8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

VNR, GEVO, INT, PETD, MCF, QRE, SZYM, TGA slump in weekly rankings

   
8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of eight Oil and Gas stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Vanguard Natural Resources‘ (NYSE:VNR) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Vanguard Natural Resources is an independent natural gas and oil company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow, VNR also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VNR stock

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 15.9% over the past month, worse than the 3.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Sept. 21, 2012, 11% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For a full analysis of GEVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader

World Fuel Service (NYSE:INT) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. World Fuel Services is engaged in the marketing and sale of marine, aviation and land fuel products and related services on a worldwide basis. To get an in-depth look at INT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INT stock

PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. PDC is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin, and Michigan. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. As of Sept. 21, 2012, 17.1% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock

Contango Oil & Gas (AMEX:MCF) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to a F. Contango Oil & Gas explores, develops, produces, and acquires natural gas and oil properties. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of MCF stock, visit Portfolio Grader

QR Energy (NYSE:QRE) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. QR Energy owns and acquires producing oil and natural gas properties in North America. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at QRE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QRE stock

The rating of Solazyme (NASDAQ:SZYM) slips from a C to a D. Solazyme develops renewable oil and bio-products. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 13.7% over the past month. For a full analysis of SZYM stock, visit Portfolio Grader

This week, TransGlobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) drops from a C to a D rating. TransGlobe Energy is mainly engaged in the exploration for, and the development and production of, oil and gas in Egypt and Yemen. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. As of Sept. 21, 2012, 11.2% of outstanding TransGlobe Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGA 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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