12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 12 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.

This week, Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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 showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). In the past week, the volume of trades plummeted to half the previous rate. 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. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 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.

EnLink Midstream Partners, L.P. (ENLK) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ENLK stock.

U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) improves from a C to a B rating 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 Western Refining Logistics, LP (WNRL) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WNRL stock.

This week, Frontline’s (FRO) ratings are up from a C last week 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.

Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) gets a higher grade this week, advancing 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.

This week, Cross Timbers Royalty (CRT) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Cross Timbers Royalty is an express trust in the United States. The current dividend yield is 2.6%. 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.

This week, Aemetis, Inc.’s (AMTX) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMTX 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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