9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

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

   
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 database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

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, Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, four times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FANG stock.

This is a strong week for PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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 current dividend yield is 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week 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) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

Frontline (FRO) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. 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 fourfold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock.

This week, Advantage Oil & Gas’ (AAV) 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.

The rating of Cross Timbers Royalty (CRT) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Cross Timbers Royalty is an express trust in the United States. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. The stock has a dividend yield of 3%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRT stock.

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Niska Gas Storage is an independent owner and operator of natural gas storage assets in North America. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up 1276.1% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NKA 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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