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 102 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
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. B C B
AVTR Avantor, Inc. B C B
AZPN Aspen Technology, Inc. A B B
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. B A B
CAJ Canon Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. B C B
CRWD CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. B B B
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. B C B
DXCM DexCom, Inc. B C B
GMAB Genmab A/S Sponsored ADR B B B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B D B
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprises B B B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange B B B
ICLR ICON Plc B C B
J Jacons Engineering Group B D B
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc. B B B
LYB LyondellBasell Industries B C B
MCHP Microchip Technology Incorporated C B B
MCO Moody’s Corporation C B B
MTD Mettler-Toledo International B C B
NOW ServiceNow, Inc. B C B
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. B C B
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation B B B
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies Incorporated B B B
SPLK Splunk Inc. B C B
STM STMicroelectronics B B B
URI United Rentals Inc. B B B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B
WAT Waters Corporation B C B
WOLF Wolfspeed Inc B C B
XPEV XPeng, Inc. ADR B C B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation D C C
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C C
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. D B C
DELL Dell Technologies Inc C D C
EBAY eBay Inc. B D C
FTV Fortive Corp. D C C
GLW Corning Inc D C C
HMC Honda Motor Co. Ltd C C C
LEN.B Lennar Corporation Class B C C C
LRCX Lam Research Corporation C C C
LU Lufax Holding Limited Sponsored ADR D C C
MAS Masco Corporation D B C
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. C C C
PH Parker Hannifin Corporation C C C
PTC PTC Inc. C C C
SONY Sony Group Corporation C C C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. C D C
TWTR Twitter Inc. C B C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAL American Airlines Group C B C
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B C C
ALC Alcon AG C C C
ALL Allstate Corporation B D C
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals B C C
AMGN Amgen Inc. B C C
APO Apollo Global Management C C C
ARE Alexandria Real Estate B D C
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR C C C
CCK Crown Holdings, Inc. B C C
DB Deutsche Bank C C C
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. C D C
EQIX Equinix, Inc. B C C
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A C C C
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties B D C
GOOG Alphabet Inc. Class C C C C
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B C C
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC B C C
IBM International Business Machines Corporation B C C
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. B C C
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc Sponsored ADR C C C
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation C B C
NKE NIKE Inc. Class B C C C
PEAK Healthpeak Properties Inc. C D C
PPL PPL Corporation B D C
SAN Banco Santander S.A. D B C
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. C C C
TDY Teledyne Technologies Incorporated C B C
TEAM Atlassian Corp. Plc Class A B C C
UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. C C C
VTR Ventas, Inc. B D C
WTW Willis Towers Watson D C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ALLY Ally Financial Inc D C D
AMZN Amazon.com Inc. D D D
BAX Baxter International Inc. D C D
CRL Charles River Laboratories D C D
DPZ Domino’s Pizza Inc. D D D
EA Electronic Arts Inc. D C D
GGG Graco Inc. D C D
GNRC Generac Holdings Inc. D C D
IDXX IDEXX Laboratories Inc. D C D
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A D C D
LUV Southwest Airlines Co. D C D
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. D B D
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc D C D
SNN Smith & Nephew Plc D C D
SSNC SS&C Technologies Holdings D C D
TFC Truist Financial Corporation D C D
VRSN VeriSign, Inc. D C D
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. D C D
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance D C D
WDC Western Digital Corporation 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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