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 47 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
AME AMETEK, Inc. B C B
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation Class A B B B
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. B C B
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Class A B C B
CTVA Corteva Inc B C B
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C B C B
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated B B B
GLW Corning Inc B C B
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D B
JNJ Johnson & Johnson B B B
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C B B
ORCL Oracle Corporation B B B
RACE Ferrari NV B D B
SSNC SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. B B B
WRK WestRock Company B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D B C
DFS Discover Financial Services C D C
FTS Fortis Inc. C C C
GS Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. D B C
MCD McDonald’s Corporation C D C
PSA Public Storage C C C
SRE Sempra Energy D C C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANTM Anthem, Inc. C B C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. B C C
FTV Fortive Corp. C C C
HPQ HP Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation B C C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. C C C
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc C B C
LIN Linde plc C C C
MCK McKesson Corporation C B C
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. C C C
PLD Prologis, Inc. C C C
SAP SAP SE Sponsored ADR C C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A B C C
SNY Sanofi Sponsored ADR C C C
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company D C D
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation D C D
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C D
CVS CVS Health Corporation D B D
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A D C D
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D B D
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. D C D
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies 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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