Saturday, 17 February, 2018

Brokers Recommendations on: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Nellie Chapman | 29 January, 2018, 23:22

The stock has a market cap of $377,102.44, a PE ratio of 28.99, a P/E/G ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.83. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 9.94 Million. About 911,820 shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending.

David Atterbury increased its stake in Mobileiron Inc (MOBL) by 383.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The highest price XOM stock touched in the last 12 month was $89 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $76.05. The institutional investor held 21,849 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.79M, up from 13,995 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Element Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sapiens Intl Corp N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $604.04M market cap company. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.01, for a total transaction of $1,618,695.00. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 17.01 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group set a $86.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 57 investors sold XOM shares while 806 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 621 raised stakes.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) will report its next earnings on Feb 02 BMO. About 6.10 million shares traded. Alley Limited Liability Company reported 61,010 shares.

Short interest, or the number of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag invested in 338,670 shares or 0% of the stock. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 2.73% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 5.09M shares. Charles Schwab Inv Advisory has invested 0% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Chesley Taft & Limited Liability Company has invested 2.01% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Ngam Lp holds 0.06% or 48,654 shares in its portfolio. 162,656 were reported by Ar Asset Mgmt. Nottingham Advsr Inc has 5,610 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 257,283,117 shares of the stock are valued at $22.9 billion. New York-based Arosa Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 5.7% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). This represents an increase of 9% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt more pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks.

Apriem Advisors, which manages about $424.33 million and $402.15 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) by 22,223 shares to 55,762 shares, valued at $4.82 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 4,438 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 39,724 shares, and cut its stake in D R Horton Co (NYSE:DHI). Ltd. now owns 1,900 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $153,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. The insider HIRSCH DIDIER sold 20,000 shares worth $1.28 million. Also, VP Bradley W. Corson sold 19,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. Another trade for 7,281 shares valued at $606,082 was made by Milton Bryan W on Tuesday, December 12.

In the transaction dated December 11, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Vice President; Corson Bradley W disposed a total of 19,500 shares at an average price of $83.01, amounting to approximately $1,618,695. The stock grabbed 80 new institutional investments totaling 11,341,027 shares while 52 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,490,182 shares. Therefore 71% are positive. Sapiens Int'l had 9 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Evercore with "Buy" on Friday, December 8. BNP Paribas set a $75.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, November 6. The Stock shows P/E value of 29.03 and Forward P/E of 20.36.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3.

If we look at the Volatility of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Week Volatility is 0.93%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.10%. It fall, as 42 investors sold FFIV shares while 168 reduced holdings. Todd Asset Mngmt Limited Co holds 1.87% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. 137,200 are held by Axa. Tiger Mgmt Limited Liability Com owns 440,040 shares.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding XOM? The fund owned 172,309 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after purchasing an additional 8,253 shares during the quarter. Diversified stated it has 2,342 shares. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada stated it has 13,535 shares. Massachusetts Financial Ma has 0.04% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 18,506 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Abbvie Inc had 73 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Wednesday, September 30. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 18 by Needham. The stock of AbbVie Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Monday, October 24. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Canaccord Genuity initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 4 report. Town & Country Bank & Trust & Tru Dba First Bankers Tru reported 89,798 shares or 3.81% of all its holdings.