9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 21, 2014 9:00 am

9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of nine oil and gas stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (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].

Susser Petroleum Partners LP (SUSP[4]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Susser Petroleum engages in the wholesale distribution of motor fuels primarily in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUSP stock[5].

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN[6]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Southwestern Energy is an independent company mainly engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production within the United States. The stock price has risen 8.9% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWN stock[7].

This week, Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN[8]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Sanchez Energy is an independent exploration and production company focused on the exploration, acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SN stock[9].

The rating of Access Midstream Partners, L.P. (ACMP[10]) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACMP stock[11].

BP p.l.c. Sponsored ADR (BP[12]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. BP is involved in the supply, trading, refining, manufacturing, marketing and transportation of crude oil, petroleum, and chemical products to wholesale and retail customers. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BP stock[13].

This is a strong week for Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA[14]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Penn Virginia explores for and produces oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVA stock[15].

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA[16]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Pembina Pipeline transports, stores, and markets petroleum products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBA stock[17].

Sabine Royalty Trust (SBR[18]) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Sabine Royalty Trust is an express trust that receives a distribution of royalty and mineral interests from certain oil and gas properties located in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 3.3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBR stock[19].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[20] 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[21].

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. SUSP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUSP
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUSP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUSP
  6. SWN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWN
  8. SN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SN
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SN
  10. ACMP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACMP
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACMP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ACMP
  12. BP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BP
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BP
  14. PVA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVA
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVA
  16. PBA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PBA
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PBA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PBA
  18. SBR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SBR
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SBR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SBR
  20. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  21. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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