6 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 9, 2012 2:30 pm

Six Oil and Gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

SandRidge Permian Trust (NYSE:PER[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PER stock[3].

Miller Energy Resources (NYSE:MILL[4]) 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. The stock price has risen 3.7% over the past month, better than the 4.4% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MILL stock[5].

This week, StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS[6]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). StealthGas offers marine transport services for liquefied petroleum gas producers and users. Shares of the company are up 6.1% from a month ago. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.79. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GASS stock[7].

Teekay LNG Partners (NYSE:TGP[8]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Teekay LNG Partners provides marine transportation services for liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas and crude oil. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 2.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGP stock[9].

This week, Transmontaigne Partners (NYSE:TLP[10]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. TransMontaigne Partners is a refined petroleum products terminaling and pipeline company with operations currently in Florida, Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TLP stock[11].

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE:NKA[12]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Niska Gas Storage is an independent owner and operator of natural gas storage assets in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. PER: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PER
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PER stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PER
  4. MILL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MILL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MILL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MILL
  6. GASS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GASS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GASS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GASS
  8. TGP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGP
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGP
  10. TLP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLP
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TLP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLP
  12. NKA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NKA
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NKA
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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