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 68 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
A Agilent Technologies, Inc. B C B
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B B B
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B B B
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation B C B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B D B
HOLX Hologic, Inc. B B B
IAC IAC/InterActiveCorp. B C B
ILMN Illumina, Inc. B C B
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B C B
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. B C B
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. B C B
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B C B
SPLK Splunk Inc. B D B
SYK Stryker Corporation B C B
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A B C B
YNDX Yandex NV Class A B C B
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C C
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation D C C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. C C C
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. C D C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D B C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D C C
ENB Enbridge Inc. C D C
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A D B C
GPC Genuine Parts Company C D C
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR C B C
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. C B C
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. C C C
CAT Caterpillar Inc. C C C
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc C C C
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A C C C
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
DE Deere & Company C C C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B D C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C D C
MS Morgan Stanley C D C
NI NiSource Inc B C C
PCAR PACCAR Inc B C C
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. C B C
STT State Street Corporation C B C
SYY Sysco Corporation C C C
WELL Welltower, Inc. C B C
WM Waste Management, Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV D C D
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia D C D
C Citigroup Inc. D D D
CNI Canadian National Railway Company D C D
CS Credit Suisse Group AG Sponsored ADR D B D
DOW Dow, Inc. D C D
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
L Loews Corporation D C D
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV D D D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR F B D
OMC Omnicom Group Inc F C D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. D C D
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D C D
TOT Total SA Sponsored ADR Class B D C D
USB U.S. Bancorp D C D
VIV Telefonica Brasil S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd D D D
WFC Wells Fargo & Company 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.

Sincerely,
Louis Navellier

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