Regents of The University of California continued to hold its stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 33,600 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Exxon Mobil makes up approximately 11.9% of Regents of The University of California’s portfolio, making the stock its 3rd biggest position. Regents of The University of California’s holdings in Exxon Mobil were worth $2,713,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 309,411,379 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $24,978,780,000 after purchasing an additional 10,366,636 shares during the last quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil by 136,463.4% during the 2nd quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 7,139,533 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $576,374,000 after purchasing an additional 7,134,305 shares during the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil by 8,029.5% during the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 3,741,755 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $46,349,000 after purchasing an additional 3,695,728 shares during the last quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil by 22.7% during the 2nd quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 11,272,171 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $910,002,000 after purchasing an additional 2,088,263 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in Exxon Mobil by 365.5% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,658,225 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $214,591,000 after purchasing an additional 2,087,165 shares during the last quarter. 51.18% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, VP Robert N. Schleckser sold 4,877 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.37, for a total value of $406,595.49. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 187,663 shares in the company, valued at $15,645,464.31. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Robert Stuart Franklin sold 22,656 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.76, for a total value of $1,807,042.56. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 231,572 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,470,182.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 62,013 shares of company stock worth $5,084,352. 0.08% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE XOM) traded up $0.18 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $83.08. The stock had a trading volume of 10,256,524 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,956,743. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a 12-month low of $76.05 and a 12-month high of $91.67. The stock has a market cap of $352,188.25, a P/E ratio of 23.35, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.54.

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.04. Exxon Mobil had a return on equity of 8.21% and a net margin of 5.14%. The business had revenue of $66.17 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.51 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.63 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Exxon Mobil Corporation will post 3.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 11th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a $0.77 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.71%. Exxon Mobil’s payout ratio is 100.33%.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on XOM shares. Vetr upgraded Exxon Mobil from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.60 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $76.00 price target on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Goldman Sachs Group set a $86.00 price target on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $90.00 price target on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, downgraded Exxon Mobil from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating and cut their price target for the company from $83.60 to $77.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $86.32.

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Exxon Mobil Profile

Exxon Mobil Corporation is engaged in energy business. The Company is engaged in the exploration, production, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas, and the manufacture, transportation and sale of petroleum products. The Company also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and a range of specialty products.

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