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 65 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
BIDU Baidu, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B B B
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C B C B
HD Home Depot, Inc. B C B
MCK McKesson Corporation B C B
MS Morgan Stanley B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
URI United Rentals, Inc. B C B
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria D B C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A D C C
CNHI CNH Industrial NV C C C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. C D C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. B C B
GE General Electric Company D C C
HAL Halliburton Company C C C
LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Sponsored D C C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C D C
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. D C C
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. C D C
STX Seagate Technology PLC D C C

AWKAmerican Water Works Company, Inc.BCC

Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AZN Astrazeneca PLC Sponsored ADR C B C
BF.B Brown-Forman Corporation Class B C B C
BRO Brown & Brown, Inc. C C C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp B D C
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. C B C
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated C B C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C C C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. B D C
EFX Equifax Inc. C B C
EQIX Equinix, Inc. B D C
ICLR ICON Plc C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. C C C
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc C C C
NLOK NortonLifeLock Inc. B C C
TIF Tiffany & Co. C B C
VAR Varian Medical Systems, Inc. B C C
VICI VICI Properties Inc C A C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C C C
XYL Xylem Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A D C D
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. D D D
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C D
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. D D D
CG Carlyle Group Inc D B D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. D C D
FIS Fidelity National Information Services D C D
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp D C D
HAS Hasbro, Inc. D C D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D B D
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. D B D
IT Gartner, Inc. D C D
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. D C D
OTEX Open Text Corporation D B D
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR D C D
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. D C D
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D C D
VIAC ViacomCBS Inc. Class B D B D
VMC Vulcan Materials Company D C D
VTR Ventas, Inc. 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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