10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

CHKM, VTNR, FANG, PVR, CRZO, USEG, FRO, NKA, AAV, CRT improve in weekly rankings

   
10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 10 oil and gas stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. 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, Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Vertex Energy is a middle market consolidator, refiner and re-refiner of distressed petroleum streams, such as used oil, transmix, fuel oils and off-specification commercial chemical products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VTNR stock.

This is a strong week for Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. The stock price has risen 6% 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 FANG stock.

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. PVR 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’s dividend yield is 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. 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.

U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

Frontline (FRO) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Frontline owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock.

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Niska Gas Storage is an independent owner and operator of natural gas storage assets in North America. The stock price has pushed upwards for the past two days, reaching $15.54. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA stock.

The rating of Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) moves up this week, rising from a C 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.

Cross Timbers Royalty (CRT) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Cross Timbers Royalty is an express trust in the United States. The stock finished at $31.09 per share, after two days of consecutive gains. The stock has a dividend yield of 3.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRT 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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