Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) Gets ‘Hold’ Rating From Brokerages


Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) received a consensus ‘hold’ recommendation from 34 analysts, according to Maketbeat.com. The 1-year average price target that has been assigned to Exxon’s stock last year was $47.81.

On Friday, the company started from $41.60 in the stock market with the market cap being $175.89B. The lowest in 52 weeks is $30.11 while the highest is $71.37. Their current, quick, and leverage ratio is 0.93, 0.58, and 0.25. Their 50-day rolling average stands at $39.46 while the 200-day is at $40.17.

According to the 4th November report, the company had a quarterly EPS earnings of $0.18 that topped the $0.25 consensus estimate by almost $0.07. Their net margin was 3.24% with a 2.09% equity return. Their quarterly revenue was $46.20B as compared to the $48.36B estimates.

The firm paid a dividend of $0.87, indicating a $3.48 year-over-year dividend with an 8.37% dividend yield.

XOM Stock Undertakings

Scotiabank increased the rating for XOM stock to ‘sector perform’ from ‘sector underperform’ and issued a price objective of $45. Standpoint Research lifted the rating to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’. Goldman Sachs increased the price objective of Exxon stock to $52 from $42 along with a rating of ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’. BidaskClub decreased the rating to ‘sell’ from ‘hold’. Morgan Stanley decreased it to $44 from $46 with a rating of ‘equal weight’.

Charles Schwab Management increased their holdings on XOM stock by almost 10.3% in Q3, owning shares priced at $1,382,622,000. UBS Management raised its stake by approximately 3.3% in Q3 and owns $480,181,000 worth of shares. California Public Retirement System increased their position by 2.4% in Q3, owning shares worth $334,554,000. Principal Fin. Group raised its stake by 9.2% in Q2, owning $344,668,000 worth of shares. Fisher Management lifted their holdings by 2.5% in Q3 and own shares worth $252,166,000. Institutional investors own 50.90% XOM stock.