8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 21, 2014 9:45 am

8 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

The ratings of eight oil and gas stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Interoil Corporation (IOC[2]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). InterOil is an integrated oil and gas company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth, IOC also gets an F. As of Feb. 21, 2014, 17.9% of outstanding Interoil Corporation shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at IOC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IOC stock[3].

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (EPB[4]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. El Paso Pipeline Partners owns and operates natural gas transportation pipelines and storage assets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EPB stock[5].

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX[6]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Consol Energy is an energy producer and energy services provider that mainly serves the electric power generation industry in the United States. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, Margin Growth and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of CNX stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

This week, Williams Partners’ (WPZ[8]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Williams Partners is engaged in the business of gathering, transporting, processing and treating natural gas, as well as fractionating and storing natural gas liquids. The stock gets F’s in Cash Flow and Sales Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 33.60. To get an in-depth look at WPZ, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPZ stock[9].

Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (ARP[10]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Atlas Resource Partners engages in the production of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in basins across the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of ARP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[11].

Gevo’s (GEVO[12]) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock[13].

This is a rough week for Talisman Energy (TLM[14]). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Talisman Energy is a global diversified upstream oil and gas company. In Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Equity and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at TLM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TLM stock[15].

PDC Energy (PETD[16]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. PDC Energy 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 Feb. 21, 2014, 11.3% of outstanding PDC Energy shares were held short. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[17].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[18] 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[19].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. IOC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IOC
  3. To get an in-depth look at IOC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IOC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IOC
  4. EPB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EPB
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EPB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EPB
  6. CNX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNX
  7. For a full analysis of CNX stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CNX
  8. WPZ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WPZ
  9. To get an in-depth look at WPZ, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPZ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WPZ
  10. ARP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARP
  11. For a full analysis of ARP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARP
  12. GEVO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEVO
  14. TLM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLM
  15. To get an in-depth look at TLM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TLM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TLM
  16. PETD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  17. For a full analysis of PETD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PETD
  18. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  19. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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