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 98 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
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. B C B
APH Amphenol Corporation Class A B C B
BBWI Bath & Body Works Inc. B D B
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. B C B
CCK Crown Holdings Inc. B C B
CI Cigna Corporation B C B
CL Colgate Palmolive Company B C B
CMS CMS Energy Corporation B D B
CNI Canadian National Railway Company B C B
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR B C B
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. B C B
EA Electronic Arts Inc. C B B
EC Ecopetrol SA Sponsored ADR B B B
EIX Edison International B D B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A B C B
HEI HEICO Corporation B C B
HUBB Hubbell Incorporated Class B B C B
HZNP Horizon Therapeutics Public Limited B B B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange Inc. B C B
IEX IDEX Corporation B C B
ITUB Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
JHX James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR B B B
LMT Lockheed Martin Corporation B C B
LSXMB Liberty Media Crop. Series B Liberty SiriusXM B B B
MKL Markel Corporation B D B
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. B C B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. B D B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B C B
PNR Pentair plc B C B
SKM Sk Telecom Co Ltd Sponsored ADR B B B
SNY Sanofi SA Sponsored ADR B C B
TAP.A Molson Coors Beverage Company Class A B B B
TEF Telefonica SA Sponsored ADR B C B
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
VIV Telefonica Brasil SA Sponsored ADR B C B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B
WTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited B C B
WY Weyerhaeuser Company B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALGN Align Technology Inc. D B C
APTV Aptiv PLC C D C
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc. C C C
BBY Best Buy Co., Inc. D C C
BGNE BeiGene, Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C C
CRWD CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. Class A D B C
CTXS Citrix Systems Inc. C C C
FND Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Class A C C C
FTV Fortive Corp. C D C
GMAB Genmab A/S Sponsored ADR D B C
HOLX Hologic Inc. C C C
MDT Medtronic Plc D C C
OTEX Open Text Corporation C C C
QGEN QIAGEN NV D B C
ROL Rollins Inc. D C C
SOFI SoFi Technologies Inc C C C
XP XP Inc. Class A D B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BWA BorgWarner Inc. C C C
CLX Clorox Company C C C
CPB Campbell Soup Company B C C
DISCA Discovery Inc. Class A C C C
DISCK Discovery Inc Class C C C C
ENTG Entegris Inc. C C C
EQIX Equinix Inc. C C C
FB Meta Platforms Inc. Class A C C C
FFIV F5 Inc. C C C
FRC First Republic Bank C C C
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc. B C C
ICLR ICON Plc B C C
IP International Paper Company C C C
IVZ Invesco Ltd. C B C
LBYTK Liberty Global Plc Class C C C C
LEN Lennar Corporation Class A C C C
LRCX Lam Research Corporation C C C
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV C B C
MMM 3M Company C C C
MORN Morningstar Inc. B C C
MTB M&T Bank Corporation B C C
MU Micron Technology Inc. C C C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
QCOM Qualcomm Inc. C C C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. C C C
T AT&T Inc. C C C
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Class B C B C
UI Ubiquiti Inc. B D C
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. D D D
NFLX Netflix Inc. F C D
CMI Cummins Inc. D C D
ECL Ecolab Inc. D C D
LBRDA Liberty Broadband Corp. Class A D C D
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Inc. D C D
LDOS Leidos Holdings Inc. D C D
PCAR PACCAR Inc. D D D
INCY Incyte Corporation D B D
CSGP CoStar Group Inc. D C D
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
SNAP Snap Inc. Class A D C D
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR 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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