Investors bought shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $222.86 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $153.50 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $69.36 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Exxon Mobil Corp. had the 3rd highest net in-flow for the day. Exxon Mobil Corp. traded down ($0.07) for the day and closed at $94.88

A number of equities research analysts have commented on XOM shares. Nomura Holdings Inc. started coverage on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Friday, March 18th. They set a “reduce” rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised their target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from $90.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock a “conviction-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 18th. Vetr upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $81.98 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 23rd. Simmons decreased their target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. to $63.00 in a research note on Friday, March 25th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG decreased their target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from $85.00 to $82.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 29th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $86.83.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $91.24 and its 200-day moving average is $84.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $393.43 billion and a PE ratio of 30.56.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.12. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. The company earned $48.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $45.31 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $89.00, for a total value of $1,068,000.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 230,299 shares in the company, valued at $20,496,611. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed 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 that occurred on Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.81, for a total value of $544,860.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 208,033 shares in the company, valued at $18,891,476.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds have bought and sold shares of the company. Cacti Asset Management increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Cacti Asset Management now owns 273,380 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,310,000 after buying an additional 4,270 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 2,873,103 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,958,000 after buying an additional 29,986 shares during the period. Integrated Wealth Management increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Integrated Wealth Management now owns 76,233 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,942,000 after buying an additional 1,511 shares during the period. Vigilant Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Vigilant Capital Management LLC now owns 103,770 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,089,000 after buying an additional 1,393 shares during the period. Finally, Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC increased 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 worth $1,314,000 after buying an additional 6,798 shares during the period.

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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