16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 16, 2013 10:15 am

16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 16 Oil and Gas stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

PDC Energy’s (NASDAQ:PETD[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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. 16, 2013, 17.7% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD stock[3].

EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG[4]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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 trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 42.60. To get an in-depth look at EOG, 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].

This is a rough week for Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Class A (NYSE:EEP[8]). 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 receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. The stock price has dropped 9.1% 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 32.40. 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]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 19.5% over the past month. For a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

This week, Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE[12]) drops from a C to a D rating. Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of ethanol in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. As of Aug. 16, 2013, 10.9% of outstanding Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock[13].

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX[14]) 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 rates an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of CVX stock, visit Portfolio Grader[15].

This is a rough week for ONEOK Partners, L.P. (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 gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at OKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock[17].

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR[18]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock[19].

Teekay Corporation’s (NYSE:TK[20]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s 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. For a full analysis of TK stock, visit Portfolio Grader[21].

Frontline (NYSE:FRO[22]) earns an F this week, moving down 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. As of Aug. 16, 2013, 12.5% 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].

This week, Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE:END[24]) drops from a D to an F rating. 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. 16, 2013, 22.6% of outstanding Endeavour International Corporation shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of END stock[25].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT[26]) takes a hit this week. North European Oil Royalty Trust is involved in gas and oil production. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of NRT stock, visit Portfolio Grader[27].

The rating of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD[28]) declines this week 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. Share prices fell 8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock[29].

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO[30]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D 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 Aug. 16, 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[31].

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO[32]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Teekay Offshore Partners LP provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 6.6% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 34.20. For a full analysis of TOO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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. 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. To get an in-depth look at OKS, 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 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. For a full analysis of NRT stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at GEVO, 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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