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 53 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
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. B C B
AXP American Express Company B C B
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation B B B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B C B
IX ORIX Corporation Sponsored ADR B C B
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Sponsored C A B
LH Laboratory Corporation of America B C B
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty B C B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B C B
MTN Vail Resorts, Inc. B C B
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation B C B
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc B C B
TROW T. Rowe Price Group B C B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation D B C
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B D C C
CEO CNOOC Limited Sponsored ADR D C C
CI Cigna Corporation D C C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. C C C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR D C C
MS Morgan Stanley D C C
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. C F C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C C
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D B C
STZ.B Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B C B C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. C D C
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B C D C
VLO Valero Energy Corporation C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ARNC Arconic, Inc. B C C
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV C C C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C C C
DIS Walt Disney Company B C C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty B C C
MAS Masco Corporation B C C
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. B C C
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR C C C
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR C C C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored D C D
AVGO Broadcom Inc. D C D
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR D C D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. D B D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CMI Cummins Inc. D C D
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated D C D
ITUB Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Sponsored D B D
KEY KeyCorp D C D
NBL Noble Energy, Inc. D D D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D C D
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR D C D
RF Regions Financial Corporation D C D
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR D C D
XYL Xylem Inc. 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.

Sincerely,
Louis Navellier

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