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 60 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
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd B C B
CVS CVS Health Corporation B C B
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. A C B
DVA DaVita Inc. B B B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B B B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
FAST Fastenal Company B C B
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR B B B
KDP Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc. B B B
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. B B B
MCK McKesson Corporation B C B
OKE ONEOK, Inc. B C B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc B C B
S Sprint Corp. B C B
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B C B
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A B B B
STZ.B Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B B B B
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C D C
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. C B C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A C C C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D C C
DE Deere & Company C C C
ETFC E*TRADE Financial Corporation C C C
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. D C C
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. D C C
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group PLC C C C
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored D C C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR C C C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company D C C
RBS Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc D C C
TSCO Tractor Supply Company C C C
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B C D C
VFC V.F. Corporation C C C
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies C B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABT Abbott Laboratories C B C
AIG American International Group, Inc. B C C
ALLY Ally Financial Inc C C C
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. C B C
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. C B C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc B D C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. C B C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B D C
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A 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
A Agilent Technologies, Inc. D C D
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D C D
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C D
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. D C D
F Ford Motor Company D C D
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB D C D
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc D C D
MAR Marriott International, Inc. Class A D C D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. F B D
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. D D D
RCL Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. D D D
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. D C D
VNO Vornado Realty Trust D C D
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR 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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