Energy stocks were the place to be in 2022, and many Wall Street analysts think their outperformance will persist well into the future. Granted, it's possible to find energy companies that pay larger dividends than ExxonMobil.
Exploration and production businesses are witnessing big gains from a healthy crude price trajectory. Thus, Diamondback (FANG), Pioneer (PXD) & Matador (MTDR) are poised to gain.
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) closed the most recent trading day at $229.83, moving -1.95% from the previous trading session.