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 60 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
AMCR Amcor PLC B C B
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A B C B
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. B C B
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C B
EMR Emerson Electric Co. B C B
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C B
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc B C B
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B B C B
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B B D B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B C B
RACE Ferrari NV B C B
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C B B
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
UBS UBS Group AG B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR Class L C C C
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A C C C
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C F C
CHL China Mobile Limited Sponsored ADR D C C
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce C D C
CNHI CNH Industrial NV D B C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C D C
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR D C C
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR D C C
NVS Novartis AG Sponsored ADR D C C
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. C C C
TJX TJX Companies Inc C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMT American Tower Corporation C C C
ATHM Autohome, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. C C C
CTAS Cintas Corporation C C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. C B C
INFO IHS Markit Ltd. B C C
MA Mastercard Incorporated Class A C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation C B C
OTEX Open Text Corporation C C C
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored ADR C B C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. C C C
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 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
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. D C D
ALC Alcon, Inc. D C D
ALL Allstate Corporation D B D
ATO Atmos Energy Corporation D C D
DTE DTE Energy Company D C D
ETR Entergy Corporation D C D
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc. D C D
FTS Fortis Inc. D C D
HPQ HP Inc. D C D
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc D C D
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty SiriusXM D D D
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D C D
O Realty Income Corporation D C D
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. D B D
PM Philip Morris International Inc. D C D
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A D B D
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D C D
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A D C D
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. D D 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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