10 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 10 oil and gas stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated 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.

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) 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 TEP stock.

This week, PVR Partners, L.P.’s (PVR) ratings are up 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.

This week, Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. Class A (PHX) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Panhandle Oil and Gas explores for and develops oil and gas properties, and produces and sells oil and natural gas. 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 PHX stock.

Western Refining, Inc. (WNR) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Western Refining is an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products and also operates service stations and convenience stores. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WNR stock.

Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. 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.

Frontline (FRO) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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) improves from a C to a B rating this week. 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, Western Gas Equity Partners LP (WGP) pushes up from a B to an A rating. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WGP stock.

U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) gets a higher grade this week, advancing 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.

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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