16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | March 22, 2013 9:00 am

The overall ratings of 16 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]) 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 March 22, 2013, 18.3% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[3].

The rating of Endeavour International (NYSE:END[4]) slips from a D to an F. Endeavour International is an international oil and gas exploration and production company that acquires, explores, and develops energy reserves. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. As of March 22, 2013, 18.9% of outstanding Endeavour International shares were held short. For a full analysis of END stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD[6]) takes a hit this week. SandRidge Energy explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. As of March 22, 2013, 11% of outstanding SandRidge Energy shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at SD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock[7].

Frontline (NYSE:FRO[8]) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Frontline owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 17.2% over the past month, worse than the 2.9% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. As of March 22, 2013, 13.5% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock[9].

North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT[10]) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. North European Oil Royalty Trust is involved in gas and oil production. It holds overriding royalty rights in certain concessions or leases in the Federal Republic of Germany. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at NRT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock[11].

This week, PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD[12]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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 March 22, 2013, 21% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO[14]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Teekay Offshore Partners LP provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock[15].

This week, EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG[16]) drops from C to a D rating. EOG Resources is in the business of the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 60.30. To get an in-depth look at EOG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock[17].

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU[18]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Suncor Energy is an integrated energy company in Canada. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of SU stock, visit Portfolio Grader[19].

This is a rough week for Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP[20]). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Enbridge Energy Partners transports crude oil and natural gas liquids to refineries in the midwestern United States and eastern Canada. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at EEP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock[21].

PVR Partners L.P.’s (NYSE:PVR[22]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Penn Virginia Resource Partners owns and operates a network of natural gas pipelines and processing plants which provide gathering, transportation, compression, processing, dehydration and related services to natural gas producers. For a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[23].

Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE[24]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. was formed in June 2004 to construct and operate dry mill, fuel-grade ethanol production facilities. Ethanol is a renewable, environmentally clean fuel source that is produced at numerous facilities in the United States, mostly in the Midwest. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 26.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock[25].

This week, Chevron’s (NYSE:CVX[26]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Chevron gives management and technological support to international subsidiaries that operate petroleum, chemicals, mining, power generation, and energy services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of CVX stock, visit Portfolio Grader[27].

Slipping from C to a D rating, ONEOK Partners (NYSE:OKS[28]) takes a hit this week. ONEOK Partners, L. P. is a publicly traded Delaware master limited partnership that was formed in 1993. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 8.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock[29].

The rating of Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR[30]) slips from a D to an F. Continental Resources explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at CLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock[31].

Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK[32]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Teekay is a provider of international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Equity and Cash Flow also get F’s. For a full analysis of TK stock, visit Portfolio Grader[33].

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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. END: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=END
  5. For a full analysis of END stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=END
  6. SD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  7. To get an in-depth look at SD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  8. FRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  10. NRT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NRT
  11. To get an in-depth look at NRT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NRT
  12. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  13. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  14. TOO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOO
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOO
  16. EOG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EOG
  17. To get an in-depth look at EOG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EOG
  18. SU: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SU
  19. For a full analysis of SU stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SU
  20. EEP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  21. To get an in-depth look at EEP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  22. PVR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  23. For a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  24. GPRE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPRE
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPRE
  26. CVX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVX
  27. For a full analysis of CVX stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVX
  28. OKS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OKS
  29. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OKS
  30. CLR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLR
  31. To get an in-depth look at CLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLR
  32. TK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TK
  33. For a full analysis of TK stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TK
  34. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  35. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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