Analysts Take: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Projected Earnings & Price Targets

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It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 48.09 and low P/E is 8.92, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 35.81 and 27.36 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 14.28 for the industry and 10.17 for the Sector.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Wespac Advisors Llc who had been investing in Chevron Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $197.06 billion market cap company. The stock declined 4.21% or $7.78 reaching $177.04 on the news. Ruggie Capital Group Inc reported 1,275 shares. Simple moving average analysis helps investors to quickly identify if a security is in an uptrend or downtrend. It has outperformed by 63.30% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $170.72 million company. Peters Gregory K sold 6,167 shares worth $969,144. $2.76M worth of stock was sold by Pate R. Hewitt on Wednesday, November 16. HSBC Securities analysts stated on 08/03/2017 that they maintained their Hold rating.

XOM has been the subject of several analyst reports. $454,384 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Ortwein Sara N on Thursday, December 15. As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, August 9 by PiperJaffray. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 31 to "Neutral". On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight". Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share. Its down 0.08, from 1.07 in 2016Q3. Banque Pictet And Cie accumulated 37,022 shares. 120 funds opened positions while 617 raised stakes. Moreover, National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives has 0.1% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Its down 7.79% from 28.84 million shares, reported previously.

About 6.55M shares traded. Citigroup maintained the shares of ACN in report on Monday, March 28 with "Neutral" rating. Twin Cap reported 284,640 shares. It increased, as 44 investors sold STI shares while 254 reduced holdings. Utd Ser Automobile Association invested in 0.03% or 156,231 shares. Stadion Money Mgmt Ltd has 0.07% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Colonial Advisors holds 3.02% or 103,514 shares. Cullinan Associates reported 98,565 shares or 0.99% of all its holdings. Gruss Inc holds 3,500 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited has invested 0.18% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Jacobs Levy Equity Management reported 562,499 shares or 0.98% of all its holdings. The return on invested capital at 0.6%, which is good, compared to its peers. "(STI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 26, 2017" and published on May 25, 2017 is yet another important article. Segment Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 118,631 shares for 3.93% of their portfolio. The insider Wascom Dennis G sold 4,400 shares worth $404,800. Hm Payson & Company acquired 5,253 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)'s stock rose 0.21%. 87,297 shares were sold by HASTINGS REED, worth $11.06M on Wednesday, December 21. (NYSE:STI) was sold by Cheriyan Anil T. On Wednesday, February 22 the insider Johnson Susan S sold $45,291. Overall, the share price is down -9.43% so far this year. On average, analysts predict that Exxon Mobil Co. will post $3.97 earnings per share for the current year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. After $0.95 actual earnings per share reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.05% negative EPS growth. Therefore 60% are positive. Maxim Group began coverage on Exxon Mobil in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Argus restated a "focus list" rating and issued a $104.00 price target (up from $91.00) on shares of Exxon Mobil in a report on Thursday, May 18th. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, September 23. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Wells Fargo. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued. The firm has "Hold" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, August 19.

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