Exxon Mobil's (NYSE:XOM) Surprise on Earnings goes Unnoticed by Investors

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) posted a positive earnings result for the second quarter in the row. However, the stock price is not following the suit, remaining lodged around US$58, following a dip in July. We think that the softer headline numbers might be getting counterbalanced by some positive underlying factors.