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Weekly Upgrades and Downgrades

Weekly Upgrades and Downgrades

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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 85 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:

  Downgraded: Buy to Hold      
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ACI Albertsons Companies, Inc. Class A C C C
ARES Ares Management Corporation B C C
CAG Conagra Brands, Inc. B D C
CMI Cummins Inc. C B C
CTXS Citrix Systems, Inc. C B C
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A C B C
DE Deere & Company C C C
DEO Diageo plc Sponsored ADR C C C
EPAM EPAM Systems, Inc. C C C
FTS Fortis Inc. B C C
J Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. C C C
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. Class A B C C
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated B D C
MKC.V McCormick & Company, Incorporated B D C
MLM Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. C C C
MRVL Marvell Technology, Inc. C C C
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation C C C
PG Procter & Gamble Company B C C
RACE Ferrari NV C C C
RY Royal Bank of Canada C C C
SCI Service Corporation International B C C
SNY Sanofi Sponsored ADR D C C
TCOM Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR B D C
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation B D C
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A B C C
URI United Rentals, Inc. C B C

  Upgraded: Hold to Buy      
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AXP American Express Company B C B
BEKE KE Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A B D B
CAJ Canon Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. B B B
FICO Fair Isaac Corporation B C B
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. B B B
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc B C B
KIM Kimco Realty Corporation B D B
L Loews Corporation B D B
LAMR Lamar Advertising Company Class A B C B
MAA Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. B C B
PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation B C B

  Downgraded: Hold to Sell      
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. D C D
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc. C D D
APP AppLovin Corp. Class A C D D
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp D C D
BNTX BioNTech SE Sponsored ADR D C D
CDAY Ceridian HCM Holding, Inc. D B D
CG Carlyle Group Inc D C D
CRH CRH Plc Sponsored ADR D C D
DLR Digital Realty Trust, Inc. D D D
FDX FedEx Corporation D D D
FNF Fidelity National Financial, Inc. - FNF Group D C D
FRC First Republic Bank D C D
GSK GSK plc Sponsored ADR D C D
ING ING Groep NV Sponsored ADR D C D
JHX James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings D C D
MFG Mizuho Financial Group Inc Sponsored ADR D C D
MSCI MSCI Inc. Class A D C D
SONY Sony Group Corporation Sponsored ADR D C D
U Unity Software, Inc. D C D
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR D C D
USB U.S. Bancorp D C D
VTRS Viatris, Inc. D C D
WAT Waters Corporation D C D
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. D D D
WST West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. D C D
YUM Yum! Brands, Inc. D D D

  Upgraded: Sell to Hold      
Symbol Company Name Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited D C C
ARE Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. D C C
ASX ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D B C
ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc. C C C
GE General Electric Company D C C
LSXMA Liberty Media Corp. Series A Liberty SiriusXM C C C
LSXMB Liberty Media Corp. Series B Liberty SiriusXM C C C
LSXMK Liberty Media Corp. Series C Liberty SiriusXM C C C
NWS News Corporation Class B D C C
NWSA News Corporation Class A D C C
RCI Rogers Communications Inc. Class B C C C
SIVB SVB Financial Group C D C
VTR Ventas, Inc. C C C
WDC Western Digital Corporation C D C

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.


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