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4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

CVI, HFC, CHKM, LPH improve in weekly rankings

   

Four Oil and Gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. CVR Energy engages in refining and marketing transportation fuels in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth, CVI also gets A’s. Shares of CVI have increased 12% over the past month, better than the 2.7% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9.5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVI stock.

This week, HollyFrontier‘s (NYSE:HFC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Holly refines, transports, stores and markets petroleum products. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HFC stock.

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:CHKM) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Chesapeake Midstream Partners owns, operates, develops, and acquires natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil gathering systems, as well as other midstream energy assets in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKM stock.

Longwei Petroleum‘s (AMEX:LPH) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding is an energy company that, through its subsidiaries, is involved in oil and gas operations in the People’s Republic of China. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPH stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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