Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX): Current price $120.44
Around ten years ago, Chevron’s market capitalization stood at $70 billion, half that of Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDSA). Currently, Chevron is worth $232 billion, surpassing Shell’s $215 billion. The lead appears sustainable, and highlights important differences in the two oil majors’ strategies and performance, according to The Wall Street Journal’s Heard on the Street. For the most part, Chevron has grown without sacrificing returns.