[at Seeking Alpha] – There’s not many things in this world as big as Big Oil. And anywhere Big Oil is talked about, the names of two companies always enter the conversation. Those companies are ExxonMobil Corporation XOM and …
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Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), valued at $436.68B, began trading this morning at $99.94.
Looking at the equity, the company’s one day range is $99.46 to $100.14 with the price of the stock fluctuating between $84.79 to $101.74 over the last 52 weeks.
Priced at 13.36x this year’s forecasted earnings, XOM shares are relatively inexpensive compared to the industry’s 19.76x forward p/e ratio.
The company pays shareholders $2.52 per share in dividend income per year, for a current yield of 2.50%.
According to a consensus of 17 analysts, the earnings estimate of $1.97 per share would be $0.23 worse than the year-ago quarter and a $0.01 sequential decrease. Furthermore, our analysis shows the full-year EPS estimate to be $7.45, which would be a $0.62 worse when compared to the last year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $112.88 Billion. If reported, that would be a 1.99% decrease over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, RBC Capital Mkts Initiated XOM at Outperform (Dec 13, 2013). Previously, HSBC Securities Initiated XOM at to Underweight.
The average price target for XOM shares by the analysts covering it is $96.92, which is 3.02% below where the stock opened.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas and manufacture of petroleum products. The company also transports and sells crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.
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