11 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 11 oil and gas stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates 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.

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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PVR stock.

This week, Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (CQP) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Cheniere Energy owns and operates the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located in western Cameron Parish, Louisiana on the Sabine Pass Channel. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CQP stock.

Petrobras Argentina SA Sponsored ADR Class B (PZE) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Petrobras Argentina explores for, produces, refines, and transports oil and natural gas in South America. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZE stock.

The rating of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Valero is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VLO stock.

This week, Teekay Tankers Ltd. Class A (TNK) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Teekay Tankers owns oil tankers and transports crude oil. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TNK stock.

Vertex Energy, Inc.’s (VTNR) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. 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.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Marathon Petroleum is a supplier of gasoline and distillates to resellers and consumers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MPC stock.

This is a strong week for Westmoreland Coal Company (WLB). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Westmoreland Coal mines coal, which is used to produce electric power, and owns power-generating plants. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLB stock.

U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

Euronav NV (EURN) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EURN 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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