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 77 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: Hold to Buy      
Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Sponsored ADR B B B
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. B C B
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. B C B
DUK Duke Energy Corporation B C B
EIX Edison International B C B
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc. B C B
FE FirstEnergy Corp. B C B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc B D B
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc. B B B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B C B
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR B C B
PKG Packaging Corporation of America B C B
REG Regency Centers Corporation B C B
ROST Ross Stores, Inc. B C B
SMFG Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. Sponsored ADR B C B
STM STMicroelectronics NV ADR RegS C B B
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank B C B
UI Ubiquiti Inc. B D B
UL Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR B C B
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C B

  Upgraded: Sell to Hold      
Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BGNE BeiGene Ltd Sponsored ADR C C C
BIDU Baidu Inc Sponsored ADR Class A D C C
CZR Caesars Entertainment Inc C C C
FDX FedEx Corporation C D C
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A D C C
PARAA Paramount Global Class A C D C
PINS Pinterest, Inc. Class A D C C
SNN Smith & Nephew plc Sponsored ADR D C C
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR D B C
WMG Warner Music Group Corp. Class A D B C

  Downgraded: Buy to Hold      
Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ABB ABB Ltd. Shs Sponsored American Depositary Receipt Repr 1 Sh B C C
ADI Analog Devices, Inc. C C C
CSX CSX Corporation C B C
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated B C C
DHI D.R. Horton, Inc. C C C
DHR Danaher Corporation C C C
EVRG Evergy, Inc. C C C
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. C B C
FTV Fortive Corp. C B C
HOLX Hologic, Inc. B C C
IQV IQVIA Holdings Inc C C C
KIM Kimco Realty Corporation B D C
LNT Alliant Energy Corp B C C
LRCX Lam Research Corporation C C C
MKC.V McCormick & Company, Incorporated B C C
MTD Mettler-Toledo International Inc. B C C
NDSN Nordson Corporation C C C
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. C B C
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp. C B C
RF Regions Financial Corporation B C C
ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. C C C
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation B C C
SHG Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR C C C
STT State Street Corporation C C C
TLK PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Sponsored ADR Class B C D C
WSO.B Watsco, Inc. Class B B C C

  Downgraded: Hold to Sell      
Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BALL Ball Corporation D C D
COF Capital One Financial Corp D C D
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A D B D
GFL GFL Environmental Inc D D D
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. D D D
INTU Intuit Inc. D D D
INVH Invitation Homes, Inc. D C D
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. D B D
MSFT Microsoft Corporation D C D
POOL Pool Corporation D C D
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated D C D
TECH Bio-Techne Corporation D C D
TRMB Trimble Inc. D C D
TROW T. Rowe Price Group D C D
TSLA Tesla Inc D B D
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A D D D
TTM Tata Motors Limited Sponsored ADR D C D
TYL Tyler Technologies, Inc. D C D
ZI ZoomInfo Technologies Inc D B D

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