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
AME AMETEK, Inc. B C B
APTV Aptiv PLC B C B
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc B B B
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. B C B
FLT FleetCor Technologies, Inc. B C B
GDDY GoDaddy, Inc. Class A C B B
IEX IDEX Corporation B C B
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR B C B
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B C B
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty B C B
NVR NVR, Inc. B C B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B C B
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. B C B
RSG Republic Services, Inc. B C B
SPOT Spotify Technology SA B D B
SSNC SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. B B B
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored C C C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C B C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C C C
COF Capital One Financial Corporation C F C
CVX Chevron Corporation C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C D C
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D C C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. D C C
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P C D C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A C D C
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B A D C
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C C C C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C D C
MMM 3M Company D B C
SYF Synchrony Financial C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation B C C
EIX Edison International B C C
EQR Equity Residential C B C
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. C C C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. B C C
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. C C C
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. C B C
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc C B C
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated C C C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B D C
UI Ubiquiti Inc. B C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C C C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C C C
YUMC Yum China Holdings, Inc. B D C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation D B D
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B D C D
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D B D
GD General Dynamics Corporation D C D
GE General Electric Company D C D
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. D C D
JCI Johnson Controls International plc D C D
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Sponsored D C D
MKL Markel Corporation C D D
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D C D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. D C D
TWTR Twitter, Inc. D D D
UN Unilever NV ADR D C D
VAR Varian Medical Systems, Inc. D C D
WAT Waters Corporation D D D
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance 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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