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 107 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
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
ADBE Adobe Inc. B C B
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc B C B
APTV Aptiv PLC B C B
BTI British American Tobacco PLC Sponsored ADR B C B
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. B B B
DIS Walt Disney Company B C B
DXCM DexCom, Inc. A B B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B B B
EBAY eBay Inc. B C B
EIX Edison International A C B
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Sponsored B B B
GE General Electric Company A C B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B C B
INTU Intuit Inc. B C B
K Kellogg Company B C B
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. B B B
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. Class A B C B
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty SiriusXM B C B
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR B C B
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. B C B
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C B B
PGR Progressive Corporation B C B
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. B C B
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR B B B
SSNC SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. B B B
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. B C B
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. B B B
URI United Rentals, Inc. B C B
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated B C B
WCG WellCare Health Plans, Inc. B B B
YNDX Yandex NV Class A B C B
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. C C C
BA Boeing Company C F C
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Sponsored D B C
BKR Baker Hughes Company Class A D B C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR C D C
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. D C C
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D B C
GDDY GoDaddy, Inc. Class A C A C
GS Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. C D C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
HSIC Henry Schein, Inc. D C C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. C D C
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR D B C
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. C C C
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B C C C
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation C C C
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation C C C
WFC Wells Fargo & Company C D C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AGR Avangrid, Inc. C C C
ALLY Ally Financial Inc B C C
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C C C
CERN Cerner Corporation B C C
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. C B C
CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc. D B C
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited C C C
DE Deere & Company B C C
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C C C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. B C C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. C C C
DTE DTE Energy Company B C C
FRC First Republic Bank C C C
HOLX Hologic, Inc. C C C
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR C B C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company C C C
MCD McDonald’s Corporation C D C
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated B C C
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. C C C
NRG NRG Energy, Inc. C C C
OKE ONEOK, Inc. B C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C C C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation C C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. C C C
REG Regency Centers Corporation C C C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. C C C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B D C
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. C C C
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A C C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc B C C
VST Vistra Energy Corp. C C C
VTR Ventas, Inc. C C C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. C C C
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR C C C
XYL Xylem Inc. C D C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. D C D
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D C D
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company D C D
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A D C D
CAH Cardinal Health, Inc. C D D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D C D
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. D C D
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. D D D
MKL Markel Corporation D C D
ROL Rollins, Inc. D C D
S Sprint Corp. C D D
VNO Vornado Realty Trust D B D
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. D C D
WRK WestRock Company 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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