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
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B B B
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. A C B
AFL Aflac Incorporated B B B
AGR Avangrid, Inc. B C B
ATH Athene Holding Ltd. Class A B C B
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. B C B
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated B B B
DVA DaVita Inc. B C B
ENB Enbridge Inc. B C B
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B C B
ET Energy Transfer, L.P. C B B
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. B C B
GFL GFL Environmental Inc B C B
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR B C B
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. B D B
JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited A C B
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P C B B
L Loews Corporation B B B
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C B
MMM 3M Company B C B
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation B C B
MSI Motorola Solutions, Inc. B C B
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. B C B
OMC Omnicom Group Inc B C B
PKG Packaging Corporation of America B C B
PKI PerkinElmer, Inc. B B B
PM Philip Morris International Inc. B C B
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
SPG Simon Property Group, Inc. B C B
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B B B
WPP WPP Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A C C C
AZN Astrazeneca PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
BIIB Biogen Inc. C D C
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company C C C
BP BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR D C C
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C C
CME CME Group Inc. Class A C D C
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. C D C
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR D A C
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation D C C
GL Globe Life Inc. C C C
HST Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. C C C
IBM International Business Machines C C C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. D C C
KO Coca-Cola Company C C C
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. C C C
NI NiSource Inc C C C
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation D B C
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation C D C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. C C C
PPL PPL Corporation C D C
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored D C C
RSG Republic Services, Inc. C C C
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR C D C
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C C
TRP TC Energy Corporation C D C
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. C C C
VLO Valero Energy Corporation C C C
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc C C C
WM Waste Management, Inc. C C C
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation D B C
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AAPL Apple Inc. D B C
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. C C C
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. C B C
BIDU Baidu Inc Sponsored ADR Class A C B C
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. C B C
CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc. C C C
DB Deutsche Bank AG C B C
DOCU DocuSign, Inc. C B C
ETSY Etsy, Inc. C B C
GLW Corning Inc C B C
GRMN Garmin Ltd. C C C
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. C B C
IBN ICICI Bank Limited Sponsored ADR C B C
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR C B C
INTU Intuit Inc. C C C
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B C B C
LPLA LPL Financial Holdings Inc. C C C
MET MetLife, Inc. B D C
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc C C C
NEM Newmont Corporation B D C
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation C B C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B D C
SONY Sony Group Corporation Sponsored ADR C B C
SQ Square, Inc. Class A C B C
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. C C C
TSCO Tractor Supply Company C B C
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. C C C
TWTR Twitter, Inc. C C C
TXN Texas Instruments Incorporated C C C
URI United Rentals, Inc. B C C
VIPS Vipshop Holdings Ltd Sponsored ADR C B C
W Wayfair, Inc. Class A C C C
YNDX Yandex NV Class A B D C
YUMC Yum China Holdings, Inc. C B C
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A C B C
ZLAB Zai Lab Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ADBE Adobe Inc. D C D
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. D C D
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. D B D
ANTM Anthem, Inc. D C D
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. D D D
AVLR Avalara Inc D C D
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. D C D
BF.A Brown-Forman Corporation Class A D C D
BRO Brown & Brown, Inc. D C D
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. D C D
CCI Crown Castle International Corp D D D
CLVT Clarivate PLC D C D
CNI Canadian National Railway Company D C D
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation D C D
CREE Cree, Inc. D D D
CRM salesforce.com, inc. D B D
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C D
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A D C D
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A D B D
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. D D D
EA Electronic Arts Inc. D C D
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A D B D
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano D C D
GDS GDS Holdings Ltd. Sponsored D C D
HD Home Depot, Inc. D C D
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. D C D
JD JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A D C D
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. D C D
MO Altria Group Inc D C D
MOH Molina Healthcare, Inc. D C D
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A D C D
MSFT Microsoft Corporation D C D
NTCO Natura & Co Holding SA D C D
NVO Novo Nordisk A/S Sponsored D C D
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR D C D
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA D C D
PDD Pinduoduo, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A D C D
PG Procter & Gamble Company D C D
PODD Insulet Corporation D C D
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B D C D
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. D D D
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A D C D
STNE StoneCo Ltd. Class A D C D
TER Teradyne, Inc. D C D
TTD Trade Desk, Inc. Class A D C D
WMG Warner Music Group Corp. Class A D B D
WORK Slack Technologies, Inc. Class A D C D
WPC W. P. Carey Inc. D D D
XP XP Inc. Class A F B D

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