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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
Country
Market Cap
Shares
Institutional %
Insider %
Net Insider (L12M)
Net Insider (L3M)
MXC
MEXCO ENERGY CORP
United States
$31.17M2,149,4167.12%64.17%Net SellingNet Buying
MGY
MAGNOLIA OIL & GAS CORP
United States
$5.60B216,198,91962.13%37.87%Net SellingNet Selling
EPSN
EPSILON ENERGY LTD
United States
$171.09M23,027,44139.10%60.90%Net Selling
SD
SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC
United States
$746.58M36,867,91365.11%1.35%Net SellingNet Selling
BSM
BLACK STONE MINERALS LP
United States
$4.13B224,118,14615.39%28.52%Net SellingNet Buying
CTRA
COTERRA ENERGY INC
United States
$21.77B788,467,35194.72%2.44%Net Selling
HPK
HIGHPEAK ENERGY INC
United States
$2.62B113,162,8277.15%86.18%Net BuyingNet Buying
DMLP
DORCHESTER MINERALS LP
United States
$1.13B38,371,49319.36%14.15%Net SellingNet Buying
ESTE
EARTHSTONE ENERGY INC
United States
$2.18B139,678,56733.44%66.56%Net SellingNet Selling
TPL
TEXAS PACIFIC LAND CORP
United States
$20.06B7,704,49658.87%29.22%Net BuyingNet Buying
DVN
DEVON ENERGY CORP
United States
$44.68B653,700,00078.05%8.10%Net SellingNet Buying
MUR
MURPHY OIL CORP
United States
$7.39B155,455,28377.55%11.17%Net SellingNet Selling
EOG
EOG RESOURCES INC
United States
$83.79B587,389,49687.41%1.02%Net SellingNet Selling
VIST
VISTA ENERGY SAB DE CV
Mexico
$1.20B86,508,19429.65%0.00%
EPM
EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP
United States
$257.30M33,546,23625.37%74.63%Net BuyingNet Selling
CNQ
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD
Canada
$68.24B1,134,388,00069.59%0.00%
ROCC
RANGER OIL CORP
United States
$1.81B41,669,83738.96%0.00%
PNRG
PRIMEENERGY RESOURCES CORP
United States
$152.07M1,920,5002.11%97.89%Net SellingNet Selling
PDCE
PDC ENERGY INC
United States
$6.95B92,144,66396.16%2.37%Net SellingNet Selling
REPX
RILEY EXPLORATION PERMIAN INC
United States
$669.12M20,160,23011.49%88.51%Net SellingNet Selling
FANG
DIAMONDBACK ENERGY INC
United States
$26.28B175,998,57789.74%7.93%Net Selling
EGY
VAALCO ENERGY INC
United States
$567.88M108,374,83831.61%11.06%Net BuyingNet Buying
GPRK
GEOPARK LTD
Chile
$847.55M60,238,02645.52%8.00%
PXD
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO
United States
$60.38B237,598,73391.39%1.15%Net SellingNet Buying
HES
HESS CORP
United States
$44.63B308,308,46670.75%29.25%Net SellingNet Selling
BRY
BERRY CORP (BRY)
United States
$691.68M76,767,50350.21%49.79%Net SellingNet Selling
MNRL
BRIGHAM MINERALS INC
United States
$2.13B60,446,14276.32%12.47%Net SellingNet Selling
STR
SITIO ROYALTIES CORP
United States
$2.61B83,840,83416.18%83.82%
PHX
PHX MINERALS INC
United States
$134.80M36,433,06335.08%36.36%Net BuyingNet Buying
EQT
EQT CORP
United States
$15.79B367,046,00597.61%1.60%Net SellingNet Selling
CIVI
CIVITAS RESOURCES INC
United States
$5.82B85,110,79946.79%53.21%Net SellingNet Buying
GPOR
GULFPORT ENERGY CORP
United States
$1.58B19,272,08099.44%0.56%Net Selling
MTDR
MATADOR RESOURCES CO
United States
$7.86B118,161,52086.64%13.36%Net SellingNet Buying
BRN
BARNWELL INDUSTRIES INC
United States
$31.46M9,956,68713.84%77.58%Net BuyingNet Buying
KRP
KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS LP
United States
$1.12B65,543,41231.65%15.72%Net SellingNet Selling
CHRD
CHORD ENERGY CORP
United States
$6.30B41,606,20493.46%1.02%Net SellingNet Selling
CPG
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP
Canada
$4.42B563,555,12132.29%0.00%
AR
ANTERO RESOURCES CORP
United States
$11.19B300,136,44611.89%88.11%Net SellingNet Selling
LPI
LAREDO PETROLEUM INC
United States
$1.07B16,813,54010.36%89.64%Net SellingNet Selling
APA
APA CORP
United States
$14.93B321,511,80180.79%1.29%Net Selling
SM
SM ENERGY CO
United States
$5.37B122,796,04689.43%4.28%Net SellingNet Selling
SBOW
SILVERBOW RESOURCES INC
United States
$796.23M22,309,74079.71%18.70%Net SellingNet Selling
OVV
OVINTIV INC
United States
$13.69B248,262,04776.77%0.67%Net SellingNet Selling
VET
VERMILION ENERGY INC
Canada
$3.20B165,222,00027.66%0.00%
REI
RING ENERGY INC
United States
$488.35M174,411,33330.56%69.44%Net BuyingNet Selling
PR
PERMIAN RESOURCES CORP
United States
$5.86B557,800,53926.83%73.17%Net SellingNet Selling
KOS
KOSMOS ENERGY LTD
United States
$2.92B455,893,50151.94%48.06%Net SellingNet Selling
NOG
NORTHERN OIL & GAS INC
United States
$2.81B77,872,22730.77%69.23%Net SellingNet Selling
IMPP
IMPERIAL PETROLEUM INC/MARSHALL ISLANDS
Greece
$68.87M190,254,0342.26%0.00%
RRC
RANGE RESOURCES CORP
United States
$7.16B241,635,15587.06%6.43%Net Buying
MRO
MARATHON OIL CORP
United States
$19.29B635,067,84077.31%0.91%Net SellingNet Selling
CPE
CALLON PETROLEUM CO
United States
$2.61B61,608,52153.44%46.56%Net Selling
GTE
GRAN TIERRA ENERGY INC
Canada
$427.92M368,898,61932.83%20.26%Net SellingNet Buying
PED
PEDEVCO CORP
United States
$100.37M85,790,2671.32%98.68%Net BuyingNet Buying
COP
CONOCOPHILLIPS
United States
$158.01B1,246,071,06681.78%0.42%Net SellingNet Selling
GRNT
GRANITE RIDGE RESOURCES INC
United States
$1.26B133,294,89727.81%60.29%
CRC
CALIFORNIA RESOURCES CORP
United States
$3.40B73,470,93299.94%0.06%Net BuyingNet Buying
CHK
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP
United States
$13.79B133,971,13684.93%15.07%Net SellingNet Selling
SWN
SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO
United States
$7.90B1,103,578,66983.06%1.46%Net SellingNet Selling
OXY
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP
United States
$63.88B908,914,14978.44%9.60%Net BuyingNet Buying
ERF
ENERPLUS CORP
Canada
$4.18B227,000,00052.47%0.00%
CRK
COMSTOCK RESOURCES INC
United States
$4.42B233,757,67832.85%67.15%Net BuyingNet Buying
GBR
NEW CONCEPT ENERGY INC
United States
$6.77M5,131,9342.93%97.07%
BATL
BATTALION OIL CORP
United States
$180.28M16,344,81588.89%0.08%Net Selling
HUSA
HOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP
United States
$38.92M9,928,33812.35%87.65%Net SellingNet Buying
TELL
TELLURIAN INC
United States
$1.48B564,817,56839.79%51.55%Net Buying
TALO
TALOS ENERGY INC
United States
$1.68B82,570,32849.83%50.17%Net Selling
ALPS
ALPINE SUMMIT ENERGY PARTNERS INC
Canada
$186.51M33,788,6420.38%0.00%
USEG
US ENERGY CORP
United States
$68.06M25,023,8121.02%98.98%Net SellingNet Buying
VIVK
VIVAKOR INC
United States
$18.43M18,064,8380.66%64.95%Net Buying
EP
EMPIRE PETROLEUM CORP
United States
$305.81M22,096,05510.41%34.76%Net BuyingNet Buying
OBE
OBSIDIAN ENERGY LTD
Canada
$623.22M82,436,21013.40%39.75%
NEXT
NEXTDECADE CORP
United States
$828.81M144,392,13032.03%67.97%Net SellingNet Selling
PBT
PERMIAN BASIN ROYALTY TRUST
United States
$975.06M46,608,79624.72%0.00%
WTI
W&T OFFSHORE INC
United States
$1.01B143,161,60835.94%64.06%Net Selling
AMPY
AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP
United States
$329.84M38,442,80514.41%85.59%Net Selling
CNX
CNX RESOURCES CORP
United States
$3.28B180,476,99674.97%25.03%Net Selling
DEN
DENBURY INC
United States
$4.48B49,800,113100.00%0.00%
CKX
CKX LANDS INC
United States
$20.88M1,974,4276.42%65.09%Net SellingNet Selling
CLMT
CALUMET SPECIALTY PRODUCTS PARTNERS LP
United States
$1.31B79,189,58314.07%85.93%Net BuyingNet Buying
CEI
CAMBER ENERGY INC
United States
$77.67M719,145,8884.52%5.32%
INDO
INDONESIA ENERGY CORP LTD
Indonesia
$58.12M9,359,3191.59%0.00%
WDS
WOODSIDE ENERGY GROUP LTD
Australia
$48.92B1,905,768,6411.68%0.00%
CRGY
CRESCENT ENERGY CO
United States
$2.38B166,927,48614.31%24.55%Net SellingNet Selling

Oil and Gas Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. Mexco Energy (NYSEMKT:MXC)


Mexco Energy (NYSEMKT:MXC) is the top oil and gas stock with a Zen Score of 65, which is 26 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 39. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Mexco Energy has seen its stock return 36.66% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -34 percentage points.

2. Magnolia Oil & Gas (NYSE:MGY)


Magnolia Oil & Gas (NYSE:MGY) is the second best 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 37.57% 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 18.08% from Magnolia Oil & Gas's current stock price of $25.89.

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.

3. Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN)


Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN) 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 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Epsilon Energy has seen its stock return 40.19% over the past year, underperforming other oil and gas stocks by -30 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 13.86%, which is 10 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.91%. 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 11.91%, which is 8 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.91%. 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. Berry (NASDAQ:BRY)


Berry (NASDAQ:BRY) has an annual dividend yield of 10.32%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 3.91%.

Berry's dividend payout ratio of 38.8% 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 0.48% in the last day, and down -1.58% 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. Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN)


Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN) is the 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 40.19% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -30 percentage points.

2. Primeenergy Resources (NASDAQ:PNRG)


Primeenergy Resources (NASDAQ:PNRG) is the second 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 18.27% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -52 percentage points.

3. Berry (NASDAQ:BRY)


Berry (NASDAQ:BRY) is the third most undervalued oil and gas stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Berry has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the oil and gas industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Berry's stock has gained 6.75% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the oil and gas industry by -64 percentage points.

Are oil and gas stocks a good buy now?

56.52% 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 -5.44% 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 8.55x.
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