9 Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now

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

The grades of nine 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.

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) 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.

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) gets a higher grade this week, advancing 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.

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.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) boosts its rating from a C to a B 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.

This week, Euronav NV’s (EURN) ratings are up from a C last week 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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