by Portfolio Grader | October 5, 2012 8:00 pm
This week, nine Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AMID) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). American Midstream Partners is engaged in the business of gathering, treating, processing and transporting of natural gas. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, AMID also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMID stock.
This week, Kinder Morgan Managemen (NYSE:KMR) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Kinder Morgan Management is a limited partner in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and manages and controls its business and affairs. Shares of the company jumped 5.8% over the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMR stock.
EOG Resources‘s (NYSE:EOG) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. EOG Resources is in the business of the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil. Shares of the company increased 1.9% from a month prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock.
This week, Chesapeake Midstream Partners‘s (NYSE:CHKM) ratings are up 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. Over the past month, the price of CHKM bumped up 16.2%. This is better than the S&P 500’s 4% increase for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKM stock.
Blueknight Energy (NASDAQ:BKEP) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Blueknight Energy Partners provides integrated terminalling, storage, processing, gathering, and transportation services for companies engaged in the production, distribution, and marketing of crude oil and asphalt products in the United States. The stock price has risen 1.1% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKEP stock.
Miller Energy Resources (NYSE:MILL) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Miller Petroleum is an oil and gas exploration, production, and drilling firm. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MILL stock.
Crimson Exploration (NASDAQ:CXPO) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Crimson Exploration is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploitation, exploration and development of natural gas and crude oil properties. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CXPO stock.
This is a strong week for Synergy Resources (AMEX:SYRG). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Synergy Resources is engaged in oil and gas acquisitions, exploration, development and production activities, mainly in the area known as the Denver-Julesburg Basin. The company’s stock price increased 55.7% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYRG stock.
Longwei Petroleum (AMEX:LPH) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Longwei Petroleum is involved in oil and gas operations in the People’s Republic of China. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 2.7. Shares of LPH have risen 18.4% over the last month. 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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