Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC decreased its position in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 22.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,352 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 400 shares during the period. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC’s holdings in Exxon Mobil were worth $109,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in XOM. CWH Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Exxon Mobil during the second quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Horan Securities Inc. raised its position in shares of Exxon Mobil by 20.8% during the second quarter. Horan Securities Inc. now owns 1,511 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. Watermark Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Exxon Mobil during the first quarter valued at approximately $136,000. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Exxon Mobil by 172.7% during the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,737 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Exxon Mobil by 2.7% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,900 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 51.18% of the company’s stock.

In other news, VP Robert N. Schleckser sold 5,601 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.93, for a total transaction of $470,091.93. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 187,663 shares in the company, valued at $15,750,555.59. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Robert Stuart Franklin sold 22,656 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.76, for a total transaction of $1,807,042.56. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 231,572 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,470,182.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 74,013 shares of company stock valued at $6,080,952 over the last quarter. 0.08% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $83.03. 25,196,695 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,904,506. Exxon Mobil Co. has a 52 week low of $76.05 and a 52 week high of $91.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $351,679.78, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.31, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13.

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The oil and gas company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $66.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.51 billion. Exxon Mobil had a net margin of 5.14% and a return on equity of 8.21%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Exxon Mobil Co. will post 3.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th were issued a $0.77 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.71%. Exxon Mobil’s dividend payout ratio is presently 100.33%.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on XOM shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Societe Generale set a $95.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Vetr upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $84.87 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Barclays set a $94.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 21st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $86.32.

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Exxon Mobil Company Profile

Exxon Mobil Corporation is engaged in energy business. The Company is engaged in the exploration, production, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas, and the manufacture, transportation and sale of petroleum products. The Company also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and a range of specialty products.

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