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 83 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
ABNB Airbnb, Inc. Class A C B B
ALLY Ally Financial Inc B C B
AOS A. O. Smith Corporation B C B
CF CF Industries Holdings, Inc. B D B
CTLT Catalent Inc A D B
DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated B C B
DOV Dover Corporation B B B
E Eni S.p.A. Sponsored ADR B D B
EMN Eastman Chemical Company B C B
EOG EOG Resources, Inc. B C B
EQNR Equinor ASA Sponsored ADR B C B
FIS Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. B C B
FOX Fox Corporation Class B B C B
FOXA Fox Corporation Class A B C B
ICE Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. B C B
MFC Manulife Financial Corporation B C B
MRO Marathon Oil Corporation B C B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc B D B
PFG Principal Financial Group, Inc. B B B
PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. B C B
RBA RB Global, Inc. B B B
RIO Rio Tinto plc Sponsored ADR B C B
RRX Regal Rexnord Corporation B C B
SHW Sherwin-Williams Company B C B
SO Southern Company B C B
SRPT Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. B C B
TS Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR B C B
TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A A B B
V Visa Inc. Class A B C B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. B C B

Downgraded: Buy to Hold

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
AKAM Akamai Technologies, Inc. C C C
BLDR Builders FirstSource, Inc. C C C
CDW CDW Corporation B C C
CPAY Corpay, Inc. C C C
CPRT Copart, Inc. C C C
CRM Salesforce, Inc. C C C
DDOG Datadog Inc Class A C C C
ENTG Entegris, Inc. C C C
JNPR Juniper Networks, Inc. B D C
LI Li Auto, Inc. Sponsored ADR Class A C A C
MRVL Marvell Technology, Inc. B C C
SKX Skechers U.S.A., Inc. Class A C B C
VIV Telefonica Brasil SA Sponsored ADR C C C
VMC Vulcan Materials Company B C C
WIT Wipro Limited Sponsored ADR C C C
ZS Zscaler, Inc. C C C

Upgraded: Sell to Hold

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
BAM Brookfield Asset Management Ltd. Class A C C C
BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corp. Class A D C C
BHP BHP Group Ltd Sponsored American Depositary Receipt Repr 2 Shs D C C
BTI British American Tobacco PLC Sponsored ADR D C C
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Sponsored ADR D C C
DHR Danaher Corporation C C C
DRI Darden Restaurants, Inc. D C C
FND Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Class A C C C
GEHC GE Healthcare Technologies Inc. D B C
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation D B C
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation D C C
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. C C C
MO Altria Group, Inc. C C C
NTR Nutrien Ltd. C D C
ORAN Orange SA Sponsored ADR C C C
OTIS Otis Worldwide Corporation C C C
PKX POSCO Holdings Inc. Sponsored ADR C C C
RY Royal Bank of Canada D C C
SRE Sempra C C C
WAT Waters Corporation C C C

Downgraded: Hold to Sell

Symbol Company Quantitative Grade Fundamental Grade Total Grade
ALC Alcon AG D C D
AMT American Tower Corporation F B D
BBDO Banco Bradesco S.A. Sponsored ADR D B D
CRL Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. D C D
CSGP CoStar Group, Inc. D C D
DT Dynatrace, Inc. D B D
EBR Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA-Eletrobras Sponsored ADR D C D
FSLR First Solar, Inc. D B D
FTNT Fortinet, Inc. D C D
HD Home Depot, Inc. D C D
MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated D C D
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation D D D
RBLX Roblox Corp. Class A D C D
SE Sea Limited Sponsored ADR Class A D D D
SNOW Snowflake, Inc. Class A D C D
TRU TransUnion D B D

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Louis Navellier

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