Short Term Price Target on Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has been rated by 10 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $96 and the lowest price target forecast is $72. The average forecast of all the analysts is $88.6 and the expected standard deviation is $7.66.

Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation rose by 2.11% in the last five trading days and 5.04% for the last 4 weeks. Exxon Mobil Corporation is up 13.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.37%. Also, Bank of America downgrades their rating on the shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Earlier, the shares were rated a Buy by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on June 2, 2016.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) : 14 analysts are covering Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and their average rating on the stock is 2.59, which is read as a Hold. 4 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 2 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. A total of 7 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $92.33 and $92.30 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $93.83. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $93.74, notching a gain of 1.38% for the day. The total traded volume was 14,073,677 . The stock had closed at $92.46 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Corson Bradley W, officer (Vice President) of Exxon Mobil Corp, had unloaded 6,000 shares at an average price of $90.81 in a transaction dated on June 7, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $544,860.

Exxon Mobil Corporation is an energy company. The Company is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Company is involved in the manufacturing of petroleum products, and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products. The Company also manufactures and markets petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and a variety of specialty products. The Companys projects include the Kearl project, Heidelberg project, the Point Thomson project, the Hadrian South project, the Lucius project, the Chirag Oil project, the Tapis Enhanced Oil Recovery project, the Damar project, and the Barzan project, among others. The Company is conducting its operations and projects in the United States, Asia, Africa, Canada/South America, Europe and Australia/Oceania.

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