8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 2, 2012 10:00 am

8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

This week, eight Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE:KMP[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners operates pipelines and terminals. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Margin Growth, KMP also gets A’s. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMP stock[3].

Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP[4]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Enbridge Energy Partners transports crude oil and natural gas liquids to refineries in the midwestern United States and eastern Canada. The current dividend yield is 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock[5].

Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD[6]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Enterprise Products Partners provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EPD stock[7].

This week, Global Partners (NYSE:GLP[8]) pushes up from a B to a A rating. Global Partners owns, controls or has access to a terminal network of refined petroleum products in New England, located in the United States. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLP stock[9].

The rating of Rentech Inc. (AMEX:RTK[10]) moves up this week, rising from a B to a A. Rentech develops and licenses a proprietary and patented process for the conversion of carbon-bearing gases, liquids, and solids into liquid hydrocarbon products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTK stock[11].

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI[12]) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMI stock[13].

This is a strong week for Atlas Pipeline (NYSE:APL[14]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Atlas Pipeline provides services for gathering natural gas. The current dividend yield is 2.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APL stock[15].

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:CHKM[16]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. 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[17].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[18] 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[19].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. KMP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMP
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMP
  4. EEP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  6. EPD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EPD
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EPD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EPD
  8. GLP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLP
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLP
  10. RTK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RTK
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RTK
  12. KMI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMI
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMI
  14. APL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=APL
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=APL
  16. CHKM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHKM
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHKM
  18. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  19. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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