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 85 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
AAL American Airlines Group, Inc. B C B
AAPL Apple Inc. B B B
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. B C B
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. B B B
CLR Continental Resources, Inc. B B B
CVNA Carvana Co. Class A B C B
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. B B B
KR Kroger Co. B D B
LEN Lennar Corporation Class A B B B
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation B B B
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
TRMB Trimble Inc. B B B
TWTR Twitter, Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADBE Adobe Inc. D C C
BSAC Banco Santander-Chile Sponsored ADR D B C
CGNX Cognex Corporation D B C
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. D C C
CNI Canadian National Railway Company C C C
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation D C C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. D B C
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A D B C
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. C C C
GDS GDS Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc C D C
IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation D C C
KEP Korea Electric Power Corporation C C C
KGC Kinross Gold Corporation C C C
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A C C C
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. D C C
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation C C C
PODD Insulet Corporation C C C
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc C C C
RGEN Repligen Corporation D B C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. D B C
ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc D B C
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABT Abbott Laboratories C C C
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. B C C
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C C C
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated C B C
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR B C C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. C C C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B C C
MMM 3M Company C C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation C C C
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR C C C
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. C C C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc C C C
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
SSL Sasol Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
TFC Truist Financial Corporation C C C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A C C C
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc. C B C
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AME AMETEK, Inc. D C D
ANTM Anthem, Inc. D C D
AON Aon Plc Class A D C D
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A D C D
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. D D D
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation D C D
BLL Ball Corporation F B D
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV D C D
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. D C D
CCI Crown Castle International Corp D D D
CDW CDW Corp. D C D
CMS CMS Energy Corporation D C D
DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. F C D
EBAY eBay Inc. D C D
HSIC Henry Schein, Inc. D C D
ICLR ICON Plc D C D
IEX IDEX Corporation D C D
LIN Linde plc D C D
MKL Markel Corporation D C D
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. D C D
NTCO Natura & Co Holding SA D C D
NVO Novo Nordisk A/S Sponsored D C D
O Realty Income Corporation D D D
PG Procter & Gamble Company D C D
ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. D B D
ROL Rollins, Inc. D B D
RSG Republic Services, Inc. D C D
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc D C D
WM Waste Management, Inc. D C D
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 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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