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16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

GEVO, END, SD, FRO, NRT, PETD, TOO, EOG, SU, EEP, PVR, GPRE, CVX, OKS, CLR, TK slump in weekly rankings

   

For the current week, the overall ratings of 16 Oil and Gas stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) 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. The stock price has dropped 14.4% over the past month, worse than the 2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of March 8, 2013, 16.1% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at GEVO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock.

Endeavour International (NYSE:END) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops 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. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 28.6% over the past month. As of March 8, 2013, 17.2% of outstanding Endeavour International shares were held short. For a full analysis of END stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. 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 8, 2013, 10.4% of outstanding SandRidge Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock.

Frontline’s (NYSE:FRO) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Frontline owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. In Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. Share prices fell 39.8% over the past month. As of March 8, 2013, 12% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For a full analysis of FRO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s 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. The stock price has fallen 5.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock.

This week, PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD) 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 8, 2013, 21.8% 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. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) takes a hit this week. 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 stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 58.50. To get an in-depth look at EOG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock.

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Suncor Energy is an integrated energy company in Canada. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 6.1% over the past month. For a full analysis of SU stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. 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. The stock price has fallen 5.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock.

This week, PVR Partners L.P. (NYSE:PVR) drops from C to a D rating. 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. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 12.3% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at PVR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock.

The rating of Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE) slips from 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. For a full analysis of GPRE stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVX stock.

This week, ONEOK Partners’ (NYSE:OKS) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. ONEOK Partners, L. P. is a publicly traded Delaware master limited partnership that was formed in 1993. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. Share prices fell 8.3% over the past month. For a full analysis of OKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) drops from a D to an F rating. 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. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 36.90. To get an in-depth look at CLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock.

The rating of Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK) slips from 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TK stock.

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