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 72 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
ALC Alcon, Inc. B C B
AME AMETEK, Inc. B B B
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A B C B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. B C B
NVR NVR, Inc. B C B
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation B C B
TDG TransDigm Group Incorporated B C B
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. C C C
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. C D C
CE Celanese Corporation C C C
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A C C C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company D B C
DIS Walt Disney Company C D C
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A C C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D B C
GD General Dynamics Corporation D C C
GM General Motors Company C C C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc C D C
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. D A C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. C C C
VLO Valero Energy Corporation C D C
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation C C C
XLNX Xilinx, Inc. D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALL Allstate Corporation C C C
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. C B C
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc C B C
CME CME Group Inc. Class A C B C
CMI Cummins Inc. C C C
CMS CMS Energy Corporation C C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. C C C
DE Deere & Company B C C
DUK Duke Energy Corporation C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation C C C
FRC First Republic Bank C B C
FTS Fortis Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America B D C
LHX L3Harris Technologies Inc C C C
LNT Alliant Energy Corp C B C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A C C C
MDT Medtronic Plc B C C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. C B C
NVS Novartis AG Sponsored ADR C C C
PGR Progressive Corporation C C C
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. B D C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. C B C
SO Southern Company B C C
SRE Sempra Energy C B C
SUI Sun Communities, Inc. B C C
SYK Stryker Corporation C B C
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR C C C
TRP TC Energy Corporation C C C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation D B D
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. D C D
BAC Bank of America Corp D C D
DEO Diageo plc Sponsored ADR D C D
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D C D
DTE DTE Energy Company D C D
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. D C D
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. D D D
GPC Genuine Parts Company D C D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR F C D
JCI Johnson Controls International plc D C D
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. D B D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. F C D
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D C D
PSA Public Storage D C D
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR 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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