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 49 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
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B C B
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored B C B
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C B
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A B C B
GWRE Guidewire Software, Inc. B D B
HUM Humana Inc. B C B
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. B C B
SPLK Splunk Inc. B C B
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. B C B
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A B C B
WEX WEX Inc. B B B

Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANTM Anthem, Inc. D B C
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C C
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. C C C
EBAY eBay Inc. D B C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. C C C
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. C B C
HES Hess Corporation C C C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. C D C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C B C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc D C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
S Sprint Corp. B C C
TRMB Trimble Inc. D B C
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR C C C

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMGN Amgen Inc. B C C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. C B C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C C
LIN Linde plc B C C
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. C B C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation C B C
OKE ONEOK, Inc. B C C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B C C
UTX United Technologies Corporation C C C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. C C C
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A C B C

Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D C D
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA D C D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
RBS Royal Bank of Scotland Group D D D
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. D B D
SYF Synchrony Financial 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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