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 69 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
ATHM Autohome, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B C B
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. B C B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C B
F Ford Motor Company C A B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B B B
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D B
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp. B B B
TAL TAL Education Group A C B
TTM Tata Motors Limited Sponsored ADR B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMGN Amgen Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
NUE Nucor Corporation C C C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation D B C
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABT Abbott Laboratories C C C
ALLY Ally Financial Inc C C C
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. C C C
APTV Aptiv PLC C C C
BKI Black Knight, Inc. C B C
BLL Ball Corporation C B C
CCC Clarivate PLC B D C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C C C
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited B C C
DB Deutsche Bank AG C B C
FNV Franco-Nevada Corporation C B C
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation B C C
JHX James Hardie Industries PLC C B C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation C C C
NDAQ Nasdaq, Inc. C C C
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. C C C
PAYC Paycom Software, Inc. C C C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company C C C
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. D D D
BMO Bank of Montreal D B D
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. D D D
BX Blackstone Group Inc. Class A D B D
CCI Crown Castle International Corp D D D
CE Celanese Corporation D C D
CG Carlyle Group Inc D B D
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce D C D
CNC Centene Corporation D B D
CPRT Copart, Inc. D C D
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
CSX CSX Corporation D C D
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. D C D
DOV Dover Corporation D C D
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. C D D
FMS Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA D C D
GE General Electric Company D C D
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc D D D
HON Honeywell International Inc. D D D
KEY KeyCorp D B D
LYFT Lyft Inc Class A D D D
MTN Vail Resorts, Inc. D D D
NDSN Nordson Corporation D D D
NTCO Natura & Co Holding SA F B D
PG Procter & Gamble Company D C D
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. D C D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
STX Seagate Technology PLC D C D
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR D C D
TU TELUS Corporation D C D
UNP Union Pacific Corporation D C D
WRK WestRock Company C 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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