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 155 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
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
AES AES Corporation B D B
AFL Aflac Incorporated B B B
AIG American International Group, Inc. B B B
ALL Allstate Corporation B B B
AOS A. O. Smith Corporation B B B
BAC Bank of America Corp B B B
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR B B B
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. B B B
CCEP Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc B C B
CHTR Charter Communications, Inc. Class A B C B
CLR Continental Resources, Inc. B B B
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C B
CSL Carlisle Companies Incorporated B C B
CTVA Corteva Inc B C B
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. B C B
ETN Eaton Corp. Plc A C B
FRC First Republic Bank B C B
GE General Electric Company B C B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B B B
HES Hess Corporation B B B
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. B D B
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. B C B
IT Gartner, Inc. C B B
LKQ LKQ Corporation B B B
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. B C B
LUMN Lumen Technologies, Inc. B C B
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. A C B
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR B C B
MET MetLife, Inc. B D B
MMM 3M Company B C B
MTB M&T Bank Corporation B C B
NWG NatWest Group Plc Sponsored ADR B B B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B B B
OMC Omnicom Group Inc B C B
RDY Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. B C B
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR C B B
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. B C B
SPG Simon Property Group, Inc. B C B
TFC Truist Financial Corporation B C B
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B C B
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated B C B
UBS UBS Group AG B C B
USB U.S. Bancorp B B B
VER VEREIT, Inc. B C B
WDC Western Digital Corporation B B B
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc. B B B
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D B C
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. D C C
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. C D C
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. C C C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation C C C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR D B C
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Sponsored C C C
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. C D C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp. C D C
CDW CDW Corp. D C C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. C C C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. D B C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR D A C
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. B D C
ET Energy Transfer, L.P. D B C
FTS Fortis Inc. C C C
HST Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc C C C
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B C B C
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. C C C
NI NiSource Inc D C C
NLOK NortonLifeLock Inc. C C C
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C D C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C C C
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation C C C
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored D C C
PG Procter & Gamble Company C C C
PHG Koninklijke Philips N.V. Sponsored ADR D C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B C C C
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored D B C
RDS.B Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored D B C
SNPS Synopsys, Inc. D C C
TOT Total SE Sponsored ADR Class B C C C
UHS Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B C C C
WPC W. P. Carey Inc. C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
A Agilent Technologies, Inc. C C C
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B C C
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. C C C
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. C B C
BLK BlackRock, Inc. C C C
BWA BorgWarner Inc. C C C
CG Carlyle Group Inc C B C
CHWY Chewy, Inc. Class A C B C
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited C B C
CVNA Carvana Co. Class A B C C
CZR Caesars Entertainment Inc B C C
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C B D C
DOCU DocuSign, Inc. C C C
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. B F C
ERIC Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson C C C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation C C C
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. C B C
GH Guardant Health, Inc. C C C
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A C B C
JD JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A D B C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
MAS Masco Corporation C C C
MDB MongoDB, Inc. Class A C C C
NDAQ Nasdaq, Inc. C C C
NET Cloudflare Inc Class A B C C
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation C C C
NVR NVR, Inc. B C C
ORLY O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. C C C
PDD Pinduoduo, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C C
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A C C C
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. C B C
TWLO Twilio, Inc. Class A C C C
XP XP Inc. Class A C B C
ZLAB Zai Lab Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D C
ZNGA Zynga Inc. Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD ABIOMED, Inc. D C D
AMCR Amcor PLC D C D
ANTM Anthem, Inc. D C D
AON Aon Plc Class A D C D
AVLR Avalara Inc D C D
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. D D D
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored D C D
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. D C D
CGNX Cognex Corporation D B D
CHGG Chegg, Inc. D C D
CI Cigna Corporation D C D
CTAS Cintas Corporation D C D
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A D C D
DG Dollar General Corporation D C D
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. D D D
DT Dynatrace, Inc. D D D
FNV Franco-Nevada Corporation D C D
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. D C D
GIS General Mills, Inc. D C D
HD Home Depot, Inc. D C D
HEI.A HEICO Corporation Class A D D D
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A D C D
NFLX Netflix, Inc. D B D
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. D C D
OKTA Okta, Inc. Class A D C D
PANW Palo Alto Networks, Inc. D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
SPGI S&P Global, Inc. D C D
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A D C D
TTD Trade Desk, Inc. Class A D B D
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. D C D
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. D C D
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp D C D

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Sincerely,
Louis Navellier

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