Exxon Mobil (XOM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) is set to issue its Q214 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.86 per share and revenue of $108.38 billion for the quarter. Parties interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.22. The company had revenue of $106.77 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.76 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.12 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Exxon Mobil to post $7.88 EPS for the current fiscal year and $7.89 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) opened at 103.55 on Wednesday. Exxon Mobil has a 52 week low of $84.79 and a 52 week high of $104.76. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $102.6 and a 200-day moving average of $98.74. The company has a market cap of $444.7 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.22. Exxon Mobil also saw a significant decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 47,024,630 shares, a decline of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 51,262,892 shares. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,077,358 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.8 days.
A number of research firms have recently commented on XOM. Analysts at Barclays downgraded shares of Exxon Mobil from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $100.00. On a related note, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Exxon Mobil in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They now have a $111.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $105.00. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Exxon Mobil in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They set a “hold” rating and a $105.00 price target on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Exxon Mobil has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $103.46.
Exxon Mobil Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics and a range of specialty products.
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