Traders bought shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $199.68 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $82.69 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $116.99 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 ($0.08) for the day and closed at $93.85

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on XOM shares. Simmons dropped their price target on Exxon Mobil Corp. to $63.00 in a research note on Friday, March 25th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $91.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. Vetr upgraded Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $89.96 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. Morningstar restated a “buy” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, April 6th. Finally, Argus upgraded Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Exxon Mobil Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $86.98.

The company has a market capitalization of $389.16 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.23. The company has a 50-day moving average of $92.02 and a 200-day moving average of $85.34.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.12. The business earned $48.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $45.31 billion. Exxon Mobil Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was down 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.17 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.77 EPS for the current year.

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

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of XOM. KBC Group NV raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 1,056,110 shares of the company’s stock valued at $82,324,000 after buying an additional 72,539 shares during the last quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 8.3% in the fourth quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. now owns 42,510 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,314,000 after buying an additional 3,250 shares during the last quarter. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. now owns 19,952 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,555,000 after buying an additional 373 shares during the last quarter. Ashburton Jersey Ltd acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,317,000. Finally, Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. raised its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 22.8% in the fourth quarter. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. now owns 30,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,393,000 after buying an additional 5,700 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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