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 48 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
AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation B B B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company B C B
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B B B
FTV Fortive Corp. B C B
HPQ HP Inc. B C B
INFO IHS Markit Ltd. B C B
MS Morgan Stanley B B B
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Class A C D C
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C D C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C C C
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C C
COF Capital One Financial Corporation C D C
CS Credit Suisse Group AG Sponsored ADR D B C
F Ford Motor Company D B C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B C
O Realty Income Corporation D C C
PPL PPL Corporation C C C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation C D C
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B D C
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. C B C
AMT American Tower Corporation C C C
BLL Ball Corporation C C C
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company B C C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. C C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. C C C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation C C C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C C
FIS Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. C C C
GRMN Garmin Ltd. C B C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson B C C
MU Micron Technology, Inc. C B C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C B C
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
DTE DTE Energy Company D C D
FISV Fiserv, Inc. D C D
FTS Fortis Inc. D C D
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc Sponsored ADR D B D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR D C D
SRE Sempra Energy D C D
SYK Stryker Corporation D C D
TRP TC Energy Corporation D C D
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc D D D
VIAC ViacomCBS Inc. Class B 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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