Traders purchased shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $243.03 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $163.93 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $79.10 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Exxon Mobil Corp. had the 5th highest net in-flow for the day. Exxon Mobil Corp. traded down ($0.71) for the day and closed at $90.20

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on XOM. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $85.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Vetr raised Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $95.77 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $78.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Bank of America Corp. downgraded Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $96.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Exxon Mobil Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $87.09.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $92.34 and its 200-day moving average is $85.88. The company has a market capitalization of $374.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.05.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last posted its earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $48.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.31 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.17 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a $0.75 dividend. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.33%.

In other news, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of the firm’s 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 sale, the vice president now directly owns 230,299 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $20,496,611. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Bradley W. Corson sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s 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 sale, the vice president now directly owns 208,033 shares in the company, valued at $18,891,476.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 2,738,478 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,465,000 after buying an additional 232,359 shares during the last quarter. Farmers Trust Co. boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Farmers Trust Co. now owns 127,337 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,926,000 after buying an additional 511 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Corp boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. BB&T Corp now owns 837,898 shares of the company’s stock valued at $65,315,000 after buying an additional 28,644 shares during the last quarter. Triangle Securities Wealth Management boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. Triangle Securities Wealth Management now owns 60,570 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,721,000 after buying an additional 1,957 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tiedemann Trust Co. boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Tiedemann Trust Co. now owns 15,836 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,234,000 after buying an additional 424 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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