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 172 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
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited A D B
AES AES Corporation B C B
AMCR Amcor PLC A C B
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. A C B
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited B B B
CVE Cenovus Energy Inc. B D B
DBX Dropbox, Inc. Class A B C B
DG Dollar General Corporation B C B
E Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
EMR Emerson Electric Co. B C B
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. B C B
EQNR Equinor ASA Sponsored ADR B C B
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. B D B
GIS General Mills, Inc. B C B
HES Hess Corporation B C B
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. B C B
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV B B B
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc Sponsored ADR B C B
NEM Newmont Corporation B C B
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B B C B
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company A C B
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B C B
TS Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
WORK Slack Technologies, Inc. Class A B C B
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AZN Astrazeneca PLC Sponsored ADR D B C
BF.A Brown-Forman Corporation Class A C C C
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. D B C
CABO Cable One, Inc. D C C
CAJ Canon Inc. Sponsored ADR C B C
CPB Campbell Soup Company D C C
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A C B C
ET Energy Transfer, L.P. C D C
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc. D B C
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation C C C
HAS Hasbro, Inc. C C C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D B C
IMO Imperial Oil Limited B D C
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated C C C
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR C D C
OKE ONEOK, Inc. C C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
PSX Phillips 66 C F C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. C C C
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A C F C
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR D B C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B C C
TU TELUS Corporation C C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAPL Apple Inc. C B C
ABT Abbott Laboratories C B C
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. C B C
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. C B C
AOS A. O. Smith Corporation D B C
AVLR Avalara Inc C C C
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR C C C
BLK BlackRock, Inc. C C C
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. D B C
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR C B C
BWA BorgWarner Inc. C B C
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A C C C
DHR Danaher Corporation C C C
DIS Walt Disney Company B D C
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. C B C
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. C C C
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A C B C
F Ford Motor Company C C C
FIVE Five Below, Inc. C B C
FRC First Republic Bank C C C
GLW Corning Inc C B C
GM General Motors Company C B C
GPS Gap, Inc. C C C
GS Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. C B C
HOLX Hologic, Inc. C B C
IP International Paper Company C C C
JCI Johnson Controls International plc C B C
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc C C C
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. D B C
KLAC KLA Corporation C C C
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. C C C
MSFT Microsoft Corporation C B C
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. C C C
NTES NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR B C C
ON ON Semiconductor Corporation C B C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation C B C
PKX POSCO Sponsored ADR C B C
POOL Pool Corporation C B C
QCOM Qualcomm Inc C B C
RDY Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C C
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. C B C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation C B C
SNPS Synopsys, Inc. C C C
STX Seagate Technology PLC C C C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. C B C
TER Teradyne, Inc. C C C
TPR Tapestry, Inc. C C C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group C B C
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. C C C
UAA Under Armour, Inc. Class A C B C
UHAL AMERCO C B C
WRK WestRock Company B C C
ZNGA Zynga Inc. Class A B C C
ZTO ZTO Express (Cayman), Inc. Sponsored C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAL American Airlines Group, Inc. D D D
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. D C D
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D B D
ADBE Adobe Inc. D B D
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. D C D
ANSS ANSYS, Inc. D C D
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A F B D
BAC Bank of America Corp D C D
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company F B D
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A D C D
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B D C D
CDW CDW Corp. D B D
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation F B D
CPRT Copart, Inc. D C D
DFS Discover Financial Services D B D
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. D D D
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc D C D
FAST Fastenal Company D C D
GPC Genuine Parts Company F B D
GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. D C D
HUBB Hubbell Incorporated Class B D C D
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR F B D
INCY Incyte Corporation D C D
INTU Intuit Inc. D D D
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. D C D
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc D B D
IRM Iron Mountain, Inc. D B D
IT Gartner, Inc. D B D
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D B D
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR D C D
KEY KeyCorp D B D
KMX CarMax, Inc. D B D
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp. Class C D C D
LEVI Levi Strauss & Co. Class A D C D
LKQ LKQ Corporation D C D
LNC Lincoln National Corporation D D D
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. D D D
MAS Masco Corporation F B D
MASI Masimo Corporation D C D
MET MetLife, Inc. D C D
MHK Mohawk Industries, Inc. D C D
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation D B D
MOH Molina Healthcare, Inc. D D D
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A D C D
MTB M&T Bank Corporation D C D
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation D D D
OMC Omnicom Group Inc F C D
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. F C D
PCAR PACCAR Inc D C D
PGR Progressive Corporation D B D
PODD Insulet Corporation D D D
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. D C D
QGEN QIAGEN NV D B D
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR D F D
SBUX Starbucks Corporation D C D
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company D C D
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS D B D
STNE StoneCo Ltd. Class A D C D
STT State Street Corporation D C D
SYF Synchrony Financial D B D
TAL TAL Education Group Sponsored ADR Class A D D D
TT Trane Technologies plc D C D
UNP Union Pacific Corporation D C D
VMC Vulcan Materials Company D C D
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. D C D
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
XPO XPO Logistics, Inc. D B D
XYL Xylem Inc. D C D

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Sincerely,
Louis Navellier

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