17 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

PETD, EOG, SU, EEP, PVR, GPRE, CVX, OKS, CLR, TK, FRO, URG, END, NRT, SD, GEVO, TOO slump in weekly rankings

   
17 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of 17 Oil and Gas stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PETD) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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 Sept. 20, 2013, 17.6% 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.

The rating of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) slips from a 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 stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 44.50. For a full analysis of EOG stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Suncor Energy’s (NYSE:SU) 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SU stock.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Class A (NYSE:EEP) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 27.40. To get an in-depth look at EEP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EEP stock.

The rating of PVR Partners, L.P. (NYSE:PVR) declines this week 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. For a full analysis of PVR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) drops from a C to a D rating. 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 Sept. 20, 2013, 11.3% of outstanding Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPRE stock.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS) earns a D this week, moving down 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. To get an in-depth look at OKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock.

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. 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. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 25.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock.

The rating of Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) declines this week from a 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.

This week, Frontline’s (NYSE:FRO) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. 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 Sept. 20, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at FRO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock.

Ur-Energy’s (AMEX:URG) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of URG stock.

Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE:END) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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 Sept. 20, 2013, 22.3% of outstanding Endeavour International Corporation shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at END, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of END stock.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE:NRT) takes a hit this week. 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. The stock price has dropped 8.5% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of NRT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) 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. As of Sept. 20, 2013, 10.3% of outstanding SandRidge Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SD stock.

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. As of Sept. 20, 2013, 16.8% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For a full analysis of GEVO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) drops from a C to a D rating. Teekay Offshore Partners LP provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at TOO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock.

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