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”).

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. 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.

This week, Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P.’s (CQP) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Cheniere Energy owns and operates the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located in western Cameron Parish, Louisiana on the Sabine Pass Channel. 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 CQP stock.

Petrobras Argentina SA Sponsored ADR Class B (PZE) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Petrobras Argentina explores for, produces, refines, and transports oil and natural gas in South America. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZE stock.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. 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. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. 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.

This is a strong week for Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous 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) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of 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.

This week, U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) pushes up from a C to a B rating. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

Euronav NV (EURN) improves from a C to a B rating 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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