorp B C B
UTX United Technologies Corporation B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L C B C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. C D C
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia C C C
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. C C C
CSX CSX Corporation C C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. D B C
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. C C C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C C C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. C C C
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. C C C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM C C C
MS Morgan Stanley C C C
RF Regions Financial Corporation D C C
STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. C C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. C D C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR C C C
TSLA Tesla Inc C D C
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR C D C
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. D B C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. C B C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B C C
SGEN Seattle Genetics, Inc. B D C
SPLK Splunk Inc. C B C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc C C C
W Wayfair, Inc. Class A C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BIIB Biogen Inc. D B D
BMO Bank of Montreal D C D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Class A D C D
GLW Corning Inc D D D
HPQ HP Inc. D C D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D C D
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR D C D
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. D C D
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation 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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