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 84 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
A Agilent Technologies, Inc. B B B
ABB ABB Ltd. Sponsored ADR B B B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B C B
ALB Albemarle Corporation B D B
BILL Bill.com Holdings, Inc. B B B
BRKR Bruker Corporation B B B
CAJ Canon Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
CRL Charles River Laboratories International B C B
GIB CGI Inc. Class A B C B
HUM Humana Inc. B C B
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A B C B
LBTYK Liberty Global Plc Class C B C B
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B B B B
MORN Morningstar, Inc. B C B
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. B C B
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A B C B
NET Cloudflare Inc Class A B C B
QCOM Qualcomm Inc B B B
TSLA Tesla Inc C B B
UMC United Microelectronics Corp. B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABMD ABIOMED, Inc. C C C
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. D C C
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation C D C
ILMN Illumina, Inc. D C C
MASI Masimo Corporation D C C
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
NMR Nomura Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR C D C
RPRX Royalty Pharma Plc Class A C D C
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. C C C
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. C D C
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALLE Allegion PLC C C C
AMCR Amcor PLC C C C
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. B D C
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation B C C
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. C C C
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation B C C
CAT Caterpillar Inc. C B C
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. C B C
CI Cigna Corporation B D C
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company B C C
CTVA Corteva Inc B C C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. C C C
EA Electronic Arts Inc. B C C
EIX Edison International B D C
EPAM EPAM Systems, Inc. C C C
FB Meta Platforms Inc. Class A C C C
GFL GFL Environmental Inc C C C
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. C D C
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. C C C
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation C C C
HSIC Henry Schein, Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation C C C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C C C
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation B D C
LCID Lucid Group, Inc. B D C
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc B C C
NUAN Nuance Communications, Inc. B C C
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation C C C
PKX POSCO Sponsored ADR C B C
RACE Ferrari NV B C C
SBSW Sibanye Stillwater Limited C C C
TDY Teledyne Technologies Incorporated C C C
TRU TransUnion C C C
VOD Vodafone Group Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. B C C
WRK WestRock Company B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AES AES Corporation D C D
ANSS ANSYS, Inc. D C D
BF.A Brown-Forman Corporation Class A D C D
BSY Bentley Systems, Incorporated Class B D C D
FTV Fortive Corp. D D D
HON Honeywell International Inc. D C D
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. D D D
OTEX Open Text Corporation D C D
PAYC Paycom Software, Inc. D C D
SBUX Starbucks Corporation D C D
SHOP Shopify, Inc. Class A D C D
SONY Sony Group Corporation D C D
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. D C D
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. C D D
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C D
UI Ubiquiti Inc. D D D
XYL Xylem Inc. D D 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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