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 67 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
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A B B B
ATHM Autohome, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B C B
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
GLW Corning Inc B C B
IEX IDEX Corporation B C B
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. B C B
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Sponsored ADR B C B
TROW T. Rowe Price Group B B B
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
COF Capital One Financial Corporation C D C
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. C D C
FISV Fiserv, Inc. C C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR D C C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. D C C
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR C C C
NUE Nucor Corporation C C C
STX Seagate Technology PLC C C C
SYY Sysco Corporation C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMT American Tower Corporation C C C
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. C B C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp B C C
CPB Campbell Soup Company C B C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C C
EFX Equifax Inc. C B C
FTV Fortive Corp. C C C
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C D C
INTU Intuit Inc. C B C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. B C C
K Kellogg Company C B C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation C B C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A C C C
MO Altria Group Inc C C C
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR C C C
NVR NVR, Inc. C C C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B C C
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. C C C
RSG Republic Services, Inc. C C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A B C C
STT State Street Corporation C C C
VICI VICI Properties Inc C B 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
ALL Allstate Corporation D B D
BAX Baxter International Inc. D C D
BMO Bank of Montreal D C D
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation D C D
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited D D D
D Dominion Energy Inc C D D
ECL Ecolab Inc. C D D
FTS Fortis Inc. D C D
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR D C D
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D C D
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM D C D
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation D B D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR D B D
MKL Markel Corporation D B D
O Realty Income Corporation D C D
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc D B D
PPL PPL Corporation D C D
RY Royal Bank of Canada D C D
UDR UDR, Inc. F B D
WPC W. P. Carey 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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