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 118 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
AFL Aflac Incorporated B B B
AIG American International Group, Inc. B B B
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B C B
AOS A. O. Smith Corporation B B B
ATUS Altice USA, Inc. Class A B B B
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. B C B
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc B C B
CHTR Charter Communications, Inc. Class A B C B
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. B C B
DEO Diageo plc Sponsored ADR B C B
DIS Walt Disney Company B B B
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A B D B
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. B C B
GH Guardant Health, Inc. B C B
GPC Genuine Parts Company B C B
HSY Hershey Company B C B
IR Ingersoll Rand Inc. B C B
KEY KeyCorp B B B
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc B B B
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P C B B
L Loews Corporation B B B
LNC Lincoln National Corporation B C B
MGM MGM Resorts International B D B
MMM 3M Company B C B
MPC Marathon Petroleum Corporation B C B
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. B D B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B B B
PAYX Paychex, Inc. B C B
PKG Packaging Corporation of America B C B
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B B B
SUZ Suzano SA Sponsored ADR B C B
URI United Rentals, Inc. B C B
USB U.S. Bancorp B B B
VER VEREIT, Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. D B C
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. Class A D B C
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR D C C
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation C C C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp C D C
DISH DISH Network Corporation Class A D B C
DKNG DraftKings Inc Class A C D C
ELS Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. C C C
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV C C C
FWONA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty D B C
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. C C C
HD Home Depot, Inc. D C C
HEI.A HEICO Corporation Class A C C C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
IPGP IPG Photonics Corporation D C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. D C C
LYFT Lyft, Inc. Class A C C C
MAR Marriott International, Inc. Class A C D C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C C C
PPL PPL Corporation C D C
PSX Phillips 66 C C C
RTX Raytheon Technologies Corporation C C C
SYK Stryker Corporation C C C
TDG TransDigm Group Incorporated C D C
TRV Travelers Companies, Inc. C C C
UDR UDR, Inc. C C C
VFC V.F. Corporation D C C
VLO Valero Energy Corporation C D C
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc C C C
WMG Warner Music Group Corp. Class A D B C
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation D B C
WYNN Wynn Resorts, Limited C D C
ZBH Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
AES AES Corporation B D C
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. C B C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored C C C
FBHS Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. C B C
FTCH Farfetch Limited Class A C B C
OC Owens Corning C B C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc C C C
PLUG Plug Power Inc. B C C
PPD PPD, Inc. C B C
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company B C C
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR C C C
RMD ResMed Inc. C D C
RUN Sunrun Inc. B D C
SBSW Sibanye Stillwater Limited Sponsored C C C
SE Sea Ltd. (Singapore) Sponsored ADR B C C
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C B C
SQ Square, Inc. Class A D B C
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. C B C
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A C C C
TRMB Trimble Inc. C B C
UBS UBS Group AG C C C
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABBV AbbVie, Inc. D C D
ACN Accenture Plc Class A D C D
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. D B D
APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. D D D
AWK American Water Works Company, Inc. D D D
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D C D
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. D C D
CGNX Cognex Corporation D B D
IEX IDEX Corporation D C D
MRVL Marvell Technology, Inc. D C D
MSFT Microsoft Corporation D C D
NEM Newmont Corporation D D D
OPEN Opendoor Technologies Inc D D D
PEGA Pegasystems Inc. D C D
QGEN QIAGEN NV D B D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C D
RACE Ferrari NV D C D
SNPS Synopsys, Inc. D C D
SPOT Spotify Technology SA F B D
STNE StoneCo Ltd. Class A D C D
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation D C D
TREX Trex Company, Inc. D C D
VEEV Veeva Systems 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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