17 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 13, 2013 9:30 am

17 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

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”).

This week, MPLX LP (MPLX[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). To get an in-depth look at MPLX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPLX stock[3].

This is a rough week for PDC Energy (PETD[4]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. PDC is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin and Michigan. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. As of Dec. 13, 2013, 12.8% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

This week, EOG Resources, Inc.’s (EOG[6]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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 price has dropped 7.9% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 39.10. To get an in-depth look at EOG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EOG stock[7].

Suncor Energy’s (SU[8]) 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[9].

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Class A’s (EEP[10]) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last 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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. Cash Flow and Sales Growth also get F’s. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 49.50. For a full analysis of EEP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR[12]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Penn Virginia Resource Partners owns and operates a network of natural gas pipelines and processing plants that provide gathering, transportation, compression, processing, dehydration and related services to natural gas producers. The stock rates an F in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 80.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock[13].

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (GPRE[14]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Green Plains Renewable Energy constructs and operates dry mill, fuel-grade ethanol production facilities. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Margin Growth. As of Dec. 13, 2013, 18.1% of outstanding Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of GPRE stock, visit Portfolio Grader[15].

This week, Chevron Corporation (CVX[16]) 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[17].

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS[18]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock[19].

Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR[20]) 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. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at CLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock[21].

This week, Teekay Corporation’s (TK[22]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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[23].

Frontline (FRO[24]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. 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 Dec. 13, 2013, 12.8% of outstanding Frontline shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock[25].

Endeavour International Corporation’s (END[26]) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. 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 Dec. 13, 2013, 20.2% 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 (NRT[28]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. North European Oil Royalty Trust is involved in gas and oil production, and 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. To get an in-depth look at NRT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRT stock[29].

Slipping from a D to an F rating, SandRidge Energy, Inc. (SD[30]) takes a hit this week. 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. As of Dec. 13, 2013, 12.8% of outstanding SandRidge Energy, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of SD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[31].

Gevo (GEVO[32]) earns an F this week, falling 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 Dec. 13, 2013, 17% of outstanding Gevo shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[33].

The rating of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (TOO[34]) declines this week 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. To get an in-depth look at TOO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TOO stock[35].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[36] 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[37].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. MPLX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MPLX
  3. To get an in-depth look at MPLX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPLX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MPLX
  4. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  5. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  6. EOG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EOG
  7. 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
  8. SU: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SU
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SU stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SU
  10. EEP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  11. For a full analysis of EEP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EEP
  12. PVR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  14. GPRE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPRE
  15. For a full analysis of GPRE stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GPRE
  16. CVX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CVX
  17. 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
  18. OKS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OKS
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OKS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OKS
  20. CLR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLR
  21. To get an in-depth look at CLR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLR
  22. TK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TK
  23. For a full analysis of TK stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TK
  24. FRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  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. 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
  30. SD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SD
  31. For a full analysis of SD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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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