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 63 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
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
AZO AutoZone, Inc. B C B
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA B C B
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. B C B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B D B
PCAR PACCAR Inc B D B
ROL Rollins, Inc. B C B
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B C B
STT State Street Corporation B C B
SYY Sysco Corporation B C B
TSCO Tractor Supply Company B B B
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B B D B
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D B C
DOW Dow, Inc. C C C
FCX Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. C D C
HES Hess Corporation C D C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation C C C
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. C C C
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D B C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. C C C
PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. D C C
WAT Waters Corporation C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
A Agilent Technologies, Inc. B C C
AME AMETEK, Inc. C C C
BCE BCE Inc. C C C
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc B C C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C B C
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation C B C
DTE DTE Energy Company C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation C C C
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc. C C C
HAS Hasbro, Inc. C B C
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B D C
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B C C
MKL Markel Corporation C B C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. C C C
NVR NVR, Inc. B C C
O Realty Income Corporation C B C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. B C C
RSG Republic Services, Inc. B C C
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A C C C
WPC W. P. Carey Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A D C D
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. D C D
CB Chubb Limited D D D
COF Capital One Financial Corporation C F D
DFS Discover Financial Services C D D
DIS Walt Disney Company D C D
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D C D
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C D C D
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. F C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp C D D
FOX Fox Corporation Class B D B D
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A D B D
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P D D D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D D D
RY Royal Bank of Canada D C D
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D C 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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