Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) went down by -0.50% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $114.66. The company’s stock price has collected 0.62% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 11/20/22 that COP27 wins and losses: U.S. on the hook to pay for its pollution; natural gas gets nod as transition fuel
Is It Worth Investing in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE :XOM) Right Now?
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.27 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for XOM is at 1.13. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 26 who provided ratings for Exxon Mobil Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 12 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $119.45, which is $2.77 above the current price. XOM currently public float of 4.12B and currently shorts hold a 1.10% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of XOM was 19.41M shares.
XOM’s Market Performance
XOM stocks went up by 0.62% for the week, with a monthly jump of 7.30% and a quarterly performance of 14.65%, while its annual performance rate touched 79.96%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.53% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.40% for Exxon Mobil Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.76% for XOM stocks with a simple moving average of 23.70% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of XOM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for XOM stocks, with Exane BNP Paribas repeating the rating for XOM by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for XOM in the upcoming period, according to Exane BNP Paribas is $115 based on the research report published on November 01st of the current year 2022.
Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see XOM reach a price target of $133, previously predicting the price at $90. The rating they have provided for XOM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 19th, 2022.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to XOM, setting the target price at $125 in the report published on August 11th of the current year.
XOM Trading at 10.96% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought XOM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.92% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, as shares surge +6.04% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +16.32% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, XOM rose by +0.62%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +41.55% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $111.96. In addition, Exxon Mobil Corporation saw 85.67% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at XOM starting from Talley Darrin L, who sale 2,500 shares at the price of $110.47 back on Oct 31. After this action, Talley Darrin L now owns 25,363 shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation, valued at $276,182 using the latest closing price.
UBBEN JEFFREY W, the Director of Exxon Mobil Corporation, purchase 40,000 shares at $86.97 during a trade that took place back on Aug 05, which means that UBBEN JEFFREY W is holding 1,177,000 shares at $3,478,779 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for XOM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.91 for the present operating margin
- +24.10 for the gross margin
The net margin for Exxon Mobil Corporation stands at +8.21. Equity return is now at value 29.60, with 14.50 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.04.