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

Nine oil and gas stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

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.

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FANG stock.

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. 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) 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) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

The rating of Frontline (FRO) moves up this week, rising 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FRO stock.

This week, Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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.

This week, Cross Timbers Royalty’s (CRT) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Cross Timbers Royalty is an express trust in the United States. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.8%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRT stock.

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. 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.

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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