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 53 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
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B D B
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. B B B
AMT American Tower Corporation B C B
CCI Crown Castle International Corp B C B
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. B C B
CPB Campbell Soup Company B C B
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. B C B
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C B
FIS Fidelity National Information Services B C B
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR A D B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. B C B
INTU Intuit Inc. B B B
MCK McKesson Corporation B B B
MU Micron Technology, Inc. B C B
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. B C B
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A B C B
UNP Union Pacific Corporation B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation B C C
FTS Fortis Inc. C C C
PAGS PagSeguro Digital Ltd. Class A C C C
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc D B C
SYK Stryker Corporation C C C
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
TWTR Twitter, Inc. C D C
VIAC ViacomCBS Inc. Class B D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A C B C
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. C C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C C C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. B C C
DOV Dover Corporation C C C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C C
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation C C C
FRC First Republic Bank C B C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation C B C
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B C C C
MS Morgan Stanley C B C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation C C C
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. C C C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C D D
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C D
COF Capital One Financial Corporation D D D
F Ford Motor Company D B D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B D
MCD McDonald’s Corporation C D D
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. D C D
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation D C D
NUE Nucor Corporation D C D
STX Seagate Technology PLC D C D
SYY Sysco Corporation 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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