11 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

11 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”).

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

Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (CQP) improves from a C to a B rating this week. 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.

This week, Petrobras Argentina SA Sponsored ADR Class B’s (PZE) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. 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.

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

This week, Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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. In the past week, trade volume fell significantly to half the previous rate. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VTNR stock.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s (MPC) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. 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.

Westmoreland Coal Company (WLB) improves from a C to a B rating this week. 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) 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.

This is a strong week for Euronav NV (EURN). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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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