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 104 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
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. B B B
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. B C B
EBR Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras B C B
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc. B C B
GIB CGI Inc. Class A B C B
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR B B B
LEN Lennar Corporation Class A B C B
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B B C B
LPLA LPL Financial Holdings Inc. B C B
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation B B B
NVR NVR, Inc. B C B
PPD PPD, Inc. B B B
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C B
RMD ResMed Inc. B D B
RUN Sunrun Inc. B D B
SQ Square, Inc. Class A C B B
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A B C B
TWTR Twitter, Inc. B C B
WELL Welltower, Inc. B C B
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALLE Allegion PLC D B C
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. D B C
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc. C C C
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. C D C
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. C C C
BRO Brown & Brown, Inc. D C C
CDW CDW Corp. D C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. D B C
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation C C C
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. C D C
FB Facebook, Inc. Class A D B C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. C C C
JD JD.com, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A D C C
MDT Medtronic Plc D C C
MRVL Marvell Technology, Inc. C C C
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A C C C
MSFT Microsoft Corporation D C C
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. D C C
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. C C C
NTCO Natura & Co Holding SA Sponsored ADR C C C
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR D C C
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored D C C
PEGA Pegasystems Inc. D C C
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B C C C
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. C D C
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Class A D C C
SRE Sempra Energy C C C
STNE StoneCo Ltd. Class A C C C
UAL United Airlines Holdings, Inc. C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. C B C
AFL Aflac Incorporated C B C
AGR Avangrid, Inc. C C C
AIG American International Group, Inc. C B C
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. C C C
AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. B D C
BHC Bausch Health Companies Inc. C C C
BHP BHP Group Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
CNA CNA Financial Corporation C C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company B C C
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. B C C
GFL GFL Environmental Inc B C C
GPC Genuine Parts Company C C C
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR B C C
J Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. B C C
KEY KeyCorp C B C
KHC Kraft Heinz Company C C C
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P C B C
L Loews Corporation C B C
LII Lennox International Inc. C B C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C C
LRCX Lam Research Corporation C C C
MMM 3M Company C C C
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation C C C
MXIM Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. C C C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV C B C
PKG Packaging Corporation of America C C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation C B C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. C B C
USB U.S. Bancorp C B C
VER VEREIT, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited D C D
AON Aon Plc Class A D C D
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. D C D
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C D
CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc. D C D
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company D C D
EBAY eBay Inc. D C D
FNV Franco-Nevada Corporation D C D
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B D D D
MAS Masco Corporation D C D
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A D C D
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR D D D
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR D B D
PPL PPL Corporation C D D
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS D B D
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. D C D
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. D C D
VLO Valero Energy Corporation D D D
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc D C D
WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public D C D
WPM Wheaton Precious Metals Corp D C D
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation D B D
ZNGA Zynga 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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