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 138 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
AFL Aflac Incorporated B C B
APTV Aptiv PLC B C B
AZO Autozone, Inc. B D B
BLDR Builders FirstSource, Inc. C B B
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. B B B
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. B D B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C B
CVX Chevron Corporation B C B
DB Deutsche Bank AG B C B
DISCK Discovery, Inc. Class C B B B
E Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. B C B
EQNR Equinor ASA Sponsored ADR B C B
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corporation B B B
GFL GFL Environmental Inc B B B
HAL Halliburton Company B C B
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC Sponsored ADR B B B
HST Host Hotels and Resorts, Inc. B B B
KMX CarMax, Inc. C B B
L Loews Corporation B C B
LAMR Lamar Advertising Company B B B
LBTYB Liberty Glocbal Plc Class B B B B
LI Li Auto, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B C B
MAR Marriott International, Inc. B B B
MGM MGM Resorts International B B B
MMC Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc. B C B
MTB M and T Bank Corporation B C B
NLY Annaly Capital Management B C B
NWS News Corporation Class B B C B
NWSA News Corporation Class A B C B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B C B
OMC Omnicom Group Inc B C B
PBA Pembina Pipeline Corporation B C B
RH Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. B B B
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Class B B B B
TFC Truist Financial Corporation B C B
TSLA Tesla Inc C B B
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B B B
UBS UBS Group AG B B B
VER VEREIT, Inc. B D B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BA Boeing Company D B C
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. C C C
BWA BorgWarner Inc. D B C
HON Honeywell International C C C
IBM International Business Machines Corporation C C C
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transportation Services C C C
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. C C C
MMM 3M Company C C C
NTRS Northern Trust Corporation C C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation C C C
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C C
STT State Street Corporation C C C
TJX TJX Companies Inc. D B C
TRP TC Energy Corporation C D C
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation C C C
WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. C C C
AVGO Broadcom, Inc. C C C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company C C C
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. B C C
CCI Crown Castle International C C C
CDNS Cadence Design Systems, Inc. C C C
CVNA Carvana Co. Class A C C C
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A C C C
DE Deere and Company C B C
DOX Darden Restaurants, Inc. C B C
DTE DTE Energy Company B D C
ENPH Enphase Energy, Inc. C B C
EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation C C C
EXC Exelon Corporation B C C
GLOB Globant SA C C C
ICLR ICON Plc C C C
ISRG Intuitive Surgical, Inc. C B C
LLY Eli Lilly and Company B C C
LRCX Lam Research Corporation C C C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. B D C
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR C C C
NIO NIO Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. C C C
NTRA Natera, Inc. C D C
NUAN Nuance Communications, Inc. B D C
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation C B C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties, Inc. C B C
PEP PepsiCo, Inc. C C C
PINS Pinterest, Inc. Class A C B C
SE Sea Ltd. (Singapore) Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
SHOP Shopify, Inc. Class A C B C
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A C B C
TW Tradeweb Markets, Inc. Class A C C C
U Unity Software, Inc. C C C
UI Ubiquiti Inc. C C C
WCN Waste Connections, Inc. C C C
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corporation D C D
ADBE Adobe Inc. D C D
AEP American Electric Power D D D
ARGX argenc SE ADR D B D
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
BEP Brookfield Renewable Partners LP D C D
BIDU Baidu Inc Sponsored ADR D D D
BLL Ball Corporation D C D
CDAY Ceridian HCM Holding, Inc. D C D
CHWY Chewy, Inc. Class A D C D
CPB Campbell Soup Company, F C D
DOCU DocuSign, Inc. D C D
EBAY eBay Inc. D C D
EIX Edison International D D D
ETR Entergy Corporation D D D
FAST Fastenal Company D C D
GGG Graco Inc. D B D
GH Guardant Health, Inc. D C D
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
K Kellogg Company D C D
MNST Monster Beverage Corporation D C D
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. D D D
NFLX Netflix, Inc. D C D
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR D C D
NKE NIKE, Inc. Class B D C D
OKTA Okta, Inc. Class A D B D
OSH Oak Street Health, Inc. D B D
PDD Pinduoduo, Inc. Sponsored ADR D B D
PYPL PayPal Holdings, Inc. D D D
QCOM Qualcomm Inc D B D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc. D B D
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. D B D
SO Southern Company D D D
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. D C D
TREX Trex Company, Inc. D C D
TTD Trade Desk, Inc. Class A D B D
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. D C D
WDAY Workday, Inc. Class A D C D
WHR Whirpool Corporation D B D
XP XP Inc. Class A D B D
YNDX Yandex NV CLass A D C D
ZLAB Zai Lab Ltd. Sponsored ADR 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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