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 220 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
AAPL Apple Inc. B B B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
AMAT Applied Materials, Inc. B B B
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR B C B
BMO Bank of Montreal B B B
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia B C B
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR B B B
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce B B B
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A B C B
CNHI CNH Industrial NV B B B
CNI Canadian National Railway Company B C B
CPB Campbell Soup Company B C B
DHI D.R. Horton, Inc. B B B
DHR Danaher Corporation B C B
DIS Walt Disney Company B D B
DOX Amdocs Limited A C B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C B
EBAY eBay Inc. B B B
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington B C B
FIVE Five Below, Inc. B C B
FND Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Class A B B B
FOX Fox Corporation Class B B B B
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A B B B
GLW Corning Inc C B B
HOLX Hologic, Inc. B B B
HWM Howmet Aerospace Inc. B C B
IMO Imperial Oil Limited A D B
JCI Johnson Controls International plc A C B
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Hldgs. C B B
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. B B B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B B B
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. B C B
NTES NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR A C B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B B B
ON ON Semiconductor Corporation B B B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B B B
PKX POSCO Sponsored ADR B B B
POOL Pool Corporation B B B
QCOM Qualcomm Inc B B B
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation C B B
STLA Stellantis N.V. A C B
SU Suncor Energy Inc. B C B
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank B C B
TTC Toro Company B B B
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. B C B
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR B C B
WHR Whirlpool Corporation B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. C C C
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. B C C
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D B C
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. C C C
AFG American Financial Group, Inc. D B C
AJG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. C C C
AMGN Amgen Inc. C C C
AZO AutoZone, Inc. C C C
BCE BCE Inc. C C C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company D B C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR D C C
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B D C C
BTI British American Tobacco PLC C C C
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. C C C
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc C C C
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. D C C
CHTR Charter Communications, Inc. Class A C C C
CI Cigna Corporation D B C
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation D B C
CLVT Clarivate PLC D C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D B C
CVX Chevron Corporation C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C B C
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated C B C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR C C C
ENB Enbridge Inc. C C C
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. C D C
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc C C C
FAST Fastenal Company C C C
FTV Fortive Corp. D B C
GIB CGI Inc. Class A C C C
GPC Genuine Parts Company C B C
GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. D C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. C C C
INCY Incyte Corporation D C C
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. C C C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc D B C
IRM Iron Mountain, Inc. D B C
JNJ Johnson & Johnson C C C
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. D B C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation B C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. C B C
LBRDA Liberty Broadband Corp. Class A C C C
LKQ LKQ Corporation D C C
MAS Masco Corporation D B C
MASI Masimo Corporation D C C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A D C C
MGM MGM Resorts International C F C
MHK Mohawk Industries, Inc. C C C
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation D B C
MO Altria Group Inc C C C
MOH Molina Healthcare, Inc. C D C
NVO Novo Nordisk A/S Sponsored C C C
OLED Universal Display Corporation D B C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc D C C
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. C C C
PAYX Paychex, Inc. C C C
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation C D C
PCAR PACCAR Inc C C C
PFE Pfizer Inc. C C C
PG Procter & Gamble Company C C C
PGR Progressive Corporation C B C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. C C C
PPD PPD, Inc. C B C
QGEN QIAGEN NV C B C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B C C C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company C C C
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. C C C
STE STERIS Plc C C C
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS D B C
SYF Synchrony Financial C B C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. C C C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation C C C
TT Trane Technologies plc B C C
UNP Union Pacific Corporation C C C
VICI VICI Properties Inc D B C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company C C C
WDC Western Digital Corporation C C C
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. C C C
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR D C C
XPO XPO Logistics, Inc. D B C
XYL Xylem Inc. D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AES AES Corporation C C C
AMCR Amcor PLC D C D
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C A C
CGC Canopy Growth Corporation B D C
CGNX Cognex Corporation C C C
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. C B C
CLX Clorox Company C C C
COUP Coupa Software, Inc. C C C
CTVA Corteva Inc C C C
DB Deutsche Bank AG C C C
DG Dollar General Corporation C C C
DT Dynatrace, Inc. C B C
E Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. C C C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B D C
ESTC Elastic NV C B C
FFIV F5 Networks, Inc. B C C
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. C B C
GDS GDS Holdings Ltd. Sponsored C C C
HES Hess Corporation C C C
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C C C
IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation C C C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. D C D
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. C D C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C B C
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc C C C
NEM Newmont Corporation C C C
NFLX Netflix, Inc. C C C
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B C B C
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C B C
NWL Newell Brands Inc C C C
ORCL Oracle Corporation C B C
PKG Packaging Corporation of America D D D
PTC PTC Inc. C C C
RF Regions Financial Corporation C B C
RNG RingCentral, Inc. Class A C C C
SGEN Seagen, Inc. C B C
TDOC Teladoc Health, Inc. C D C
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A C D C
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation B C C
TS Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B C C C
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C B C
WORK Slack Technologies, Inc. Class A D C D
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp C C C
XLNX Xilinx, Inc. C C C
YUMC Yum China Holdings, Inc. D B C
Z Zillow Group, Inc. Class C C C C
ZEN Zendesk, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D C D
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A D C D
BF.A Brown-Forman Corporation Class A D C D
CABO Cable One, Inc. F B D
CAJ Canon Inc. Sponsored ADR D B D
CG Carlyle Group Inc F B D
CRM salesforce.com, inc. D C D
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. D C D
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. F C D
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A D B D
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. D B D
DXCM DexCom, Inc. D C D
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation D C D
HAS Hasbro, Inc. D C D
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR F B D
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A D C D
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc D C D
LYFT Lyft Inc Class A D D D
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated D C D
MCK McKesson Corporation D D D
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. D C D
NDSN Nordson Corporation D B D
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D D D
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR F C D
PSX Phillips 66 D F D
RACE Ferrari NV F B D
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A F A D
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR F B D
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D B D
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR D C D
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A D C D
UBER Uber Technologies, Inc. D D D
VMW VMware, Inc. Class A F B D
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A D C D
ZTO ZTO Express (Cayman), Inc. D C D

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Sincerely,
Louis Navellier

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