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 92 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
AAPL Apple Inc. B C B
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. B C B
AXON Axon Enterprise Inc. B B B
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A B D B
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B B D B
CCI Crown Castle International Corp. B C B
CDW CDW Corp. B C B
CLF Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. B B B
CNA CNA Financial Corp. B C B
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. B C B
DE Deere & Company B B B
DFS Discover Financial Services B C B
DISCK Discovery Inc Class C B C B
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. B C B
EQIX Equinix Inc. B C B
FNF Fidelity National Financial Inc. B B B
FWONA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty Formula One B C B
GD General Dynamics Corporation B C B
GWW W.W. Grainger Inc. B C B
JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. B C B
K Kellogg Company B C B
MET MetLife Inc. B B B
MLM Martin Marietta Materials Inc. B C B
MU Micron Technology Inc. B C B
NGG National Grid plc Sponsored ADR B C B
NVR NVR Inc. B C B
PEAK Healthpeak Properties Inc. B C B
PPD PPD, Inc. B B B
SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Class A B C B
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation B B B
TECK Teck Resources Limited Class B B B B
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C B B
WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation B B B
WSO Watsco Inc. B C B
XLNX Xilinx, Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BBL BHP Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
BILI Bilibili, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class Z C C C
BTI British American Tobacco PLC D C C
CPB Campbell Soup Company D B C
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR D C C
ES Eversource Energy C D C
GMAB Genmab A/S Sponsored ADR D B C
HUM Humana Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation C C C
LI Li Auto Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A C C C
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporation D B C
MKL Markel Corporation C D C
MO Altria Group Inc. C D C
PGR Progressive Corporation C D C
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc D C C
RPRX Royalty Pharma Plc Class A C D C
SBUX Starbucks Corporation D C C
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Inc. D C C
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
VMW VMware Inc. Class A D C C
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc. C C C
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies C C C
XPEV XPeng Inc ADR Sponsored Class A D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR C B C
AXP American Express Company C B C
BXP Boston Properties Inc. B C C
COO Cooper Companies Inc. C B C
CRWD CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Class A C B C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. C B C
GE General Electric Company C B C
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR C B C
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR C B C
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp. C B C
QS QuantumScape Corporation Class A C C C
SHOP Shopify Inc. Class A C C C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. C B C
TYL Tyler Technologies Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMZN Amazon.com Inc. D D D
CCL Carnival Corporation D C D
CI Cigna Corporation D C D
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation D C D
CUK Carnival plc Sponsored ADR D C D
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc. F B D
ETR Entergy Corporation D D D
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
MMM 3M Company D C D
OTEX Open Text Corporation D C D
PAYC Paycom Software Inc. D C D
PLTR Palantir Technologies Inc. Class A D C D
PTC PTC Inc. F B D
RCL Royal Caribbean Group D D D
ROP Roper Technologies Inc. D C D
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company D C D
WOLF Wolfspeed Inc. D C D
XRAY DENTSPLY SIRONA, Inc. D C D
YNDX Yandex NV 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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