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 129 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
AON Aon Plc Class A B C B
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. B C B
BILI Bilibili, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class Z B C B
BKR Baker Hughes Company Class A B C B
CNQ Canadian Natural Resources Limited B B B
DIS Walt Disney Company B B B
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. B B B
EQR Equity Residential B C B
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc C B B
KLAC KLA Corporation B C B
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc Class P B C B
L Loews Corporation B C B
LI Li Auto, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B C B
LRCX Lam Research Corporation B C B
MSFT Microsoft Corporation B C B
MTN Vail Resorts, Inc. B C B
NLOK NortonLifeLock Inc. B C B
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. B C C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B C B
RDS.A Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored ADR B B B
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
SBUX Starbucks Corporation B B B
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. B C B
SHOP Shopify, Inc. Class A C B B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. B B B
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation B C B
TS Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
TSLA Tesla Inc C B B
WELL Welltower, Inc. B D B
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADBE Adobe Inc. C C C
CCL.U Carnival Corporation C D C
CHWY Chewy, Inc. Class A C C C
CPB Campbell Soup Company D C C
CTAS Cintas Corporation D C C
EXPE Expedia Group, Inc. C C C
FAST Fastenal Company C C C
FISV Fiserv, Inc. D B C
GIS General Mills, Inc. C D C
HMC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D B C
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd Sponsored ADR D C C
KDP Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. C C C
KHC Kraft Heinz Company C C C
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc C B C
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated D B C
NFLX Netflix, Inc. C C C
PYPL PayPal Holdings Inc C D C
RE Everest Re Group, Ltd. D B C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company C D C
SU Suncor Energy Inc. C C C
WTRG Essential Utilities, Inc. C C C
WYNN Wynn Resorts, Limited D C C
YNDX Yandex NV Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
ALC Alcon AG C C C
ALLE Allegion PLC C C C
BLDR Builders FirstSource, Inc. C B C
CAT Caterpillar Inc. C B C
CCEP Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc C C C
CE Celanese Corporation C B C
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd B C C
CNA CNA Financial Corporation C C C
COO Cooper Companies, Inc. C B C
CTVA Corteva Inc C C C
DISCA Discovery, Inc. Class A C B C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. C C C
DPZ Domino’s Pizza, Inc. B D C
DVA DaVita Inc. C C C
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A C B C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B C C
FCX Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. C B C
FE FirstEnergy Corp. B D C
FIVE Five Below, Inc. C C C
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. C C C
HOLX Hologic, Inc. C B C
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. C B C
IX ORIX Corporation Sponsored ADR B C C
LBRDA Liberty Broadband Corp. Class A B D C
MCO Moody’s Corporation C C C
NWL Newell Brands Inc C B C
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. C C C
RSG Republic Services, Inc. C C C
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A C B C
SE Sea Ltd. (Singapore) Sponsored B C C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company B C C
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. C C C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A C B C
TXG 10x Genomics Inc Class A C B C
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. B C C
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
VER VEREIT, Inc. B D C
VICI VICI Properties Inc C C C
WM Waste Management, Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AES AES Corporation D C D
AGR Avangrid, Inc. D D D
AMCR Amcor PLC D B D
BHP BHP Group Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company D C D
CHGG Chegg, Inc. D B D
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limited D C D
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C D C D
DOW Dow, Inc. D B D
EBAY eBay Inc. D C D
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D D D
GMAB Genmab A/S Sponsored ADR D D D
GPC Genuine Parts Company D C D
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. D D D
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. D B D
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. D C D
LOW Lowe’s Companies, Inc. D D D
MASI Masimo Corporation D C D
MCD McDonald’s Corporation D C D
MDT Medtronic Plc D C D
MMM 3M Company D C D
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. D D D
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation D C D
O Realty Income Corporation D C D
OPEN Opendoor Technologies Inc D C D
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR D C D
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation D C D
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. F C D
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B D C D
SKM SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. D C D
TJX TJX Companies Inc D B D
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation D B 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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