Energy is the best performing sector year-to-date. The S&P 500 Energy ETF (XLE) is up 62%, far outperforming any other area of equities in 2022.
ConocoPhillips, Atmos Energy and EOG Resources are part of the Zacks Investment Ideas article.
Just recently, several large-cap stocks have upped their dividend payouts, undoubtedly boosting shareholders' confidence in a big way. And in a volatile 2022, it goes without saying that investors have cherished dividends.