by Portfolio Grader | February 22, 2013 11:00 am
This week, six Oil and Gas stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). StealthGas offers marine transport services for liquefied petroleum gas producers and users. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, GASS also gets an A. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GASS stock.
Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:CHKM) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) 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.
The rating of InterOil (NYSE:IOC) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. InterOil is an integrated oil and gas company. Shares of IOC have increased 22.3% over the past month, better than the 0.5% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IOC stock.
Targa Resources (NYSE:TRGP) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Targa Resources Investments owns general and limited partner interests in a limited partnership that provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid services. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 5.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRGP stock.
Rex Energy (NASDAQ:REXX) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Rex Energy is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of oil and gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REXX stock.
This is a strong week for Genesis Energy (NYSE:GEL). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Genesis Energy is involved in the oil and gas industry in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. Investors have pushed the stock price up 14.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEL 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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