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 ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) 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) 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) boosts its rating from a C to a B 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.

The rating of Petrobras Argentina SA Sponsored ADR Class B (PZE) moves up this week, rising 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.

This week, Valero Energy Corporation’s (VLO) ratings are up from a C last week 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 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TNK stock.

Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) gets a higher grade this week, advancing 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.

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) 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, four times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLB stock.

U.S. Energy Corp. (USEG) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. U. S. Energy explores for oil and natural gas. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of USEG stock.

The rating of Euronav NV (EURN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. 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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