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 103 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
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. B C B
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. B C B
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company B D B
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A B B B
DTE DTE Energy Company B C B
EBAY eBay Inc. B C B
EIX Edison International B C B
EQR Equity Residential B B B
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR C B B
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. B B B
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B B B B
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. B C B
NI NiSource Inc B C B
O Realty Income Corporation B B B
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. B C B
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. B C B
WELL Welltower, Inc. B B B
WM Waste Management, Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A C C C
CE Celanese Corporation C D C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. C C C
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D B C
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C D B C
DOW Dow, Inc. C C C
FOX Fox Corporation Class B D B C
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
L Loews Corporation C C C
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. C C C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. C C C
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc C C C
SYF Synchrony Financial C C C
TFC Truist Financial Corporation C C C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc D C C
USB U.S. Bancorp C C C
VAR Varian Medical Systems, Inc. C C C
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd C D C
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc C C C
WFC Wells Fargo & Company C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company C B C
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. C C C
AFL Aflac Incorporated C B C
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. C B C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A C C C
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B C C C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C C C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR C B C
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington C C C
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA C C C
GD General Dynamics Corporation C C C
IAC IAC/InterActiveCorp. B C C
IEX IDEX Corporation B C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C C C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. C C C
IX ORIX Corporation Sponsored ADR C C C
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series  A C C C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B C C C
LSXMK Liberty Media Corp. Series C C C C
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation B D C
PAYX Paychex, Inc. C C C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B D C
PSA Public Storage B D C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR C C C
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR C C C
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. C B C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. C C C
TOT Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B C C C
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
UNP Union Pacific Corporation C C C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
YNDX Yandex NV Class A B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D B D
AVAL Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores D C D
BA Boeing Company C F D
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation D B D
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR D D D
CEO CNOOC Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce D C D
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited D C D
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D B D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D C D
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. D C D
ENB Enbridge Inc. D D D
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. D B D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored D B D
MO Altria Group Inc D D D
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D C D
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C D
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. D C D
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored A D D D
RDS.B Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored B D D D
SU Suncor Energy Inc. D D D
WIT Wipro Limited Sponsored ADR F B D

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