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 88 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
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. B B B
FDX FedEx Corporation B B B
INCY Incyte Corporation B B B
KHC Kraft Heinz Company A D B
MCK McKesson Corporation B B B
PFE Pfizer Inc. B C B
SIVB SVB Financial Group B C B
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D C C
ALL Allstate Corporation D B C
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B C D C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D B C
CTL CenturyLink, Inc. C C C
HES Hess Corporation C D C
IBM International Business Machines Corp. D C C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D C C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation D B C
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR C C C
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation C C C
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. C C C
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A B F C
AVGO Broadcom Inc. B C C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company C C C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp B C C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. C C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C B C
CVS CVS Health Corporation C B C
D Dominion Energy Inc C D C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C C
DRE Duke Realty Corporation B C C
EFX Equifax Inc. C B C
ES Eversource Energy C B C
FIS Fidelity National Information Services C C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C C
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR C B C
INTU Intuit Inc. C C C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B B C C
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. C B C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Hlds. C B C
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated C B C
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. C B C
MU Micron Technology, Inc. C B C
NVR NVR, Inc. C C C
PEP PepsiCo, Inc. C C C
PINS Pinterest, Inc. Class A C C C
RACE Ferrari NV B C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A B C C
SUI Sun Communities, Inc. C B C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C D C
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc C C C
WORK Slack Technologies, Inc. Class A C B C
WY Weyerhaeuser Company C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored D C D
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. D D D
BAX Baxter International Inc. D C D
BCE BCE Inc. D D D
BLL Ball Corporation D C D
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C F D
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A D C D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D B D
CTVA Corteva Inc D C D
DUK Duke Energy Corporation D C D
ENIA Enel Americas S.A. Sponsored ADR D C D
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. F C D
EVRG Evergy, Inc. D C D
FISV Fiserv, Inc. D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D C D
FLT FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. F C D
GIB CGI Inc. Class A D C D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C D D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B D
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A D C D
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D D D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. D B D
MGA Magna International Inc. C D D
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation F B D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
SO Southern Company D C D
UDR UDR, Inc. D B D
VTR Ventas, Inc. D C D
WDC Western Digital Corporation D C D
WELL Welltower, Inc. D C D
WM Waste Management, 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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