11 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

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

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”).

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.

PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) improves from a C to a B rating 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.

Petrobras Argentina SA Sponsored ADR Class B (PZE) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C 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.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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 making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last 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.’s (VTNR) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. 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.

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) 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.

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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