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 71 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
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company B B B
ALLE Allegion PLC B C B
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
LW Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. B C B
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR B D B
WU Western Union Company 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
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C D C
CS Credit Suisse Group AG Sponsored ADR D C C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR C C C
ENB Enbridge Inc. C D C
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp C D C
HES Hess Corporation C F C
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. C C C
JCI Johnson Controls International plc D C C
KEY KeyCorp C C C
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D C C
PAYX Paychex, Inc. D B C
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALC Alcon, Inc. C C C
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
ANTM Anthem, Inc. C B C
AON Aon Plc Class A C B C
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A C C C
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation C C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C C C
CMS CMS Energy Corporation C C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D D C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. C C C
DRE Duke Realty Corporation B C C
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington C C C
FDS FactSet Research Systems Inc. C B C
HSY Hershey Company C C C
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. C B C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc C B C
LHX L3Harris Technologies Inc C C C
LIN Linde plc C C C
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation C B C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. C B C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C B C
PCAR PACCAR Inc B D C
T AT&T Inc. C C C
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR B C C
VRSN VeriSign, Inc. C B C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. D C D
AGR Avangrid, Inc. F C D
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. C D D
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation D C D
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc D B D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. F B D
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. D C D
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation D C D
FDX FedEx Corporation D C D
HAS Hasbro, Inc. D C D
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc D D D
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc D D D
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
IT Gartner, Inc. D B D
MCD McDonald’s Corporation D D D
MET MetLife, Inc. D B D
PFE Pfizer Inc. F C D
PINS Pinterest, Inc. Class A D C D
PSA Public Storage F C D
SJM J.M. Smucker Company D B D
SYY Sysco Corporation D D D
UBER Uber Technologies, Inc. D C D
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
VST Vistra Energy Corp. D C D
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A 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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