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 75 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
ASX ASE Technology Holding Co., B D B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia B C B
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. B C B
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. C A B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR A C B
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated B C B
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. B B B
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A B D B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B B B
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group PLC B C B
PKG Packaging Corporation of America A C B
SPLK Splunk Inc. B B B
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS B C B
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. B C B
TSCO Tractor Supply Company B C B
TU TELUS Corporation B C B
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. A C B
UAL United Airlines Holdings, Inc. B B B
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
XYL Xylem Inc. B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D B C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. C C C
CHU China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C D B C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. D B C
FMX Fomento Economico C C C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C D C
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
IP International Paper Company C C C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation Sponsored ADR B C C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A C D C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM C C C
NTR Nutrien Ltd. C C C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR D C C
ROL Rollins, Inc. C C C
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
SQ Square, Inc. Class A D B C
SUZ Suzano SA Sponsored ADR C C C
WCG WellCare Health Plans, Inc. D C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR C B C
AES AES Corporation B D C
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited C B C
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. C C C
DE Deere & Company B 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
EQH AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. C B C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation C C C
MET MetLife, Inc. C C C
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR C C C
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored ADR C B C
PPL PPL Corporation B C C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C C C
USB U.S. Bancorp C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation D B D
CTRP Ctrip.com International Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D B D
FTI TechnipFMC Plc D C D
GE General Electric Company D C D
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. D C D
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. D C D
IX ORIX Corporation Sponsored ADR D D D
KR Kroger Co. D C D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D C D
PAA Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. D B D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D C D
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A D D D
WES Western Midstream Partners LP 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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