4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 9, 2013 11:00 am

4 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

Four Oil and Gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:CHKM[2]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Chesapeake Midstream Partners owns, operates, develops, and acquires natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil gathering systems, as well as other midstream energy assets in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKM stock[3].

This week, Oiltanking Partners LP (NYSE:OILT[4]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Oiltanking Partners engages in the terminaling, storage and transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OILT stock[5].

Vermilion Energy Inc.’s (NYSE:VET[6]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Shares of VET have increased 7.3% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VET stock[7].

This is a strong week for Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG[8]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Cabot Oil & Gas is an independent company that develops, explores, produces and markets natural gas, and transports, stores, and gathers it for resale. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COG stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CHKM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHKM
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHKM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHKM
  4. OILT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OILT
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OILT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OILT
  6. VET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VET
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VET
  8. COG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=COG
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=COG
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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