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 63 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
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. B C B
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. B B B
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. B C B
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A B B B
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation Class A B C B
BF.A Brown-Forman Corporation Class A B B B
BF.B Brown-Forman Corporation Class B B B B
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company B C B
CCI Crown Castle International Corp B D B
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B B C B
DRE Duke Realty Corporation B C B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A B C B
IEX IDEX Corporation B C B
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B B B
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. B C B
LIN Linde plc B C B
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated B C B
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR B C B
NVR NVR, Inc. B C B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B C B
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored ADR B C B
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. B B B
RACE Ferrari NV B C B
TIF Tiffany & Co. B C B
UBER Uber Technologies, Inc. B D B
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A C C C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company C C C
BIIB Biogen Inc. B C C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D C C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. D C C
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. C D C
FIS Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. C C C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C C
IT Gartner, Inc. D C C
MGA Magna International Inc. C C C
MPLX MPLX LP D C C
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. C C C
OTEX Open Text Corporation C B C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR D C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B D C C
STX Seagate Technology PLC D C C
TDY Teledyne Technologies Incorporated C C C
TFX Teleflex Incorporated C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AVGO Broadcom Inc. B C C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Class A B C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group C C C
URI United Rentals, Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C D D
CE Celanese Corporation D C D
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. D D D
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. D C D
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated D C D
KEY KeyCorp D B D
MGM MGM Resorts International D C D
MMM 3M Company D C D
SRE Sempra Energy D D D
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D C D
TU TELUS Corporation D C D
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc D D D
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation D C D
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, 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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