Investors sold shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $94.19 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $174.76 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $80.57 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Exxon Mobil Corp. had the 3rd highest net out-flow for the day. Exxon Mobil Corp. traded up $0.19 for the day and closed at $87.99

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on XOM. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a report on Sunday, July 10th. HSBC set a $88.50 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Credit Agricole SA reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Argus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $104.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Finally, Vetr raised shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.03 price target for the company in a report on Monday, June 27th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $87.25.

The stock has a market cap of $364.86 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.94. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $90.70 and a 200-day moving average of $87.37.

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 29th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $57.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.23 billion. Exxon Mobil Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 22.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.00 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Exxon Mobil Corp. will post $2.36 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 10th.

In related news, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated 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 sale, the vice president now directly owns 230,299 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,496,611. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Bradley W. Corson sold 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.81, for a total transaction of $544,860.00. Following 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.

Other hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 15,858,971 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,236,207,000 after buying an additional 797,812 shares during the period. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC increased its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC now owns 237,069 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,479,000 after buying an additional 1,423 shares during the period. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. increased its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. now owns 196,719 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,298,000 after buying an additional 4,528 shares during the period. Autus Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 66.1% in the fourth quarter. Autus Asset Management LLC now owns 37,290 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,906,000 after buying an additional 14,843 shares during the period. Finally, Calvert Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. by 31.0% in the fourth quarter. Calvert Investment Management Inc. now owns 36,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,869,000 after buying an additional 8,700 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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