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 48 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
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
ALGN Align Technology, Inc. B B B
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. B C B
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A B C B
DIS Walt Disney Company B C B
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
NTES NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR B B B
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. B C B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc B C B
SPLK Splunk Inc. B C B
VRSN VeriSign, Inc. B C B
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AVGO Broadcom Inc. C C C
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington D C C
IT Gartner, Inc. D B C
L Loews Corporation C D C
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. D B C
MKL Markel Corporation C C C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR D C C
REG Regency Centers Corporation C C C
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A C D C
XYL Xylem Inc. C D C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AXP American Express Company C C C
BHC Bausch Health Companies Inc. C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C C C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B D C
INCY Incyte Corporation C B C
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P B D C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America B C C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty C C C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. C C C
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd B D C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
BIIB Biogen Inc. D B D
CCL.U Carnival Corporation D B D
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C D
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. D C D
HST Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. D C D
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. D D D
MS Morgan Stanley D C D
NFLX Netflix, Inc. F B D
PSX Phillips 66 D C D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D B D
SU Suncor Energy Inc. D D D
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR D C D
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
WFC Wells Fargo & Company 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.

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