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 66 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
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria C B B
CBOE Cboe Global Markets Inc. B C B
CNI Canadian National Railway Company B C B
CTLT Catalent Inc B C B
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. B C B
GFL GFL Environmental Inc B C B
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc B B B
NICE NICE Ltd Sponsored ADR B C B
PAYC Paycom Software, Inc. B B B
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR B C B
RMD ResMed, Inc. B C B
SGEN Seagen, Inc. B C B
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation B D B
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. B C B
ZS Zscaler, Inc. B B B
Upgraded: From Sell to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited C C C
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation D C C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B C C C
TFC Truist Financial Corporation C C C
TT Trane Technologies plc D C C
Downgraded: From Buy to Hold
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
AAP Advance Auto Parts, Inc. B C C
ABEV Ambev SA Sponsored ADR D B C
AQN Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. C B C
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR C B C
BSBR Banco Santander (Brazil) Sponsored ADR C B C
BXP Boston Properties Inc. C B C
CAH Cardinal Health, Inc. B D C
CCI Crown Castle International Corp C C C
DFS Discover Financial Services C C C
EQR Equity Residential B C C
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. B C C
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation C C C
INTU Intuit Inc. C C C
KB KB Financial Group Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation B C C
LDOS Leidos Holdings, Inc. B C C
LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc. C B C
MAS Masco Corporation C B C
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc. B C C
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated B C C
MKC.V McCormick & Company, Incorporated B C C
MPW Medical Properties Trust, Inc. C B C
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. B C C
NTAP NetApp, Inc. C B C
NVS Novartis AG Sponsored ADR B C C
PRU Prudential Financial Inc. B D C
RPM RPM International Inc. C C C
RPRX Royalty Pharma Plc Class A C C C
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. B C C
STX Seagate Technology Holdings PLC C C C
TAP Molson Coors Beverage Company Class B C C C
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation C C C
TEL TE Connectivity Ltd. C C C
VTR Ventas, Inc. B C C
Downgraded: From Hold to Sell
Symbol Company Name Quantitative
ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. D D D
BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. D C D
BIIB Biogen Inc. D C D
COF Capital One Financial Corp D C D
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. C D D
IP International Paper Company D C D
JHX James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
TAK Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR D D D
TGT Target Corporation D D D
UI Ubiquiti Inc. C F D
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc D C D
ZEN Zendesk, Inc. D C D

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