12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

CHKM, VOC, CRZO, ACMP, REX, NS, SE, ETP, URG, PDCE, BPT, CAK improve in weekly rankings

   
12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

12 oil and gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM) 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.

This week, VOC Energy’s (VOC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. VOC Energy Trust acquires and holds a term net profits interest of the net proceeds from production of the interests in oil and natural gas properties in the states of Kansas and Texas. The current dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VOC stock.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Carrizo Oil & Gas is engaged in the exploration, development, production and transportation of natural gas and oil, mainly in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRZO stock.

Access Midstream Partners, L.P.’s (ACMP) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACMP stock.

REX American Resources Corporation (REX) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Rex American Resources engages in the production and sale of ethanol. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REX stock.

NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Nustar Energy transports and stores crude oil and refined products. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 4.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NS stock.

Spectra Energy Corp (SE) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Spectra Energy owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SE stock.

The rating of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Energy Transfer Partners is involved in natural gas processing, transportation and marketing operations, and sells propane and propane-related products and services to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers. The stock has a dividend yield of 3.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ETP stock.

This is a strong week for Ur-Energy (URG). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of URG stock.

PDC Energy (PDCE) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. PDC Energy is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin, and Michigan. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PDCE stock.

BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust holds overriding royalty interests constituting a non-operational interest in minerals in the Prudhoe Bay oil field located on the North Slope in Alaska. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 8.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BPT stock.

CAMAC Energy (CAK) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. CAMAC Energy engages in the exploration, development, production, and distribution of oil and gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAK stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.


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