4. EV Energy Partners (EVEP - Get Report) owns oil and gas properties in the Appalachian Basin, Louisiana, Michigan and Texas. It swung to a second-quarter profit of $16 million, or 50 cents a share, from a loss of $32 million, or $1.93, a year earlier. Revenue surged 52%. The operating margin turned positive. EV's stock trades at a book value multiple of 1.4, a 65% discount to the industry average. It's fairly valued based on forward earnings. Of analysts covering the stock, two rate it "buy" and two rate it "hold." A median target of $37.83 suggests a looming return of 10%.