9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 28, 2014 9:00 am

9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

This week, nine oil and gas stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Chesapeake Midstream Partners’ (CHKM[2]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). 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].

This week, U.S. Energy Corp.’s (USEG[4]) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock[5].

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR[6]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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 price has increased 1.4% over the past week. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock[7].

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO[8]) 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. Shares of CRZO have increased 18.3% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRZO stock[9].

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG[10]) improves from a B to an A rating this week. At $63.89, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $52.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FANG stock[11].

This week, Frontline (FRO[12]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Frontline owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock[13].

Niska Gas Storage Partners’ (NKA[14]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Niska Gas Storage is an independent owner and operator of natural gas storage assets in North America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA stock[15].

This week, Advantage Oil & Gas’ (AAV[16]) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Advantage Oil & Gas is actively engaged in the business of oil and gas exploitation, development, acquisition and production. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAV stock[17].

This is a strong week for Cross Timbers Royalty (CRT[18]). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Cross Timbers Royalty is an express trust in the United States. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, up 1248.4% from the week prior. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRT 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. USEG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=USEG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=USEG
  6. PVR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PVR
  8. CRZO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRZO
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRZO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRZO
  10. FANG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FANG
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FANG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FANG
  12. FRO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FRO
  14. NKA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NKA
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NKA
  16. AAV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AAV
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AAV
  18. CRT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRT
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRT
  20. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  21. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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