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 85 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
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company B B B
AFL Aflac Incorporated B C B
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A B C B
BTI British American Tobacco A C B
CAT Caterpillar Inc. B C B
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. B C B
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. A C B
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR B C B
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington B C B
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. B C B
GD General Dynamics Corporation B C B
IEX IDEX Corporation B C B
INCY Incyte Corporation B B B
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. B B B
KHC Kraft Heinz Company B C B
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated B C B
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. B B B
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation B D B
PAYX Paychex, Inc. B C B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc B C B
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B D B
PSA Public Storage B D B
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR B C B
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B C B
STT State Street Corporation B B B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
TOT Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B B C B
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR B C B
UNP Union Pacific Corporation B C B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation C B C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR C D C
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc B C B
CEO CNOOC Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
CHL China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C C C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. C B C
ENIC Enel Chile SA Sponsored ADR C C C
GIB CGI Inc. Class A C C C
MO Altria Group Inc C D C
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. C C C
PFE Pfizer Inc. C C C
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc C D C
RDS.B Royal Dutch Shell Plc C D C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. C D C
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. C C C
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. C C C
AMX America Movil SAB de CV C C C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C B C
DB Deutsche Bank AG C C C
EIX Edison International B C C
EQR Equity Residential C B C
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. C C C
GE General Electric Company C C C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR C B C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C B C
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated C B C
MET MetLife, Inc. C C C
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. C C C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B D C
O Realty Income Corporation C B C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. C C C
SPLK Splunk Inc. B D C
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A C C C
STZ.B Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B C C C
TDG TransDigm Group Incorporated B D C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A D C D
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C D C D
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D C D
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D D D
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. D D D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D C D
LYG Lloyds Banking Group D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
RBS Royal Bank of Scotland Group F B D
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D C D
USB U.S. Bancorp D C D
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. D D 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.

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