Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $94.90 and last traded at $94.67, with a volume of 4,635,906 shares. The stock had previously closed at $93.89.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on XOM shares. Macquarie set a $75.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 30th. Morgan Stanley set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Vetr raised shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $89.96 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research report on Sunday. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Exxon Mobil Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $86.19.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $90.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $84.55. The company has a market capitalization of $392.56 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.49.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.12. The company earned $48.70 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $45.31 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 28.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. Analysts forecast that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.00, for a total value of $1,068,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 230,299 shares in the company, valued at $20,496,611. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Bradley W. Corson sold 6,000 shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.81, for a total transaction of $544,860.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 208,033 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $18,891,476.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds recently modified their holdings of the company. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. now owns 37,284 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,906,000 after buying an additional 302 shares during the period. WCG Management L.P. acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $3,214,000. Sky Investment Group LLC raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Sky Investment Group LLC now owns 95,463 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,441,000 after buying an additional 845 shares during the last quarter. Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 14.5% in the fourth quarter. Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 31,607 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,464,000 after buying an additional 3,999 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 67.6% in the fourth quarter. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC now owns 16,856 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,314,000 after buying an additional 6,798 shares during the last quarter.

Exxon Mobil Corporation is an energy company. The Company is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, manufacturing of petroleum products, and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products. The Company also manufactures and markets petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and various specialty products.

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