4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 18, 2013 9:00 am

4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

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

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO[2]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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. 18, 2013, 15.5% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[3].

The rating of Sasol (NYSE:SSL[4]) declines this week from a D to an F. Sasol is an integrated energy and chemicals company with production facilities in South Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. To get an in-depth look at SSL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SSL stock[5].

PDC Energy’s (NASDAQ:PETD[6]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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. 18, 2013, 20.9% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock[7].

The rating of Spectra Energy (NYSE:SE[8]) slips from a D to an F. Spectra Energy owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of SE stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GEVO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  4. SSL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SSL
  5. To get an in-depth look at SSL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SSL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SSL
  6. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  8. SE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SE
  9. For a full analysis of SE stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SE
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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