The 12-month average price target set by analysts for COP is almost $65. That's 18% higher than its current price, and if this comes to pass and you add in the almost 5% dividend yield, it may be reasonable to anticipate a total-return of around 23%.For diversification's sake, and if you like the idea of buying low while still earning a generous dividend, consider a resource-based royalty trust like Cross Timbers (CRT - Get Report).
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