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 133 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
A Agilent Technologies Inc. B C B
AAP Advanced Auto Parts Inc. B C B
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company B B B
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. B B B
AOS A.O. Smith Corporation B B B
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation B C B
BSY Bentley Systems, Incorporated Class B B C B
CARR Carrier Global Corp. B C B
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc. B C B
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
CONE CyrusOne Inc. B C B
DHR Danaher Corporation B C B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B B B
ENPH Enphase Energy Inc. B B B
ETSY Etsy, Inc. B C B
EXC Exelon Corporation B C B
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. C A B
GM General Motors Company B C B
GNRC Generac Holdings Inc. B C B
GPC Genuine Parts Company B C B
HSY Hershey Company B C B
INFY Infosys Limited Sponsored ADR B C B
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. B C B
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems Inc. B C B
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A B D B
NDSN Nordson Corporation B B B
ORLY O’Reilley Automotive Inc. B C B
PKI PerkinElmer Inc. B C B
QS QuantumScape Corporation Class A B C B
SHOP Shopify Inc. Class A B C B
SITE SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc. B B B
SJM J.M. Smucker Company B D B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. B B B
SPGI S&P Global Inc. B B B
STT State Street Corporation B C B
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B B B
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. B C B
TYL Tyler Technologies Inc. B C B
U Unity Software Inc. B C B
UMC United Microelectronics Corp. B B B
WDC Western Digital Corporation B C B
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C B B
ZTS Zoetis Inc. Class A B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc. C C C
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc. C C C
BAX Baxter International Inc. D C C
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
CHD Church &Dwight Co. Inc. C C C
CHWY Chewy Inc. Class A C C C
CNC Centene Corporation C C C
CRM salesforce.com inc. C C C
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc. C C C
DOCU DocuSign, Inc. D C C
DOW Dow, Inc. D B C
EQIX Equinix Inc. C C C
FBHS Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. C C C
FIVN Five9 Inc. C B C
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp. Class C D C C
MAS Masco Corporation C D C
MASI Masimo Corporation C C C
MPW Medical Properties Trust Inc. D C C
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
NTES NetEase Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV D C C
PODD Insulet Corporation C D C
SNPS Synopsys Inc. C C C
SSNC SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. D C C
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited C C C
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing D C C
TTD Trade Desk Inc. Class A C B C
WHR Whirlpool Corporation C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR C B C
ALL Allstate Corporation B D C
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR B C C
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A B C C
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B B C C
DAR Darling Ingredients Inc. C B C
DBX Dropbox Inc. Class A C B C
DIS Walt Disney Company C C C
DISCA Discovery Inc. Class A B C C
DISCK Discovery Inc. Class C B C C
GD General Dynamics Corporation B C C
HST Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. C C C
HWM Howmet Aerospace Inc. C C C
IAC IAC/InteractiveCorp. C C C
INFO IHS Markit Ltd. B C C
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc. Class P B D C
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation C C C
NWS News Corporation Class B C B C
NWSA News Corporation Class A C B C
OMC Omnicom Group Inc C C C
PEAK HealthPeak Properties Inc. C C C
PEP PepsiCo. Inc. B C C
PLTR Palantir Technologies Inc. Class A C C C
PSX Phillips 66 C B C
RH Restoration Hardware C B C
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
SLB Schlumberger NV B C C
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR C B C
UAL United Airlines Holdings Inc. C B C
VIAC Viacom CBS Inc. Class A B D C
VIACA ViacomCBS Inc. CLass A B D C
VTR Ventas Inc. C B C
WPC W.P. Carey Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AEE Ameren Corporation D C D
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. D C D
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation D C D
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C D
DTE DTE Energy Company D D D
DVA DaVita Inc. D C D
FSLR First Solar Inc. C D D
HEI.A HEICO Corporation Class A D C D
HMC Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR D D D
HON Honeywell International Inc. D C D
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
LHX L3Harris Technologies Inc. D C D
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. D C D
MDT Medtronic Plc D C D
MO Altria Group Inc. C D D
MTCH Match Group Inc. D D D
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands Internation Inc. D C D
ROST Ross Stores Inc. F A D
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
SBUX Starbucks Corporation D C D
SYY Sysco Corporation D C D
TJX TJX Companies Inc. F B D
VICI VICI Properties Inc. D D D

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