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 69 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
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR B B B
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L B B B
APTV Aptiv PLC B C B
ARMK Aramark B C B
CE Celanese Corporation B C B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company B D B
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. B B B
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. A D B
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. B B B
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C B
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. B C B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B C B
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. B C B
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B B B B
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR B C B
PCAR PACCAR Inc B C B
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B C B
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B C B
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B B B
TSCO Tractor Supply Company B C B
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. A C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BMO Bank of Montreal D C C
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR D C C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. C C C
CHU China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce D C C
GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. D C C
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. C C C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation Sponsored ADR C C C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A C D C
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty SiriusXM C D C
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. D C C
ROL Rollins, Inc. D C C
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company Class B C D C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc C C C
VNO Vornado Realty Trust C B C
WY Weyerhaeuser Company C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation B C C
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. C A C
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited C B C
CVX Chevron Corporation C C C
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C B C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C B C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. C B C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C B C
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. Class A C C C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation C C C
SNE Sony Corporation Sponsored ADR C C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group C B C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. D B D
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation F B D
CEO CNOOC Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
CSX CSX Corporation D C D
GE General Electric Company D C D
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. D C D
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc D D D
HUM Humana Inc. D B D
KEY KeyCorp D C D
MPLX MPLX LP D C D
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. D C D
NTR Nutrien Ltd. D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D C D
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. D B D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation F C D
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A D D D
UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated D C D
VIA Viacom Inc. Class A 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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