10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

GEVO, CEO, RDS.B, FXEN, PETD, TOO, EXXI, HK, XEC, GPOR slump in weekly rankings

   
10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of 10 Oil and Gas stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a 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 Feb. 8, 2013, 15% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For a full analysis of GEVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). CNOOC is an oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The stock price has dropped 5.3% over the past month, worse than the 3.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at CEO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEO stock.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Royal Dutch Shell explores for, produces, and refines petroleum. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDS.B stock.

FX Energy (NASDAQ:FXEN) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. FX Energy explores for and produces oil and gas, primarily in the Republic of Poland. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Equity. For a full analysis of FXEN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Slipping from C to a D rating, PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD) takes a hit this week. 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 Feb. 8, 2013, 21.1% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at PETD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock.

The rating of Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO) declines this week from C to a D. Teekay Offshore Partners LP provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock.

The rating of Energy XXI (NASDAQ:EXXI) slips from a D to an F. Energy XXI explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of EXXI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Halcon Resources (NYSE:HK) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Petrohawk Energy explores for oil and natural gas. To get an in-depth look at HK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HK stock.

This week, Cimarex Energy (NYSE:XEC) drops from C to a D rating. Cimarex is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas and Wyoming. The stock also rates an F in Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XEC stock.

Gulfport Energy’s (NASDAQ:GPOR) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Gulfport Energy owns and operates oil and gas properties in the Louisiana Gulf Coast area of the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.00. To get an in-depth look at GPOR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPOR 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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