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 84 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
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
APTV Aptiv PLC B B B
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
FFIV F5 Networks, Inc. B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
GRMN Garmin Ltd. B B B
MGA Magna International Inc. B C B
MOS Mosaic Company B C B
NDAQ Nasdaq, Inc. B C B
ON ON Semiconductor Corporation B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR C C C
CE Celanese Corporation C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C C C
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A D C C
GE General Electric Company D C C
GPC Genuine Parts Company D C C
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated C C C
KEY KeyCorp D C C
NUE Nucor Corporation C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACN Accenture Plc Class A C C C
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. C B C
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. C C C
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. C B C
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. C B C
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies C C C
CHTR Charter Communications, Inc. Class A C C C
CPRT Copart, Inc. C C C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. C B C
CTAS Cintas Corporation C C C
EFX Equifax Inc. C B C
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation B D C
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington C C C
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A C B C
FICO Fair Isaac Corporation C B C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. C C C
LEN Lennar Corporation Class A C B C
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B C B C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America C A C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C C
NVO Novo Nordisk A/S Sponsored ADR C C C
PG Procter & Gamble Company C C C
PLAN Anaplan, Inc. C C C
TAL TAL Education Group Sponsored B C C
UBER Uber Technologies, Inc. B D C
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A C C C
ZTS Zoetis, Inc. Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. D C D
ANTM Anthem, Inc. D C D
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. D C D
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D C D
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D C D
CG Carlyle Group Inc D B D
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D D D
DRE Duke Realty Corporation D C D
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. D D D
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc. D C D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. D B D
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. D B D
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. D C D
MA Mastercard Incorporated Class A D D D
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A D C D
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. D C D
PAYX Paychex, Inc. D C D
PFE Pfizer Inc. D C D
PLD Prologis, Inc. D C D
PSA Public Storage D D D
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. D C D
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR C F D
SPGI S&P Global, Inc. D C D
STX Seagate Technology PLC D C D
SUI Sun Communities, Inc. D B D
TDG TransDigm Group Incorporated D D D
TFX Teleflex Incorporated D C D
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation D C D
TRU TransUnion D C D
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D C D
TXT Textron Inc. D C D
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc D D D
V Visa Inc. Class A D C D
VRSN VeriSign, Inc. F C D
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. D C D
YUM Yum! Brands, 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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