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 89 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
ABNB Airbnb, Inc. Class A B B B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
ALC Alcon AG B C B
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. B D B
AMT American Tower Corporation B C B
APO Apollo Global Management B C B
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. B D B
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Company A C B
BKI Black Knight Inc. B B B
BKNG Booking Holdings Inc. B B B
CDW CDW Corp. B C B
CI Cigna Corporation B C B
DRI Darden Restaurants Inc. B C B
EPAM EPAM Systems Inc. B C B
GDDY GoDaddy, Inc. Class A B C B
HSBC HSBC Holdings plc Sponsored ADR B C B
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. B C B
LCID Lucid Group Inc. B C B
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B B C B
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. C A B
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV B B B
PAYC Paycom Software, Inc. B C B
PPL PPL Corporation B D B
QGEN QIAGEN NV B B B
RACE Ferrari NV B C B
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company B C B
STX Seagate Technology Holdings PLC B C B
SYK Stryker Corporation B C B
TWTR Twitter Inc. B B B
UMC United Microelectronics Corp. C B B
VTR Ventas, Inc. B D B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ADBE Adobe Incorporated C C C
ALLY Ally Financial Inc C C C
CLX Clorox Company C C C
CRL Charles River Laboratories International D C C
CRM Salesforce, Inc. C C C
DASH DoorDash, Inc. Class A C C C
FCNCA First Citizens BancShares, Inc. Class A D B C
GNRC Generac Holdings Inc C C C
INTC Intel Corporation D B C
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. C C C
WDC Western Digital Corporation C D C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR C C C
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc. C C C
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria C B C
BCH Banco de Chile Sponsored ADR C B C
CBRE CBRE Group, Inc. Class A C B C
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C C
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. C C C
EMR Emerson Electric Co. C C C
EXPE Expedia Group Inc. C C C
FERG Ferguson Plc C C C
GMAB Genmab A/S Sponsored ADR C B C
ICE Intercontinental Exchange Inc. C C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. C C C
MCO Moody’s Corporation C D C
MT ArcelorMittal SA ADR B C C
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR B C C
NTAP NetApp, Inc. C B C
NVS Novartis AG Sponsored ADR B C C
POOL Pool Corporation C B C
ROP Roper Technologies Inc. B C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation C B C
SPLK Splunk Inc. C C C
SUI Sun Communities Inc. B D C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation B D C
URI United Rentals Inc. C B C
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company C C C
WSO Watsco Inc. C B C
WSO.B Watsco, Inc. Class B C B C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D C D
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA D C D
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C D
DD DuPont de Nemours D D D
DVA DaVita inc. D C D
EBAY eBay Inc. C F D
ELAN Elanco Animal Health Inc. D C D
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
JCI Johnson Controls International plc D D D
LBTYB Liberty Global Plc Class B D C D
PARAA Paramount Global Plc Class B D C D
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc. D C D
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc. D D D
TT Trane Technologies plc D C D
UI Ubiquiti Inc. C D D
WTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited D D D
XP XP Inc. Class A F B 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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