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 56 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
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B D B
BAC Bank of America Corp B C B
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company B D B
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation C A B
DIS Walt Disney Company B C B
ORCL Oracle Corporation B C B
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored ADR B C B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B C B
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A B B B
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR B C B
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B B D B
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ERIC Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson C C C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C D C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C C
PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. D C C
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C C
TFC Truist Financial Corporation C C C
USB U.S. Bancorp C C C
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALGN Align Technology, Inc. C B C
ANTM Anthem, Inc. C C C
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. C D C
AXP American Express Company C C C
AZO AutoZone, Inc. B C C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C C C
CB Chubb Limited C B C
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc C C C
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C C C
EBAY eBay Inc. C C C
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. C C C
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. B C C
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. C B C
HON Honeywell International Inc. B C C
INCY Incyte Corporation C B C
JCI Johnson Controls International plc C C C
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. C C C
MCD McDonald’s Corporation B C C
O Realty Income Corporation C B C
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. C C C
PAYX Paychex, Inc. C C C
PCAR PACCAR Inc B C C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. B D C
PSA Public Storage C D C
RTN Raytheon Company C C C
TLK PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia C C C
TWTR Twitter, Inc. B C C
XYL Xylem Inc. B D C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AVAL Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores D C D
CEA China Eastern Airlines Corporation D B D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions D C D
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano D C D
IAC IAC/InterActiveCorp. D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
ZNH China Southern Airlines Company D B 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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