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|Big Oil Company||Share Price||YTD||Market Cap|
|Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM)||$83.44||-7.58%||$353.13B|
|Chevron Co. (NYSE: CVX)||$113.56||-3.5%||$217.62B|
|ConocoPhillips Co. (NYSE: COP)||$48.21||-3.78%||$61.42B|
|Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (NYSE ADR: RDS.A)||$52.35||-3.82%||$221.08B|
|BP Plc. (NYSE ADR: BP)||$34.12||-8.71%||$112.69B|
|Total SA (NYSE: TOT)||$50.26||-1.35%||$124.6B|
|Eni SpA (NYSE: E)||$31.51||-2.3%||$58.69B|
Despite being huge global oil companies, shares of Big Oil stocks are all in the red this year. Those losses have all happened even as the Dow is smashing record highs and trading up 6.4% year to date.
Unlike smaller shale oil companies raking in profits already (we'll show you our top oil stock picks in just a minute), Big Oil companies are bleeding money on giant, unprofitable projects. That's why Big Oil company stocks are sinking this year.
But oil supermajors are still popular with investors because of their big dividend payments.
"The supermajors are only really good at one thing - paying dividends," says Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors.
But savvy investors don't need to buy into these failing oil stocks just to find dividends. You'll see the shale oil stocks we've picked pay dividend yields just as high as the supermajors, with much better stock growth potential.
In fact, the oil company stock we're about to show you has a whopping dividend yield of 6.78%.
And now that oil prices are heading even higher, this stock is set to soar.
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That's why Wall Street analysts predict this stock's revenue could jump 35% higher this year. They also predict its share price could climb 26%.
And we think these estimates are way too conservative, because oil prices are heading even higher than Wall Street thinks.
Here's the best oil stock to buy this year...