17 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 23, 2013 10:30 am

The overall ratings of 17 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. 22, 2013, 17.7% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG[4]) earns a D this week, falling 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 41.30. 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. To get an in-depth look at SU, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SU stock[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 9.2% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 32.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock[9].

PVR Partners, L.P.’s (NYSE:PVR[10]) 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. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at PVR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock[11].

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE[12]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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. As of Aug. 22, 2013, 10.9% of outstanding Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of GPRE stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX[14]) takes a hit this week. 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].

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS[16]) 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[17].

This week, Continental Resources, Inc.’s (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. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock[19].

Teekay Corporation (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 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].

This is a rough week for Frontline (NYSE:FRO[22]). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous 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. For the past two days, the stock price has pushed higher, arriving at $2.75. As of Aug. 22, 2013, 12.5% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock[23].

The rating of Ur-Energy (AMEX:URG[24]) declines this week from a C to a D. Ur-Energy is a development-stage junior mining company engaged in the identification, acquisition, evaluation, exploration and development of uranium mineral properties in Canada and the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. In the past week, trade volume fell significantly to half the previous rate. To get an in-depth look at URG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of URG stock[25].

This week, Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE:END[26]) 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. 22, 2013, 22.6% of outstanding Endeavour International Corporation shares were held short. For a full analysis of END stock, visit Portfolio Grader[27].

North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT[28]) earns an F this week, moving down 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. The stock price has been on the rise for the past two days, reaching $23.93. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock[29].

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD[30]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops 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[31].

The rating of Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO[32]) slips from a 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. 22, 2013, 15.2% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[33].

This is a rough week for Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO[34]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s 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. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 33.50. To get an in-depth look at TOO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock[35].

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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. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at SU, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SU stock: 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. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at PVR, 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. For a full analysis of GPRE stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  24. URG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=URG
  25. To get an in-depth look at URG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of URG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=URG
  26. END: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=END
  27. For a full analysis of END stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=END
  28. NRT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NRT
  29. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NRT
  30. SD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  31. 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
  32. GEVO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  33. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  34. TOO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOO
  35. To get an in-depth look at TOO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TOO
  36. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  37. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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