16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 2, 2013 6:15 pm

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”).

PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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 Aug. 2, 2013, 19.2% 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[3].

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG[4]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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 has a trailing PE Ratio of 53.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock[5].

Suncor Energy’s (NYSE:SU[6]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). 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[7].

The rating of Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP[8]) declines this week 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 receives 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 51.80. To get an in-depth look at EEP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock[9].

The rating of PVR Partners L.P. (NYSE:PVR[10]) slips from a C to a D. 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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. The stock price has dropped 8% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock[11].

Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE[12]) 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. To get an in-depth look at GPRE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock[13].

This is a rough week for Chevron (NYSE:CVX[14]). 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 a full analysis of CVX stock, visit Portfolio Grader[15].

This week, ONEOK Partners’ (NYSE:OKS[16]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock[17].

This week, Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR[18]) 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. For a full analysis of CLR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[19].

Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK[20]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Teekay is a provider of international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Equity and Cash Flow also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at TK, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TK stock[21].

Frontline’s (NYSE:FRO[22]) 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 gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. As of Aug. 2, 2013, 12.6% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For a full analysis of FRO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[23].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Endeavour International (NYSE:END[24]) takes a hit this week. 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 Aug. 2, 2013, 23.1% 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[25].

North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT[26]) earns an F this week, falling 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 rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock[27].

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD[28]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. 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. To get an in-depth look at SD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock[29].

This is a rough week for Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO[30]). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. As of Aug. 2, 2013, 15.3% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[31].

This week, Teekay Offshore Partners’ (NYSE:TOO[32]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Teekay Offshore Partners LP provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 33.70. For a full analysis of TOO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[33].

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

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