4 Stocks Pushing The Energy Industry Higher

Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 13,964 as of Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, 11:49 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,305 issues advancing vs. 1,524 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO), up 1.8%, and National Oilwell Varco ( NOV), up 1.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Encana ( ECA), down 4.8%, Total ( TOT), down 2.9%, Eni SpA ( E), down 2.5%, Cenovus Energy ( CVE), down 2.5% and Canadian Natural Resources ( CNQ), down 1.5%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

4. Enterprise Products Partners ( EPD) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Enterprise Products Partners is up $0.83 (1.5%) to $57.42 on average volume Thus far, 996,619 shares of Enterprise Products Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.55-$57.69 after having opened the day at $56.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.59.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals in the United States and internationally. Enterprise Products Partners has a market cap of $50.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Enterprise Products Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Enterprise Products Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Enterprise Products Partners Ratings Report now.

It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE

If you liked this article you might like

These Stocks Pay You to Own Them

Tropical Storm Harvey Causing Refinery Shutdowns

Enterprise Products Partners Not Showing Bottoming Signs, Yet

Autodesk, Burlington Stores, Alibaba: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Stocks Eclipsed by Nothing: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Monday 8/21/17)