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 83 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
BIO.B Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Class B A C B
PSA Public Storage B D B
ALGN Align Technology, Inc. B B B
AMGN Amgen Inc. B C B
CI Cigna Corporation B B B
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A B C B
STZ.B Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B B C B
DE Deere & Company B C B
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. B C B
JNJ Johnson & Johnson B C B
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B B B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. B B B
ATO Atmos Energy Corporation B C B
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation B C B
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B B B
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. B B B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
SYY Sysco Corporation B C B
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation B B B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. B C B
UN Unilever NV ADR B C B
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. B B B
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation B C B
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C B
ROL Rollins, Inc. B C B
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA B C B
ENB Enbridge Inc. B D B
KR Kroger Co. A B B
NI NiSource Inc B C B
TLK PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia B C B
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. B C B
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
VAR Varian Medical Systems, Inc. C C C
DTE DTE Energy Company C C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C D C
REG Regency Centers Corporation C D C
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc C C C
MGA Magna International Inc. C C C
CEA China Eastern Airlines Corporation D B C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. C C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C C
CNHI CNH Industrial NV C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. B C C
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A C C C
LIN Linde plc B C C
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. C B C
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. C C C
UTX United Technologies Corporation C C C
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. C C C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc B D C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B C C
SQ Square, Inc. Class A C B C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B C C
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR C B C
PSXP Phillips 66 Partners LP C B C
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty B C C
MS Morgan Stanley C B C
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A C B C
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B D C
GE General Electric Company C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. D C D
MAR Marriott International, Inc. Class A D C D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D D D
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV D D D
DFS Discover Financial Services D C D
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. D C D
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. D C D
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C D
ORCL Oracle Corporation D C D
L Loews Corporation D C D
PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc. D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D C D
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation D C D
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR D B D
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A D B D
MGM MGM Resorts International D C D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. D B D
ITUB Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. D C D
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. D B D
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. 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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