15 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 4, 2013 10:00 am

15 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 15 Oil and Gas stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Gevo’s (NASDAQ:GEVO[2]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth, GEVO also gets an F. As of Jan. 4, 2013, 16% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at GEVO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[3].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Spectra Energy (NYSE:SE[4]) takes a hit this week. Spectra Energy owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of SE stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. SandRidge Energy explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. As of Jan. 4, 2013, 12.7% of outstanding SandRidge Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock[7].

Total S.A. (NYSE:TOT[8]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Total is an international oil and gas company engaged in all aspects of the petroleum industry. To get an in-depth look at TOT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOT stock[9].

The rating of Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ:DMLP[10]) slips from C to a D. Dorchester Minerals acquires, owns, and administers producing and nonproducing natural gas and crude oil royalty, net profits, and leasehold interests in the United States. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of DMLP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

This week, Crosstex Energy’s (NASDAQ:XTEX[12]) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Crosstex Energy operates as an independent midstream energy company. In Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XTEX stock[13].

Talisman Energy (NYSE:TLM[14]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Talisman Energy is a global diversified upstream oil and gas company. For a full analysis of TLM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[15].

Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE:NDRO[16]) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. To get an in-depth look at NDRO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NDRO stock[17].

This week, Kinder Morgan Managemen (NYSE:KMR[18]) drops from C to a D rating. Kinder Morgan Management is a limited partner in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and manages and controls its business and affairs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMR stock[19].

PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD[20]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. 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 Jan. 4, 2013, 22.9% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[21].

Exxon Mobil’s (NYSE:XOM[22]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Exxon Mobil operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. To get an in-depth look at XOM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XOM stock[23].

This is a rough week for Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD[24]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Cloud Peak Energy engages in the coal mining operations in the Powder River Basin and the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLD stock[25].

The rating of BreitBurn Energy (NASDAQ:BBEP[26]) declines this week from C to a D. BreitBurn Energy Partners engages in the acquisition, exploitation, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States. For a full analysis of BBEP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[27].

Halcon Resources (NYSE:HK[28]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Petrohawk Energy explores for oil and natural gas. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at HK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HK stock[29].

The rating of Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO[30]) declines this week from C to a D. Marathon Oil is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MRO stock[31].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[32] 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[33].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GEVO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  3. To get an in-depth look at GEVO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  4. SE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SE
  5. For a full analysis of SE stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SE
  6. SD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  8. TOT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOT
  9. To get an in-depth look at TOT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOT
  10. DMLP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DMLP
  11. For a full analysis of DMLP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DMLP
  12. XTEX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XTEX
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XTEX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XTEX
  14. TLM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLM
  15. For a full analysis of TLM stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLM
  16. NDRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NDRO
  17. To get an in-depth look at NDRO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NDRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NDRO
  18. KMR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMR
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KMR
  20. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  21. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  22. XOM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XOM
  23. To get an in-depth look at XOM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XOM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=XOM
  24. CLD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLD
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLD
  26. BBEP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBEP
  27. For a full analysis of BBEP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBEP
  28. HK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HK
  29. To get an in-depth look at HK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HK
  30. MRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MRO
  31. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MRO
  32. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  33. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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