Investors purchased 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 analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC set a $88.50 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. Barclays PLC set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. Exxon Mobil Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $86.98.

The firm has a market cap of $389.82 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $92.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $85.46.

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 Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.12. The company earned $48.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.31 billion. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.17 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.78 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Exxon Mobil Corp. news, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. stock in a transaction dated 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 transaction, the vice president now owns 230,299 shares in the company, valued at $20,496,611. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Bradley W. Corson sold 6,000 shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. stock in a transaction dated 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 transaction, the vice president now owns 208,033 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,891,476.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 4.1% in the fourth quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 13,692 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,067,000 after buying an additional 538 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 6.7% in the fourth quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 13,836 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,069,000 after buying an additional 872 shares in the last quarter. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 100.7% in the fourth quarter. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc now owns 13,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,087,000 after buying an additional 7,000 shares in the last quarter. McNamara Financial Services Inc. boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 40.3% in the fourth quarter. McNamara Financial Services Inc. now owns 14,715 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,147,000 after buying an additional 4,224 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tiedemann Trust Co. boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Tiedemann Trust Co. now owns 15,836 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,234,000 after buying an additional 424 shares in 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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