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 150 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
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B C B
ATH Athene Holding Ltd. Class A B B B
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B B B
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. B C B
BKR Baker Hughes Company Class A B C B
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. B C B
BWA BorgWarner Inc. B C B
CG Carlyle Group Inc B B B
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited B C B
DB Deutsche Bank AG B B B
DOV Dover Corporation B C B
DVN Devon Energy Corporation B B B
ELAN Elanco Animal Health, Inc. B C B
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. B B B
GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. B C B
HAL Halliburton Company B C B
HWM Howmet Aerospace Inc. B C B
IMO Imperial Oil Limited B B B
J Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. B C B
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated B C B
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. C B B
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. B C B
KR Kroger Co. B C B
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV B B B
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc Sponsored B C B
MPLX MPLX LP B C B
NVR NVR, Inc. B C B
PKG Packaging Corporation of America B C B
PKI PerkinElmer, Inc. B B B
PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. B C B
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C B
REG Regency Centers Corporation B C B
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation B B B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company A B B
WFC Wells Fargo & Company C A B
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. B B B
WRK WestRock Company B C B
WY Weyerhaeuser Company C B B
XP XP Inc. Class A B C B
XPO XPO Logistics, Inc. B B B
XYL Xylem Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR D B C
AGR Avangrid, Inc. D C C
AMCR Amcor PLC D C C
ANTM Anthem, Inc. C C C
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A D C C
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR Pfd D C C
BCE BCE Inc. C C C
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR D B C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. C C C
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR D B C
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Sponsored C C C
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. C C C
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. D B C
CI Cigna Corporation D B C
CMS CMS Energy Corporation C C C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company C C C
COP ConocoPhillips D B C
EBAY eBay Inc. C C C
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. C D C
GIB CGI Inc. Class A C C C
GIS General Mills, Inc. C C C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc C D C
HON Honeywell International Inc. C C C
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC Sponsored ADR D B C
HSIC Henry Schein, Inc. C B C
IT Gartner, Inc. C B C
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. C C C
LIN Linde plc D C C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A D C C
MO Altria Group Inc C C C
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. C C C
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D B C
NTCO Natura & Co Holding SA Sponsored ADR D B C
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corporation C D C
PFE Pfizer Inc. C C C
PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc. C C C
RSG Republic Services, Inc. C C C
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR C F C
SLB Schlumberger NV C C C
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation D B C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. D B C
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Class B C D C
UAL United Airlines Holdings, Inc. C D C
WM Waste Management, Inc. C C C
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. C C C
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation D C C
Y Alleghany Corporation D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABT Abbott Laboratories C B C
ACN Accenture Plc Class A C C C
AES AES Corporation B D C
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C B C
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. C C C
AVLR Avalara Inc C C C
BBY Best Buy Co., Inc. B C C
BIO Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Class A C B C
CDNS Cadence Design Systems, Inc. C B C
CHGG Chegg, Inc. C C C
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. C C C
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A B C C
DIS Walt Disney Company B D C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. B C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C C
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A C B C
ENPH Enphase Energy, Inc. C C C
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. B C C
KLAC KLA Corporation C B C
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. C C C
NTES NetEase, Inc. Sponsored ADR B D C
OKE ONEOK, Inc. C B C
OKTA Okta, Inc. Class A C C C
PPD PPD, Inc. C B C
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc C B C
QCOM Qualcomm Inc C B C
QRVO Qorvo, Inc. C B C
STE STERIS Plc B C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions, Inc. C C C
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A C C C
TREX Trex Company, Inc. C C C
TW Tradeweb Markets, Inc. Class A C C C
TWTR Twitter, Inc. C C C
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc Class A C C C
VTR Ventas, Inc. B C C
WDC Western Digital Corporation C B C
YNDX Yandex NV Class A B D C
Z Zillow Group, Inc. Class C C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D C D
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D B D
ADBE Adobe Inc. D C D
ADSK Autodesk, Inc. D B D
CLX Clorox Company D D D
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D B D
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation D C D
GDS GDS Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Class A D C D
INTU Intuit Inc. D D D
IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation D C D
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc D C D
LAMR Lamar Advertising Company Class A D C D
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated D C D
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. D B D
RNG RingCentral, Inc. Class A D C D
SNPS Synopsys, Inc. D C D
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation D C D
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B D C D
WORK Slack Technologies, 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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