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 37 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
CDW CDW Corp. B B B
CMI Cummins Inc. B C B
CMS CMS Energy Corporation B C B
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BA Boeing Company C D C
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation D C C
FDX FedEx Corporation C B C
FE FirstEnergy Corp. C C C
HON Honeywell International Inc. D B C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A D C C
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C D C C
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. D B C
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. C B C
AZO AutoZone, Inc. C C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C C C
DRE Duke Realty Corporation B C C
FISV Fiserv, Inc. C B C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM C B C
OTEX Open Text Corporation C B C
PGR Progressive Corporation C C C
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B C C
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D C D
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. D B D
CB Chubb Limited D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D B D
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A D C D
CME CME Group Inc. Class A D B D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. F B D
GPC Genuine Parts Company D C D
IX ORIX Corporation Sponsored ADR D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D B D
MO Altria Group Inc D B D
MSI Motorola Solutions, 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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