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 82 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
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. B C B
ANTM Anthem, Inc. B C B
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. B D B
AXP American Express Company B C B
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. B D B
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. B C B
CAH Cardinal Health, Inc. B C B
CNC Centene Corporation A C B
EBAY eBay Inc. B C B
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. A C B
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
HON Honeywell International Inc. B C B
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. B C B
INCY Incyte Corporation B B B
LIN Linde plc B C B
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. B C B
MAS Masco Corporation B D B
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated B B B
MS Morgan Stanley B B B
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. B C B
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B B B B
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. B C B
PAYX Paychex, Inc. B C B
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. B C B
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. B B B
RTN Raytheon Company B C B
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B C B
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B C B
STT State Street Corporation B B B
TWTR Twitter, Inc. B C B
VRSN VeriSign, Inc. B D B
XYL Xylem Inc. B D B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation C C C
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D C C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Class A C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services D C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D C C
IP International Paper Company C D C
KHC Kraft Heinz Company C C C
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. C D C
MAR Marriott International, Inc. Class A C C C
MET MetLife, Inc. C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C D C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C C C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. C C C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. C C C
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation C C C
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C C
VFC V.F. Corporation C C C
ZNH China Southern Airlines Company Limited D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B C C
AVAL Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA Sponsored ADR Pfd C C C
CTL CenturyLink, Inc. B C C
EIX Edison International B C C
ENB Enbridge Inc. B C C
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C B C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM C C C
SRE Sempra Energy B D C
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A C B C
SYY Sysco Corporation C C C
TU TELUS Corporation B C C
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
UN Unilever NV ADR C C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
WELL Welltower, Inc. C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce D C D
CNHI CNH Industrial NV D C D
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited D C D
DEO Diageo plc Sponsored ADR D C D
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR D B D
HES Hess Corporation D D D
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C D
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation D D D
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company D C D
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. D C D

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