Oil and Gas Stocks Definition: Oil and gas companies fall into several categories: integrated operations (exploration, production, refining and distribution), upstream operations (exploration, production), midstream (storage and transportation), or downstream operations (refining and distribution). There are 100’s of oil and gas companies but not all pay dividends and have the ability to weather the boom and bust cycle of the oil and industry. To help narrow the list, the following table is limited to oil and gas companies that pay dividends and that are engaged in either integrated or upstream operations. Further, these companies must have a market cap of $1 billion or more.
Oil and Gas Stocks Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, dividend yield, payout ratio (a measure of dividend sustainability), market cap, stock price, and the intraday stock price percent change. This live table is updated throughout the trading day. Don’t miss out on important revisions to our Oil and Gas Stocks list. Get our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Oil and Gas Stocks FAQ
Do oil stocks pay dividends?
There are 42 oil stocks with a market cap over $1 billion and that pay dividends.
What is an upstream oil company?
An upstream oil company focuses it operations on the exploration and production of oil. Midstream companies operate transportation and storage while downstream companies engage in the refining and distribution of oil.
Do oil stocks pay monthly dividends?
Vermilion Energy is the only oil stocks with a market cap of $1 billion or more to pay monthly dividends.
What are the top 10 oil stocks?
The top 10 oil stocks based purely on market cap are: ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, PetroChina, Total, BP, Eni, Petrobras, China Petroleum, and Conoco Phillips.