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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
CDEV
CENTENNIAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.89B$6.641.53%$815.47M4.64x0.42
TPL
TEXAS PACIFIC LAND CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$13.21B$1,711.000.00%$522.91M34.88x0.19
BSM
BLACK STONE MINERALS LP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.30B$14.710.07%$334.32M12.16x0.31
VIST
VISTA ENERGY SAB DE CV
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$778.73M$8.80-1.12%$543.19M4.94x1.79
PDCE
PDC ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.40B$56.111.06%$2.15B4.39x1.30
PXD
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$52.07B$218.190.48%$10.68B8.56x0.57
VET
VERMILION ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.87B$23.823.16%$1.33B5.29x1.66
EOG
EOG RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$63.43B$108.240.98%$11.08B11.04x0.71
ESTE
EARTHSTONE ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.93B$13.88-1.84%$370.25M5.86x1.15
MXC
MEXCO ENERGY CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$39.16M$18.220.39%$4.23M13.40x0.09
SD
SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$642.61M$17.491.63%$165.25M4.31x0.36
CTRA
COTERRA ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$22.38B$28.131.11%$5.02B6.71x0.69
FANG
DIAMONDBACK ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$21.60B$124.541.14%$6.41B5.78x0.68
TGA
TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$236.57M$3.251.56%$155.20M2.36x0.47
EGY
VAALCO ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$293.92M$4.990.60%$75.85M3.54x0.99
EPSN
EPSILON ENERGY LTD
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$145.49M$6.121.32%$26.60M9.71x0.26
DMLP
DORCHESTER MINERALS LP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.03B$27.423.75%$120.50M9.42x0.03
CIVI
CIVITAS RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.04B$59.332.40%$1.61B4.87x0.49
BRN
BARNWELL INDUSTRIES INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$25.89M$2.60-4.41%$11.71M2.43x1.17
LPI
LAREDO PETROLEUM INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.09B$63.64-1.15%$975.15M1.84x3.23
CNQ
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$59.77B$52.690.38%$16.42B6.99x0.99
MGY
MAGNOLIA OIL & GAS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.82B$22.17-0.05%$981.35M5.93x0.75
OVV
OVINTIV INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$12.07B$47.450.06%$3.92B5.06x1.56
MUR
MURPHY OIL CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.20B$33.442.77%$1.59B10.07x1.41
PHX
PHX MINERALS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$115.13M$3.16-4.53%$17.90M16.63x0.46
ROCC
RANGER OIL CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.45B$34.301.15%$343.13M5.69x2.86
HPK
HIGHPEAK ENERGY INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.30B$21.09-2.45%$248.35M21.97x0.94
AR
ANTERO RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$11.43B$37.353.69%$2.11B12.05x1.32
HES
HESS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$33.00B$106.582.49%$4.31B22.53x1.88
CHRD
CHORD ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$5.27B$127.010.83%$1.06B2.79x1.56
NOG
NORTHERN OIL & GAS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.15B$27.260.33%$487.57M8.68x13.36
CLR
CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$24.51B$67.532.12%$5.93B8.30x1.28
SM
SM ENERGY CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.61B$37.580.62%$1.87B5.12x1.18
CPG
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$4.02B$7.08-0.42%$2.63B3.13x0.52
MNRL
BRIGHAM MINERALS INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.68B$27.721.87%$180.46M13.14x0.15
DVN
DEVON ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$38.66B$59.042.64%$6.70B7.46x1.29
STR
SITIO ROYALTIES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.23B$26.57-2.99%$127.19M20.60x4.47
REPX
RILEY EXPLORATION PERMIAN INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$504.31M$25.81-0.54%$42.43M28.36x0.92
REI
RING ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$292.77M$2.73-4.88%$142.87M3.25x1.08
GPRK
GEOPARK LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$677.08M$11.24-5.23%$313.76M6.65x-26.79
KRP
KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS LP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.16B$17.67-1.61%$128.68M17.85x0.58
SBOW
SILVERBOW RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$848.32M$38.032.37%$226.80M5.36x2.07
KOS
KOSMOS ENERGY LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.81B$6.164.58%$992.67M14.33x6.45
MTDR
MATADOR RESOURCES CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$6.49B$54.931.46%$1.78B6.21x0.88
TALO
TALOS ENERGY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.53B$18.562.65%$774.45M7.93x2.19
CPE
CALLON PETROLEUM CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.27B$36.81-0.03%$1.36B2.34x1.63
RRC
RANGE RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$8.46B$32.176.88%$1.07B15.03x2.35
MRO
MARATHON OIL CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$14.88B$21.960.60%$4.99B5.22x0.59
GTE
GRAN TIERRA ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$435.27M$1.18-6.35%$419.41M2.62x2.38
BRY
BERRY CORP (BRY)
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$752.95M$9.562.58%$189.16M159.33x1.39
CHK
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$11.44B$94.631.96%$3.08B6.49x1.39
COP
CONOCOPHILLIPS
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$121.59B$95.512.01%$31.43B7.85x0.87
APA
APA CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$10.67B$32.681.46%$5.96B3.67x19.55
ERF
ENERPLUS CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.24B$13.390.53%$1.07B6.06x1.94
CRK
COMSTOCK RESOURCES INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.70B$15.856.81%$1.18B11.49x3.02
PED
PEDEVCO CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$98.28M$1.15-0.86%$7.11MN/A0.09
OXY
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$58.13B$62.413.95%$19.86B5.77x1.67
EPM
EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$215.13M$6.38-3.33%$32.00M10.63x0.79
PNRG
PRIMEENERGY RESOURCES CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$162.86M$82.462.50%$49.65M11.13x0.88
CRC
CALIFORNIA RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.34B$44.370.16%$746.00M4.35x1.65
IMPP
IMPERIAL PETROLEUM INC/MARSHALL ISLANDS
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$56.54M$0.36-5.21%$7.73MN/A0.13
TELL
TELLURIAN INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.01B$3.543.51%-$97.92M-13.11x1.05
HUSA
HOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$36.73M$3.70-1.86%-$582.60k-37.00x0.05
GBR
NEW CONCEPT ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$7.24M$1.41-4.73%$12.00k70.50x0.02
OBE
OBSIDIAN ENERGY LTD
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$699.61M$8.53-0.47%$310.69M4.37x0.70
VIVK
VIVAKOR INC
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$23.91M$1.59-1.24%-$15.76M-1.14x0.61
WTI
W&T OFFSHORE INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$788.78M$5.512.61%$364.89M5.99x-12.58
EQT
EQT CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$15.87B$42.913.80%$1.10B-40.10x1.49
CKX
CKX LANDS INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$21.56M$11.10-0.89%$636.57k55.50x0.03
USEG
US ENERGY CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$82.50M$3.31-2.65%-$5.18M-6.90x0.38
SWN
SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$75.24B$6.773.52%$222.00M-16.93x11.40
CEI
CAMBER ENERGY INC
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$144.17M$0.35-4.13%-$190.35M0.89x-1.71
DEN
DENBURY INC
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.85B$77.431.07%$526.71M11.08x0.69
CLMT
CALUMET SPECIALTY PRODUCTS PARTNERS LP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.24B$15.70-4.27%$135.60M-8.67x-5.93
GPOR
GULFPORT ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$1.68B$85.450.46%$174.94M-12.73x11.57
PBT
PERMIAN BASIN ROYALTY TRUST
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$878.11M$18.841.02%N/A69.78x5.95
BATL
BATTALION OIL CORP
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$158.80M$9.72-6.36%$18.10M-3.90x-30.15
EP
EMPIRE PETROLEUM CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$261.17M$13.002.93%-$2.62M-13.98x2.79
WDS
WOODSIDE ENERGY GROUP LTD
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
N/A$22.270.23%$6.64B19.20x0.67
INDO
INDONESIA ENERGY CORP LTD
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$43.06M$5.77-2.86%-$5.19M-7.04x0.55
NEXT
NEXTDECADE CORP
NASDAQ
Oil & Gas E&P
$960.40M$7.51-0.27%-$29.08M-18.32x-280.47
CNX
CNX RESOURCES CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$3.07B$16.212.92%-$895.62M-2.87x2.43
AMPY
AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP
NYSE
Oil & Gas E&P
$234.49M$6.102.69%$39.09M101.67x-6.48
CRGY
CRESCENT ENERGY CO
NYSEMKT
Oil & Gas E&P
$2.31B$13.630.44%N/AN/A8.53

Oil and Gas Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. Centennial Resource Development (NASDAQ:CDEV)


Centennial Resource Development (NASDAQ:CDEV) is the top oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 73, which is 32 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 24 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Centennial Resource Development has seen its stock return 42.18% over the past year, overperforming other oil and gas stocks by 2 percentage points.

Centennial Resource Development has an average 1 year price target of $9.85, an upside of 48.34% from Centennial Resource Development's current stock price of $6.64.

Centennial Resource Development stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 9 analysts covering Centennial Resource Development, 44.44% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 11.11% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 11.11% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Texas Pacific Land (NYSE:TPL)


Texas Pacific Land (NYSE:TPL) is the second best oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 68, which is 27 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 27 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Texas Pacific Land has seen its stock return 15.13% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -25 percentage points.

Texas Pacific Land has an average 1 year price target of $800.00, a downside of -53.24% from Texas Pacific Land's current stock price of $1,711.00.

Texas Pacific Land stock has a consensus Sell recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Texas Pacific Land, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 100% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Vista Energy Sab De Cv (NYSE:VIST)


Vista Energy Sab De Cv (NYSE:VIST) is the third best oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 66, which is 25 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 22 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Vista Energy Sab De Cv has seen its stock return 87.63% over the past year, overperforming other oil and gas stocks by 48 percentage points.

Vista Energy Sab De Cv has an average 1 year price target of $14.00, an upside of 59.09% from Vista Energy Sab De Cv's current stock price of $8.80.

Vista Energy Sab De Cv stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Vista Energy Sab De Cv, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the oil and gas stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 45 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. Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ:DMLP)


Dorchester Minerals (NASDAQ:DMLP) has an annual dividend yield of 10.47%, which is 7 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.18%. 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 98.6% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Black Stone Minerals (NYSE:BSM)


Black Stone Minerals (NYSE:BSM) has an annual dividend yield of 7.95%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.18%. Black Stone Minerals's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Black Stone Minerals's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Black Stone Minerals's dividend payout ratio of 96.7% 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 7.73%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.18%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two 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 66.2% 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 -4.18% over the last week. Occidental Petroleum was the among the top gainers in the oil & gas e&p industry, gaining 3.95% yesterday.

Occidental Petroleum shares are trading higher after a Form 4 filing showed Warren Buffet bought 6,681,669 shares of the company at an average price of $58.48 per share.

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. Transglobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA)


Transglobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) is the most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Transglobe Energy has a valuation score of 86, which is 45 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Transglobe Energy's stock has gained 90.06% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by 50 percentage points.

2. Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK)


Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) is the second most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Chesapeake Energy has a valuation score of 86, which is 45 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Chesapeake Energy's stock has gained 75.05% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by 35 percentage points.

3. Pdc Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE)


Pdc Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE) is the third most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Pdc Energy has a valuation score of 86, which is 45 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 41. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Pdc Energy's stock has gained 49.55% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by 10 percentage points.

Are oil and gas stocks a good buy now?

51.47% 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 -3.32% 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 5.48x.
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