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16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

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

   

The overall ratings of 16 Oil and Gas stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow, PETD also gets F’s. As of May 24, 2013, 16.6% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock.

The rating of EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) slips from a C to a D. 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 58.80. For a full analysis of EOG stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Suncor Energy is an integrated energy company in Canada. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at SU, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SU stock.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP) takes a hit this week. 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 currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 45.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock.

PVR Partners L.P.’s (NYSE:PVR) 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.

This week, Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE) drops from a C to a D rating. 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. To get an in-depth look at GPRE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock.

This is a rough week for Chevron (NYSE:CVX). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s 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.

ONEOK Partners (NYSE:OKS) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. ONEOK Partners is engaged in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of OKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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

This week, Teekay Corp.’s (NYSE:TK) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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.

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. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. As of May 24, 2013, 14.3% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock.

Endeavour International (NYSE:END) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. 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 May 24, 2013, 23.4% of outstanding Endeavour International shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at END, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of END stock.

The rating of North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT) slips from a D to an F. 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. For a full analysis of NRT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) drops from a D to an F rating. SandRidge Energy explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. As of May 24, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding SandRidge Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock.

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. As of May 24, 2013, 16.7% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at GEVO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock.

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

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