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 48 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
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. B B B
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. B C B
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B C B
ECL Ecolab Inc. B C B
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation B C B
OTEX Open Text Corporation B C B
PGR Progressive Corporation B C B
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR B D B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B C B
OTEX Open Text Corporation B C B
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D B C
MO Altria Group Inc D B C
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. C C C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company C B C
SYY Sysco Corporation C D C
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
UN Unilever NV ADR D C C
VMW VMware, Inc. Class A C B C
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APTV Aptiv PLC C B C
DRE Duke Realty Corporation B C C
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. B D C
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation C C C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. C A C
PKI PerkinElmer, Inc. C C C
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR C C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D C D
AEE Ameren Corporation D C D
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. D C D
AMX America Movil SAB de CV D D D
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. D C D
BA Boeing Company D D D
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce D D D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation D C D
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR D C D
EIX Edison International D C D
EQR Equity Residential D B D
FE FirstEnergy Corp. D C D
GLW Corning Inc D C D
HES Hess Corporation C D D
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. D C D
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. D B D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D D D
UDR UDR, Inc. D C D
WM Waste Management, Inc. D C D
XLNX Xilinx, 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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