While oil prices are down this year, all signs point to the potential for higher prices in the future.
Exploration and production businesses are still lucrative, considering the prevailing commodity prices. Thus, Diamondback (FANG), Pioneer (PXD) & Matador (MTDR) are poised to gain.
A high dividend yield is often (but not always) a sign of a higher risk profile. Three high-yielding dividends stocks with big upside potential are Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN), Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW), and Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE: PXD). Devon Energy's dividend has two components.