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 71 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
BG Bunge Limited B C B
CDAY Ceridian HCM Holding, Inc. B C B
CNHI CNH Industrial NV B B B
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited B C B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A C B B
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. C B B
NWS News Corporation Class B B B B
NWSA News Corporation Class A B B B
TTM Tata Motors Limited Sponsored ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A D C C
AQN Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. C C C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company C B C
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. D B C
CG Carlyle Group Inc D B C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company C C C
CPRT Copart, Inc. D C C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. C B C
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. D C C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation C C C
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. C C C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C C C
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. C C C
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation C C C
DD DuPont de Nemours, Inc. B D C
DISCB Discovery, Inc. Class B C C C
DVA DaVita Inc. C C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company C C C
FAST Fastenal Company C C C
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. C C C
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation C C C
LH Laboratory Corporation of America C B C
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc C C C
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation C C C
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR C B C
MU Micron Technology, Inc. C B C
PKG Packaging Corporation of America B C C
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS C B C
TAL TAL Education Group Sponsored B C C
TT Trane Technologies plc C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AME AMETEK, Inc. D C D
AMGN Amgen Inc. D C D
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. D D D
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria D B D
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. D D D
CAH Cardinal Health, Inc. F B D
CERN Cerner Corporation D B D
CFG Citizens Financial Group, Inc. D C D
CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. D C D
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company D C D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. D C D
DB Deutsche Bank AG D C D
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation D C D
FTV Fortive Corp. D B D
HUM Humana Inc. D C D
IEX IDEX Corporation D C D
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. F C D
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D D D
NRG NRG Energy, Inc. D C D
SPLK Splunk Inc. D D D
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. D B D
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank D B D
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries D D D
UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated D C D
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated F C D
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc D D D
WRK WestRock Company 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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