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Best Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top oil and gas stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best oil and gas stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the oil & gas e&p industry.

Industry: Oil & Gas E&P
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
MGY
MAGNOLIA OIL & GAS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.57B$25.770.55%$1.14B5.92x0.65
MXC
MEXCO ENERGY CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$30.44M$14.16-3.01%$5.85M7.12x0.07
SD
SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$746.58M$20.250.65%$191.20M4.27x0.31
EPSN
EPSILON ENERGY LTD
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$166.26M$7.22-1.77%$53.31M4.95x0.25
BSM
BLACK STONE MINERALS LP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.13B$18.41-0.22%$484.23M9.49x0.18
CTRA
COTERRA ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$21.49B$27.26-0.62%$6.78B4.92x0.60
ESTE
EARTHSTONE ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.15B$15.380.07%$713.11M3.69x1.11
EQT
EQT CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$14.66B$39.93-3.83%$4.56B6.31x1.34
TPL
TEXAS PACIFIC LAND CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$20.04B$2,600.611.65%$583.18M47.23x0.15
DMLP
DORCHESTER MINERALS LP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.15B$29.851.19%$136.67M9.05x0.04
MUR
MURPHY OIL CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$7.10B$45.68-0.70%$2.15B7.59x1.14
PXD
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$56.88B$239.410.14%$11.76B8.12x0.56
DVN
DEVON ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$44.75B$68.460.26%$8.18B7.16x1.15
EOG
EOG RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$81.63B$138.97-1.12%$13.29B10.84x0.70
VIST
VISTA ENERGY SAB DE CV
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.18B$13.65-4.01%$646.83M5.22x1.55
EPM
EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$241.53M$7.200.56%$59.06M6.37x0.71
HPK
HIGHPEAK ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.60B$22.97-2.50%$420.03M12.83x0.86
ROCC
RANGER OIL CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.80B$43.253.37%$471.29M4.21x2.18
PNRG
PRIMEENERGY RESOURCES CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$151.70M$78.99-2.49%$87.41M3.67x0.65
BRY
BERRY CORP (BRY)
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$660.20M$8.600.23%$386.29M3.58x0.98
PDCE
PDC ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$6.69B$72.561.54%$3.06B3.68x1.02
FANG
DIAMONDBACK ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$25.60B$145.460.53%$7.02B5.89x0.67
REPX
RILEY EXPLORATION PERMIAN INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$626.18M$31.06-3.75%$175.49M5.39x0.57
CNQ
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$68.02B$59.960.32%$16.15B7.91x1.03
HES
HESS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$44.40B$144.020.45%$4.97B23.88x1.78
EGY
VAALCO ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$584.14M$5.393.45%$148.40M4.69x1.27
GPRK
GEOPARK LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$859.60M$14.271.28%$519.33M4.09x9.94
PHX
PHX MINERALS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$132.98M$3.65-0.54%$17.90M19.21x0.46
MNRL
BRIGHAM MINERALS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.24B$37.033.06%$219.32M14.75x0.16
GPOR
GULFPORT ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.50B$78.011.11%$618.08M5.35x22.90
CIVI
CIVITAS RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.64B$66.240.55%$2.28B4.24x0.46
MTDR
MATADOR RESOURCES CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$7.78B$65.840.27%$2.06B6.60x0.78
BRN
BARNWELL INDUSTRIES INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$31.16M$3.130.00%$9.72M4.29x1.02
STR
SITIO ROYALTIES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.77B$33.093.80%$238.04M21.91x3.12
LPI
LAREDO PETROLEUM INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.03B$61.540.70%$1.18B1.33x1.80
CHRD
CHORD ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$6.15B$147.840.44%$1.97B2.34x0.47
AR
ANTERO RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$10.33B$34.42-2.63%$3.48B5.11x1.28
KRP
KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS LP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.14B$17.400.12%$163.21M10.61x0.51
CPG
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.29B$7.620.26%$2.83B2.89x0.45
VET
VERMILION ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.18B$19.270.26%$1.66B3.42x1.29
SM
SM ENERGY CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.05B$41.11-1.25%$2.31B3.90x0.97
OVV
OVINTIV INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$13.78B$55.491.80%$5.26B3.86x1.20
APA
APA CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$15.15B$47.110.83%$6.80B4.50x20.13
SBOW
SILVERBOW RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$742.02M$33.260.27%$441.95M2.02x1.58
PR
PERMIAN RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.55B$9.951.63%$1.08B4.78x1.09
KOS
KOSMOS ENERGY LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.93B$6.422.72%$1.39B6.48x4.51
REI
RING ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$467.42M$2.680.00%$216.64M1.99x1.20
NOG
NORTHERN OIL & GAS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.79B$35.791.33%$1.10B3.44x2.49
RRC
RANGE RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$6.49B$26.84-4.11%$1.87B5.26x2.20
IMPP
IMPERIAL PETROLEUM INC/MARSHALL ISLANDS
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$67.54M$0.362.01%$25.61MN/A0.20
CPE
CALLON PETROLEUM CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.54B$41.230.76%$1.76B1.97x1.17
MRO
MARATHON OIL CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$18.89B$29.74-1.16%$5.79B5.72x0.60
GTE
GRAN TIERRA ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$416.86M$1.13-1.74%$440.92M2.46x2.22
PED
PEDEVCO CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$98.66M$1.150.00%$13.23M23.00x0.06
COP
CONOCOPHILLIPS
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$152.24B$122.18-0.72%$35.46B8.76x0.93
CRK
COMSTOCK RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.87B$16.54-5.11%$1.89B4.00x2.34
GRNT
GRANITE RIDGE RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.26B$9.433.40%$214.44MN/A0.06
SWN
SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$7.15B$6.48-4.00%$2.72B2.73x8.27
CHK
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$13.63B$101.75-0.42%$4.64B4.07x1.22
OXY
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$62.00B$68.21-0.86%$21.95B5.30x1.51
ERF
ENERPLUS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.12B$18.141.23%$1.37B5.67x1.22
GBR
NEW CONCEPT ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$6.67M$1.300.78%$115.00k43.33x0.01
HUSA
HOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$39.71M$4.000.50%-$523.82k-40.00x0.04
CRC
CALIFORNIA RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.28B$44.65-0.09%$1.22B3.04x1.15
BATL
BATTALION OIL CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$168.35M$10.30-7.12%$117.44M3.23x4.23
TELL
TELLURIAN INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.42B$2.522.02%-$81.12M-9.69x1.23
TALO
TALOS ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.63B$19.783.89%$1.04B3.55x1.44
ALPS
ALPINE SUMMIT ENERGY PARTNERS INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$188.54M$5.582.39%$100.86M7.06x18.92
USEG
US ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$65.06M$2.60-0.76%$4.59M-8.67x0.48
EP
EMPIRE PETROLEUM CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$291.67M$13.200.30%$4.37M-264.00x1.73
OBE
OBSIDIAN ENERGY LTD
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$600.14M$7.28-1.22%$336.42M4.12x0.65
NEXT
NEXTDECADE CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$750.84M$5.20-1.70%-$48.33M-9.12x0.63
PBT
PERMIAN BASIN ROYALTY TRUST
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$974.59M$20.911.65%N/A23.49x37.16
AMPY
AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$319.08M$8.302.22%$99.99M5.25x-13.97
WTI
W&T OFFSHORE INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$929.12M$6.49-1.22%$497.64M3.93x-28.09
VIVK
VIVAKOR INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$37.57M$2.0813.66%-$7.98M-3.35x1.87
DEN
DENBURY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.38B$87.93-0.37%$735.57M8.59x0.54
CNX
CNX RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.09B$17.10-0.98%$50.95M-4.42x3.37
CKX
CKX LANDS INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$21.01M$10.640.00%-$271.32k-66.50x0.02
CLMT
CALUMET SPECIALTY PRODUCTS PARTNERS LP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.19B$15.01-5.86%$104.50M-6.64x-6.09
CEI
CAMBER ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$78.39M$0.11-0.91%-$5.97M0.14x-2.13
INDO
INDONESIA ENERGY CORP LTD
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$58.96M$6.300.64%-$3.03M-11.25x0.65
WDS
WOODSIDE ENERGY GROUP LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$45.66B$23.96-2.68%N/AN/A0.66
CRGY
CRESCENT ENERGY CO
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.23B$13.34-2.77%N/AN/A3.50

Oil and Gas Stocks FAQ

What are the best oil and gas stocks to buy right now in Dec 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best oil stocks to buy right now are:

1. Magnolia Oil & Gas (NYSE:MGY)


Magnolia Oil & Gas (NYSE:MGY) is the top oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 22 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 39. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Magnolia Oil & Gas has seen its stock return 38.7% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -33 percentage points.

Magnolia Oil & Gas has an average 1 year price target of $30.57, an upside of 18.63% from Magnolia Oil & Gas's current stock price of $25.77.

Magnolia Oil & Gas stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Magnolia Oil & Gas, 71.43% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 28.57% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN)


Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN) is the second best oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 21 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 39. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Epsilon Energy has seen its stock return 33.46% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -39 percentage points.

3. Mexco Energy (NYSEMKT:MXC)


Mexco Energy (NYSEMKT:MXC) is the third best oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 21 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 39. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Mexco Energy has seen its stock return 59.82% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -12 percentage points.

What are the oil and gas stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 46 oil and gas stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 oil and gas stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Kimbell Royalty Partners (NYSE:KRP)


Kimbell Royalty Partners (NYSE:KRP) has an annual dividend yield of 13.62%, which is 10 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.92%. Kimbell Royalty Partners's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. Kimbell Royalty Partners's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Kimbell Royalty Partners's dividend payout ratio of 84.8% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ:DMLP)


Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ:DMLP) has an annual dividend yield of 11.72%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.92%. Dorchester Minerals's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% nine times in the last 10 years. Dorchester Minerals's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Dorchester Minerals's dividend payout ratio of 106% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Pioneer Natural Resources Co (NYSE:PXD)


Pioneer Natural Resources Co (NYSE:PXD) has an annual dividend yield of 10.89%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.92%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Pioneer Natural Resources Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co's dividend payout ratio of 79.2% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are oil and gas stocks up?

Oil and gas stocks were up 0.72% in the last day, and down -1.46% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why oil and gas stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued oil and gas stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued oil and gas stocks right now are:

1. Berry (NASDAQ:BRY)


Berry (NASDAQ:BRY) is the most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Berry has a valuation score of 86, which is 46 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 40. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Berry's stock has gained 6.57% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -66 percentage points.

2. Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN)


Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN) is the second most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Epsilon Energy has a valuation score of 86, which is 46 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 40. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Epsilon Energy's stock has gained 33.46% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -39 percentage points.

3. Primeenergy Resources (NASDAQ:PNRG)


Primeenergy Resources (NASDAQ:PNRG) is the third most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Primeenergy Resources has a valuation score of 86, which is 46 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 40. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Primeenergy Resources's stock has gained 28.96% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -43 percentage points.

Are oil and gas stocks a good buy now?

57.97% of oil and gas stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect oil and gas stocks to fall by -3.77% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the oil & gas e&p industry?

The average P/E ratio of the oil & gas e&p industry is 8.45x.
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