16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 9, 2013 12:00 pm

16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

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. 9, 2013, 19.1% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For more information, 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 56.50. To get an in-depth look at EOG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock[5].

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU[6]) 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. For a full analysis of SU stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP[8]) 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 price has fallen 8.4% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 100.70. To get an in-depth look at EEP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock[9].

PVR Partners L.P. (NYSE:PVR[10]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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. For a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

The rating of Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE[12]) slips from a 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock[13].

This week, Chevron (NYSE:CVX[14]) drops from a C to a D rating. 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. To get an in-depth look at CVX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVX stock[15].

This is a rough week for ONEOK Partners (NYSE:OKS[16]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. ONEOK Partners is engaged in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of OKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[17].

This week, Continental Resources’ (NYSE:CLR[18]) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Continental Resources explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock[19].

Teekay Corp. (NYSE:TK[20]) 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[21].

The rating of Frontline (NYSE:FRO[22]) declines this week from a D to an F. 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. As of Aug. 9, 2013, 12.6% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at FRO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock[23].

Endeavour International (NYSE:END[24]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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 Aug. 9, 2013, 23.1% of outstanding Endeavour International shares were held short. For more information, 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 gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at NRT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock[27].

SandRidge Energy’s (NYSE:SD[28]) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. 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. For more information, 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. 9, 2013, 15.3% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For a full analysis of GEVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[31].

Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO[32]) 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. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 33.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock[33].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[34] 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[35].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  3. For more information, 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. 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
  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 a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at CVX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVX stock: 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 a full analysis of OKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock: 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. For a full analysis of TK stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at FRO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock: 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. For more information, 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. 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
  28. SD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  29. For more information, 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 a full analysis of GEVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock: 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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