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 74 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
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B C B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
BAP Credicorp Ltd. B C B
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR B B B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C B B B
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. B D B
ENB Enbridge Inc. B B B
F Ford Motor Company B C B
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A B D B
GL Globe Life Inc. B C B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B B B
INTC Intel Corporation B C B
KOF Coca-Cola FEMSA SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L B C B
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B B B B
SJR Shaw Communications Inc. Class B B C B
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS B C B
STX Seagate Technology PLC B B B
SYY Sysco Corporation B B B
TROW T. Rowe Price Group B B B
UTX United Technologies Corporation B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation D B C
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L C B C
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Sponsored ADR D B C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. C D C
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia C C C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR C D C
CSX CSX Corporation C C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. C B C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR C C C
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. C C C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C D C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C C C
IMO Imperial Oil Limited D C C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. C C C
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. C C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation C C C
SCHW Charles Schwab 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
VNO Vornado Realty Trust D B C
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. D B C
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
ANTM Anthem, Inc. C C C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. C C C
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C C B C
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. C B C
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. C C C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. C C C
PPL PPL Corporation B C C
SGEN Seattle Genetics, Inc. C D C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B C C
SPLK Splunk Inc. C B C
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. C C C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc C C C
W Wayfair, Inc. Class A C C C
XYL Xylem Inc. C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
BIIB Biogen Inc. D B D
BMO Bank of Montreal D C D
CBS.A CBS Corporation Class A D C D
CHL China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
FRC First Republic Bank D C D
GLW Corning Inc D D D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D C D
MO Altria Group Inc 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

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