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 72 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
ANET Arista Networks, Inc. B C B
AON Aon Plc Class A B C B
BLDR Builders FirstSource, Inc. C B B
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A B C B
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B B C B
BXP Boston Properties, Inc. B D B
CE Celanese Corporation B B B
DELL Dell Technologies Inc. Class C B C B
DISCA Discovery Inc., Class A B B B
DUK Duke Energy Corporation B C B
ELS Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. B C B
FCX Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. B B B
HZNP Horizon Therapeutics B B B
KHC Kraft Heinz Company B C B
MSFT Microsoft Corporation B C B
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR B B B
NVO Novo Nordisk A/S Sponsored ADR B C B
PFG Principal Financial Group B C B
PSX Phillips 66 B B B
RH Restoration Hardware B B B
RSG Republic Services, Inc. B B B
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. B C B
SNP China Petroleum &Chemical B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage B B B
TECK Teck Resources Limited B C B
TLK PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. D B C
AZN Astrazeneca PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
BAP Credicorp Ltd. D C C
BIDU Baidu Inc Sponsored ADR C D C
BIIB Biogen Inc. C D C
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C C
BWA BorgWarner Inc. D B C
CDAY Ceridian HCM Holdings Inc. C C C
DPZ Domino’s Pizza Inc. C D C
EBAY eBay Inc. C C C
GIS General Mills, Inc. C C C
HON Honeywell International Inc. C C C
HTHT Huazhu Group Ltd Sponsored D C C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. C C C
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. C D C
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B D B C
LOGI Logitech International D B C
MKL Markel Corporation C C C
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR D C C
PUK Prudential plc Sponsored ADR C C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. C C C
SPGI S&P Global Inc. C C C
STE STERIS Plc C D C
SYY Sysco Corporation D B C
WLTW Willis Towers Watson D C C
WY Weyerhaeuser Company D B C
YNDX Yandex NV Class A C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AXON Azon Enterprise Inc C C C
BIO.B Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Class B C C C
ENTG Entegris, Inc. C C C
PKX POSCO Sponsored ADR C B C
PM Philip Morris International B D C
RGEN Repligen Corporation C B C
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AVLR Avalara Inc D C D
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored D C D
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company D C D
CGNX Cognex Corporation D B D
HOLX Hologic Inc. D B D
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group D B D
MCHP Microchip Technology D B D
QRVO Qorvo, Inc. D B D
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR D C D
SNPS Synopsys Inc. D C D
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS D B D
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor 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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