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 75 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 Ailgent Technologies, Inc. B C B
ABT Abbott Laboratories B B B
AMGN Amgen Inc. B C B
APO Apollo Global Management Inc. B D B
CE Celanese Corporation B B B
CNA CNA Financial Corporation B C B
CTLT Catalent Inc. B C B
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc B C B
DHR Danaher Corporation B C B
FCX Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. B B B
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
KKR KKR & Co. Inc. B D B
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. B C B
NVS Novartis AG Sponsored ADR B C B
RF Regions Finanical Corporation B C B
ROL Rollins, Inc. B C B
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation B C B
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co. Ltd, Sponsored ADR B C B
STX Seagate Technology Holdings PLC B C B
SYK Stryker Corporation B C B
TDG TransDigm Group Incorporated B C B
TDY Teledyne Technologies Incorporated B B B
TPL Texas Pacific Land Corporation B B B
VALE Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AES AES Corporation C D C
BCS Barclays PLC Sponsored ADR C C C
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. C C C
BIDU Baidu Inc Sponsored ADR Class A C D C
EMN Eastman Chemical Company C C C
FRC First Republic Bank D C C
HON Honeywell International Inc. C C C
IEX IDEX Corporation D C C
KMX CarMax, Inc. C C C
LBTYA Liberty Global Plc Class A C C C
OTEX Open Text Corporation C C C
RYAAY Ryanair Holdings Plc Sponsored ADR C C C
T AT&T Inc. C C C
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR C D C
U Unity Software, Inc. C C C
VRTS Viatris, Inc. C C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B C C
ABMD ABIOMED, Inc. C C C
CARR Carrier Global Corp. C B C
CME CME Group Inc. Class A C C C
CPB Campbell Soup Company C C C
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. C C C
DE Deere & Company C C C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. C C C
FERG Ferguson Plc C C C
GOOG Alphabet Inc. Class C B C C
GOOGL Alphabet Inc. Class A B C C
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. C B C
INTU Intuit Inc. C B C
KHC Kraft Heinz Company C C C
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation C C C
NOK Nokia Oyj Sponsored ADR B C C
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company C C C
SJM J.M. Smucker Company C D C
SPG Simon Property Group, Inc. B C C
SPLK Splunk Inc. C C C
SUI Sun Communities, Inc. B D C
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Class B C C C
WMT Walmart In. C C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
Grade
Fundamental
Grade
Total
Grade
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. D D D
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation D C D
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company D C D
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C D
DELL Dell Technologies Inc Class C C D D
GM General Motors Company D C D
HDB HDFC Bank Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
HMC Hondo Motor Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D C D
IP International Paper Company D C D
RBLX Roblox Corp. Class A D C D
TGT Target Corporation D D D
WDAY Workday Inc. Class A 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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