11 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

CHKM, PVR, CQP, PZE, VLO, TNK, VTNR, MPC, WLB, USEG, EURN improve in weekly rankings

The grades of 11 oil and gas stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

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.

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. 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) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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 (PZE) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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, up 483.3% from 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 making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Teekay Tankers owns oil tankers and transports crude oil. 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 TNK stock.

Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of 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) improves from a C to a B rating this week. 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) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Westmoreland Coal mines coal, which is used to produce electric power, and owns power-generating plants. 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 WLB stock.

The rating of U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. 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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