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 135 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
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. B C B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company B B B
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C B B
AMH American Homes 4 Rent Class A B C B
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. B C B
BHC Bausch Health Companies Inc. B C B
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. B B B
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation B C B
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. B C B
CPT Camden Property Trust B C B
CVNA Carvana Co. Class A A C B
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A C B B
DTE DTE Energy Company B C B
DUK Duke Energy Corporation B D B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C B
FNF Fidelity National Financial, Inc. C B B
GPC Genuine Parts Company B B B
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated B B B
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. B B B
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. B C B
JD JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B B B
KHC Kraft Heinz Company B B B
KLAC KLA Corporation B B B
LII Lennox International Inc. B B B
LRCX Lam Research Corporation B B B
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation B B B
NTES NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR B D B
NTR Nutrien Ltd. B B B
OKE ONEOK, Inc. B B B
OKTA Okta, Inc. Class A B C B
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. B C B
OTIS Otis Worldwide Corporation B C B
PGR Progressive Corporation B C B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B B B
QCOM Qualcomm Inc B B B
SCHW Charles Schwab Corporation B C B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. B C B
STE STERIS Plc B C B
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A B C B
TW Tradeweb Markets, Inc. Class A B C B
TXT Textron Inc. B B B
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc Class A B C B
WAT Waters Corporation B C B
WDC Western Digital Corporation B B B
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D B C
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. D B C
AEE Ameren Corporation C C C
AFL Aflac Incorporated D B C
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. C C C
AXP American Express Company D B C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A C C C
CCEP Coca-Cola European Partners Plc C C C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company C C C
CLVT Clarivate PLC D C C
CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc. C C C
COLD Americold Realty Trust C D C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D B C
DG Dollar General Corporation C C C
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. C D C
DRE Duke Realty Corporation D B C
EVRG Evergy, Inc. C C C
HAS Hasbro, Inc. C C C
HSY Hershey Company D C C
INTU Intuit Inc. C D C
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P D B C
LNT Alliant Energy Corp C D C
MCD McDonald’s Corporation C C C
MCO Moody’s Corporation D B C
NFLX Netflix, Inc. D B C
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR D C C
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc C C C
RE Everest Re Group, Ltd. C B C
RPM RPM International Inc. D B C
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
SUI Sun Communities, Inc. D C C
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. C C C
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B D C C
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C C C
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc C C C
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited C C C
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. C B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD ABIOMED, Inc. C C C
APTV Aptiv PLC B C C
ATH Athene Holding Ltd. Class A C B C
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR C B C
CGNX Cognex Corporation C C C
CREE Cree, Inc. B C C
CTLT Catalent Inc C B C
FFIV F5 Networks, Inc. C C C
GE General Electric Company B C C
HOLX Hologic, Inc. C B C
HWM Howmet Aerospace Inc. B C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
LKQ LKQ Corporation C B C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C C C
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. C C C
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp. C B C
PKI PerkinElmer, Inc. C B C
PTC PTC Inc. C B C
RMD ResMed Inc. C D C
TROW T. Rowe Price Group C C C
TTD Trade Desk, Inc. Class A C B C
UBS UBS Group AG C C C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C C
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. D D D
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR D C D
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D C D
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR D B D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Sponsored ADR D C D
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. D C D
CDW CDW Corp. D C D
COUP Coupa Software, Inc. D C D
CRM salesforce.com, inc. D C D
EBAY eBay Inc. D C D
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology D C D
FICO Fair Isaac Corporation D C D
FWONK Liberty Media Corp. D D D
GIS General Mills, Inc. D C D
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. D C D
ILMN Illumina, Inc. D C D
IT Gartner, Inc. D B D
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B F C D
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B D D D
MKTX MarketAxess Holdings Inc. D C D
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR D C D
O Realty Income Corporation D D D
PEGA Pegasystems Inc. D B D
PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc. D C D
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored D C D
UAL United Airlines Holdings, Inc. C D 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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