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 61 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
ALLY Ally Financial Inc C B B
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. B C B
EMN Eastman Chemical Company B C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
MGA Magna International Inc. B B B
NTAP NetApp, Inc. B C B
NTR Nutrien Ltd. B B B
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation B B B
TECK Teck Resources Limited Class B A C B
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. D C C
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. C D C
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. D B C
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. D B C
BKR Baker Hughes Company Class A D C C
CDW CDW Corp. D B C
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. C D C
EFX Equifax Inc. D B C
FICO Fair Isaac Corporation D B C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation D C C
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. D C C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D B C
MTN Vail Resorts, Inc. C D C
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. D B C
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. D C C
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. D B C
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D B C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company C C C
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADBE Adobe Inc. C B C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C B C
ALB Albemarle Corporation B C C
AVTR Avantor, Inc. B C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation B D C
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. C B C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. C C C
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR B C C
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C B C
RDY Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C C
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C B C
SPCE Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc B C C
WMT Walmart Inc. B D C
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALC Alcon, Inc. D C D
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. D B D
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited D C D
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. D C D
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. D C D
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation D C D
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation D C D
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc D B D
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. D C D
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. D D D
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. D B D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
RPM RPM International Inc. D B D
STE STERIS Plc D C D
VICI VICI Properties Inc D B D
ZTS Zoetis, Inc. Class A 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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