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 115 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
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B C B
AMT American Tower Corporation B B B
AMX America Movil SAB de CV Sponsored ADR B C B
BLK BlackRock, Inc. B C B
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc. B C B
CNP CenterPoint Energy Inc. B C B
CPRT Copart Inc. B C B
CSX CSX Corporation B B B
ED Consolidated Edison Inc. B D B
EIX Edison International B D B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A B C B
FBHS Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. B C B
FND Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Class A B C B
FTS Fortis Inc. B C B
FWONK Liberty Media Corp. Series C Liberty Formula One B C B
IAC IAC/InteractiveCorp. B C B
JHX James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR B B B
LIN Linde plc B C B
LRCX Lam Research Corporation B C B
MAS Masco Corporation A D B
MCD McDonald’s Corporation B C B
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc. B C B
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation B C B
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR B B B
PBR.A Petroleo Brasileiro SA Sponsored ADR Pfd B B B
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp. C B B
PG Procter & Gamble Company B C B
RDS.B Royal Dutch Shell Plc Sponsored ADR Class B B D B
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. A C B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. B B B
SNPS Synopsys Inc. B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. B B B
TFC Truist Financial Corporation B C B
TM Toyota Motor Corp. Sponsored ADR B C B
TRU TransUnion B C B
TT Trane Technologies plc B C B
TYL Tyler Technologies Inc. B C B
UBS UBS Group AG B B B
UPS United Parcel Service Inc. Class B B C B
YUM YUM! Brands Inc. B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AES AES Corporation D C C
ALLE Allegion PLC C C C
AMCR Amcor PLC D C C
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation D C C
CDAY Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. D C C
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. D B C
CMS CMS Energy Corporation C D C
CRM salesforce.com, inc. C C C
CTAS Cintas Corporation C C C
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation D C C
DVA DaVita Inc. D C C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company D C C
ETR Entergy Corporation C D C
HWM Howmet Aerospace Inc. C C C
JKHY Jack Henry & Associates Inc. D C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp. Class C D C C
LII Lennox International Inc. C D C
MKC.V McCormick & Company Incorporated C C C
MMM 3M Company C C C
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
NKE NIKE Inc. Class B C C C
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc C D C
PHM PulteGroup Inc C C C
PTC PTC Inc. D B C
SO Southern Company C C C
SRE Sempra Energy C D C
SUZ Suzano SA Sponsored ADR D B C
TJX TJX Companies Inc. D B C
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company C C C
VICI VICI Properties Inc C D C
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated D C C
WOLF Wolfspeed Inc. C C C
XEL Xcel Energy Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAL American Airlines Group Inc. C B C
ADBE Adobe Inc. C C C
ADI Analog Devices Inc. B C C
AXON Axon Enterprise Inc. C B C
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company C C C
BILL Bill.com Holdings Inc. C B C
CLF Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. C B C
DISCK Discovery Inc. Class C C C C
ENB Enbridge Inc. B C C
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P. C C C
MAR Marriott International Inc. Class A C B C
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. C B C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation C C C
MU Micron Technology Inc. C C C
O Realty Income Corporation C C C
RH Restoration Hardware C B C
SKM Sk Telecom Co Ltd Sponsored ADR C B C
STT State Street Corporation C C C
TECK Teck Resources Limited Class B C B C
U Unity Software Inc. C C C
URI United Rentals Inc. C C C
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. C C C
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation C B C
WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation C B C
ZI ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BILI Bilibili Inc Sponsored ADR Class Z D C D
BSBR Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. D C D
ESTC Elastic NV F C D
FB Meta Platforms Inc. Class A D C D
LYFT Lyft Inc Class A D C D
MFC Manulife Finanical Corporation D C D
PODD Insulet Corporation D D D
RPRX Royalty Pharma Plc Class A D C D
SAN Banco Santander S.A. Sponsored ADR D C D
SNOW Snowflake Inc. Class A D B D
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Inc. D C D
UAL United Airlines Holdings Inc. D B D
WBK Westpac Banking Corp Sponsored ADR D C D
WRK WestRock Company 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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