Investors bought shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $315.98 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $160.17 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $155.81 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Exxon Mobil Corp. had the highest net in-flow for the day. Exxon Mobil Corp. traded down ($0.01) for the day and closed at $87.48

Several brokerages have weighed in on XOM. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st. Vetr upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.34 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. HSBC set a $83.50 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “sell” rating and set a $78.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a research note on Thursday, June 2nd. 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 stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $86.65.

The firm’s 50-day moving average is $91.81 and its 200-day moving average is $86.29. The stock has a market cap of $363.11 billion and a P/E ratio of 34.77.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 29th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.23. The firm had revenue of $57.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.23 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 22.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.00 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 10th.

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

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of XOM. American International Group Inc. raised its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 193.9% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 6,207,286 shares of the company’s stock worth $483,857,000 after buying an additional 4,095,019 shares in the last quarter. Capital Counsel LLC NY raised its position in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Capital Counsel LLC NY now owns 170,864 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,319,000 after buying an additional 786 shares in the last quarter. KBC Group NV raised its position 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 worth $82,324,000 after buying an additional 72,539 shares in the last quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. raised its position 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 worth $3,314,000 after buying an additional 3,250 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. raised its position 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 worth $1,555,000 after buying an additional 373 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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