7 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

OAS, TLM, TRP, BBG, NRP, GEVO, PETD slump in weekly rankings

This week, the overall grades of seven oil and gas stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Oasis Petroleum (OAS) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Oasis Petroleum is an independant exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow, OAS also gets F’s. As of Feb. 18, 2015, 19.2% of outstanding Oasis Petroleum shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at OAS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OAS stock.

Talisman Energy (TLM) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Talisman Energy is a global diversified upstream oil and gas company. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions and Equity. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TLM stock.

This week, TransCanada Corporation’s (TRP) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. TransCanada develops and operates energy infrastructures, including natural gas pipelines. To get an in-depth look at TRP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRP stock.

The rating of Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) declines this week from a D to an F. Bill Barrett explores for and develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. As of Feb. 18, 2015, 19.5% of outstanding Bill Barrett Corporation shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBG stock.

Natural Resource Partners (NRP) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Natural Resource Partners owns and manages coal properties in Appalachia, the Illinois Basin, and the Western United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at NRP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NRP stock.

Gevo (GEVO) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Gevo operates as a technology development company for biobutanol. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. Trade volume is up 1710.7% from the previous week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEVO stock.

PDC Energy (PETD) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. PDC Energy is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin and Michigan. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at PETD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PETD 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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