12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

GEVO, UPL, MILL, KIOR, PETD, GMLP, LINE, WRES, BTU, LPI, WPX, CVE slump in weekly rankings

   
12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 12 Oil and Gas stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Gevo’s (NASDAQ:GEVO) 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 Feb. 1, 2013, 15% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock.

Ultra Petroleum (NYSE:UPL) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Ultra Petroleum is an independent exploration and production company focused on developing its long-life natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of Wyoming. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. As of Feb. 1, 2013, 14.2% of outstanding Ultra Petroleum shares were held short. For a full analysis of UPL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Miller Energy Resources (NYSE:MILL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Miller Petroleum is an oil and gas exploration, production, and drilling firm. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. As of Feb. 1, 2013, 22% of outstanding Miller Energy Resources shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at MILL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MILL stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, KiOR Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:KIOR) takes a hit this week. KiOR Inc is founded in 2007 in the state of Delaware. The company is a provider of next-generation renewable fuels company. It has developed a proprietary technology platform to convert low-cost, abundant and sustainable non-food biomass into hydrocarbon-based oil. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KIOR stock.

This week, PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD) drops from C to a D rating. 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. 1, 2013, 21.1% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Golar LNG Partners (NASDAQ:GMLP) declines this week from C to a D. Golar LNG Partners owns floating storage and regasification units and liquefied natural gas carriers. To get an in-depth look at GMLP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GMLP stock.

Linn Energy’s (NASDAQ:LINE) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Unicode Decode Error. For a full analysis of LINE stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for Warren Resources (NASDAQ:WRES). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Warren Resources is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration and development of domestic onshore oil and gas reserves. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WRES stock.

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Peabody Energy mines steal, coal, and metallurgical coal to sell to electric utilities and industrial customers. To get an in-depth look at BTU, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BTU stock.

This week, Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc.’s (NYSE:LPI) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. is an independent energy company which engages in exploration, development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian and Mid-Continent regions of the United States. The company’s activities are primarily focused in the Wolfberry and deeper horiz… In Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow the stock gets F’s. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 50.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPI stock.

WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE:WPX) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. WPX Energy, Inc. is an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company which is engaged in the exploitation and development of long-life unconventional properties. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Williams Companies, Inc. It includes natural gas development, product… For a full analysis of WPX stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) slips from a D to an F. Cenovus Energy operates in oil projects and in the production of natural gas and crude oil. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at CVE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVE stock.

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