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 128 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
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B C B
AFG American Financial Group, Inc. B B B
ALB Albemarle Corporation B D B
ATH Athene Holding Ltd. Class A C B B
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A B C B
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A B C B
DIS Walt Disney Company B D B
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C B C B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A B B B
GE General Electric Company B C B
GGG Graco Inc. B B B
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. B B B
GRMN Garmin Ltd. B C B
INFO IHS Markit Ltd. B D B
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B B B
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
KEY KeyCorp C B B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B B B
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. B C B
NDAQ Nasdaq, Inc. B C B
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation B C B
PPG PPG Industries, Inc. B B B
PRAH PRA Health Sciences, Inc. B C B
PSA Public Storage A D B
RJF Raymond James Financial, Inc. B B B
RMD ResMed Inc. B C B
RS Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. B B B
RY Royal Bank of Canada B C B
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. B B B
TROW T. Rowe Price Group B B B
TT Trane Technologies plc B C B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B
VTR Ventas, Inc. B C B
ZNGA Zynga Inc. Class A B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ALL Allstate Corporation D B C
AON Aon Plc Class A D C C
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. C C C
BLL Ball Corporation D B C
BRO Brown & Brown, Inc. D C C
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
CB Chubb Limited C C C
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc C C C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. D C C
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. C D C
DVA DaVita Inc. C C C
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR D C C
EQNR Equinor ASA Sponsored ADR C C C
FAST Fastenal Company C C C
GDS GDS Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
GIS General Mills, Inc. D C C
HEI.A HEICO Corporation Class A C D C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. C C C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. C C C
L Loews Corporation D B C
MAA Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. C D C
MMC Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. C C C
MOH Molina Healthcare, Inc. C D C
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. C C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation D C C
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. D B C
O Realty Income Corporation C D C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. D B C
PEGA Pegasystems Inc. D C C
PLD Prologis, Inc. D C C
PM Philip Morris International Inc. C C C
RDY Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
ROL Rollins, Inc. D B C
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
SPGI S&P Global, Inc. C C C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation C C C
UAL United Airlines Holdings, Inc. C D C
UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated D C C
WELL Welltower, Inc. C C C
WORK Slack Technologies, Inc. Class A C C C
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation D B C
ZTS Zoetis, Inc. Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. C C C
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. C C C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C C C
CVNA Carvana Co. Class A B C C
EBAY eBay Inc. C B C
HAL Halliburton Company C C C
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated C C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. C C C
IMO Imperial Oil Limited B D C
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. B C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. C C C
KR Kroger Co. B D C
NEM Newmont Corporation C C C
NTAP NetApp, Inc. C C C
OKTA Okta, Inc. Class A B C C
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. C C C
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. B C C
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. C B C
SHOP Shopify, Inc. Class A C B C
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
SUZ Suzano SA Sponsored ADR C B C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. C B C
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc Class A C B C
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C C C
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp D C C
XPO XPO Logistics, Inc. C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. D B D
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. D B D
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A D C D
CNI Canadian National Railway Company D C D
CPB Campbell Soup Company D C D
CPRT Copart, Inc. D C D
DBX Dropbox, Inc. Class A D C D
GIB CGI Inc. Class A D C D
INTU Intuit Inc. D D D
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation Sponsored ADR D C D
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C D C D
MASI Masimo Corporation D C D
MO Altria Group Inc D C D
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR D C D
SLB Schlumberger NV D C D
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS D B D
TDOC Teladoc Health, Inc. D D D
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D C D
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. D C D
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. D C D

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