Published: Sat, January 06, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group


10,860,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 10,830,000. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) has risen 7.67% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Alliancebernstein LP reported 20,500 shares. Smith Moore & CO. raised its position in Exxon Mobil by 2.8% during the first quarter. The stock increased 0.96% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $118.37. About 220,358 shares traded. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 67% are positive. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their target price on shares of Exxon Mobil from $90.00 to $85.00 and set a "sector perform" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Also, VP Neil A. Chapman sold 12,000 shares of Exxon Mobil stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, January 19 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) rating on Monday, October 31. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Underperform". Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 291,385 shares of the company's stock, valued at $24,199,524.25. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Cowen & Co.

Investors sentiment increased to 10.67 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Ig Inv Management Limited invested in 0% or 4,781 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Com invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Premier Asset Limited Liability Co has invested 2.66% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Regent Investment Management Ltd Co stated it has 10,990 shares. $1.62M worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares were sold by Corson Bradley W. 10,638 were reported by Paragon Cap Mgmt Lc. Natl Pension invested in 1.44% or 3.18 million shares. Toth Financial Advisory Corporation owns 7,324 shares or 0.15% of their USA portfolio. Compton Capital Ri has invested 2.79% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). National Bank Of Montreal Can holds 3.87 million shares. Beacon Capital Incorporated invested in 0% or 199 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.01% in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Com reported 0% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). They expect $2.12 EPS, up 4.95% or $0.10 from last year's $2.02 per share. SLM's profit will be $82.06 million for 15.30 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. CWH Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Exxon Mobil during the second quarter valued at $114,000.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $5.32 million activity. Franklin Robert Stuart sold 22,656 shares worth $1.81M. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership invested in 75,706 shares or 1.21% of the stock. It also increased its holding in Iberiabank Corp (NASDAQ:IBKC) by 6,310 shares in the quarter, for a total of 73,570 shares, and has risen its stake in Mobile Iron Inc Shs (NASDAQ:MOBL). Insider ownership increased by a total of 828196 shares, which suggests that XOM's key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) was raised too.


Analysts await Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) to report earnings on February, 21. Its down 0.14, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. The institutional investor held 81,051 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.38M, down from 90,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. It turned negative, as 22 investors sold CMP shares while 71 reduced holdings. Parsons Ri accumulated 25,885 shares. Moreover, Gamco Investors Et Al has 0.2% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 247,675 shares. Union Bankshares Corporation holds 2.99% or 108,223 shares. Sprucegrove Ltd stated it has 1.62% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 27,287 are held by Oakworth Capital. Norinchukin Financial Bank The has 0.96% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 381,758 shares. Roanoke Asset Management Ny holds 0.37% or 9,623 shares in its portfolio. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank invested in 1.36M shares. Kentucky Retirement Systems Ins Fund holds 112,043 shares or 1.63% of its portfolio. Deprince Race Zollo Inc holds 0.46% or 156,763 shares in its portfolio. State Street holds 0% or 2.51 million shares. Hgk Asset Mgmt Inc has 4,254 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 51.05% of the company's stock. Therefore 38% are positive. Howard Weil upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil from an "outperform" rating to a "focus list" rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Jefferies. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc set a $96.00 price target on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 20th. The rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital to "Buy" on Monday, June 5. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, May 11 to "Buy". Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 220,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,341,400. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, March 29. The insider REINEMUND STEVEN sold $88,253.

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