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Executive Summary

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/Other Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania.



6 star dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

How has Exxon Mobil's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Oil and Gas


US Market

1 Year Return




US Oil and Gas


US Market

Return vs Industry: XOM exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -21.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XOM underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.

Share holder returns

7 Day1.7%1.7%1.0%
30 Day-4.8%-3.7%-1.8%
90 Day-8.9%-8.3%-1.8%
1 Year-10.5%-14.4%-18.3%-21.2%9.1%6.7%
3 Year-9.7%-20.1%-5.7%-14.1%46.1%36.6%
5 Year-9.0%-24.6%-21.8%-32.6%66.9%48.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Exxon Mobil's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Exxon Mobil undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


Discount to future cash flow value

Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Undervalued: XOM ($69.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($98.7)

Significantly Undervalued: XOM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price Based on Earnings

PE vs Industry: XOM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.7x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (9.9x).

PE vs Market: XOM is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.7x) compared to the US market (17.5x).

Price Based on Expected Growth

Low PEG Ratio: XOM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)

Price Based on Value of Assets

PB vs Industry: XOM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.9x).

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Future Growth

How is Exxon Mobil expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates

Future Annual Growth Analysis

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XOM's forecast earnings growth (15.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: XOM's earnings (15.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: XOM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: XOM's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XOM's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Estimates

Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: XOM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11%).

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Past Performance

How has Exxon Mobil performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XOM's earnings have declined by -11.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XOM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: XOM had negative earnings growth (-15.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (22.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: XOM's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: XOM's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Oil and Gas industry average last year.

Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: XOM has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.

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Financial Health

How is Exxon Mobil's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XOM's short term assets ($51.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($70.3B)

Long Term Liabilities: XOM's short term assets (51.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (92.0B)

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XOM's debt to equity ratio (22%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: XOM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.4% to 22% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XOM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.8%).

Interest Coverage: XOM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (22.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: XOM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: XOM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.183370x debt).

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What is Exxon Mobil's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Expected Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Notable Dividend: XOM's dividend (5.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.46%).

High Dividend: XOM's dividend (5.03%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%)

Stable Dividend: XOM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: XOM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (80.2%), XOM's payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: XOM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (80.5% payout ratio).

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What is the CEO of Exxon Mobil's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


Average management tenure


Darren Woods (54yo)





Mr. Darren W. Woods has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Exxon Mobil Corporation since January 1, 2017. Mr. Woods served as President of Exxon Mobil Corporation since January 1, 2016. He se ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD18.78M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Management Age and Tenure


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: XOM's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Age and Tenure


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: XOM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).

Insider Trading

Insider Buying: XOM insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$662,00006 Aug 19
Robert Schleckser
Max PriceUS$70.84
SellUS$460,56016 May 19
Bryan Milton
Max PriceUS$76.34
SellUS$1,092,52719 Dec 18
Bradley Corson
Max PriceUS$72.84
SellUS$214,91414 Dec 18
Neil Hansen
Max PriceUS$76.81
SellUS$1,219,55912 Dec 18
John Verity
Max PriceUS$76.94
SellUS$614,33706 Dec 18
David Rosenthal
Max PriceUS$81.24
SellUS$757,28430 Nov 18
Theodore Wojnar
Max PriceUS$78.41
SellUS$746,62030 Nov 18
James Spellings
Max PriceUS$78.41
SellUS$619,86130 Nov 18
Robert Schleckser
Max PriceUS$78.91

Ownership Breakdown

Management Team

  • Darren Woods (54yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$18.78m
  • Andy Swiger (62yo)

    Senior VP & Principal Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$12.07m
  • Neil Duffin (62yo)

    President of ExxonMobil Global Projects Company

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.79m
  • Neil Chapman (57yo)

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.60m
  • Suzanne McCarron

    Vice President of Public & Government Affairs

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Jack Williams (55yo)

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.36m
  • Randall Ebner (63yo)

    VP & General Counsel

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
  • Emma Cochrane

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Tracey Gunnlaugsson

    Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Neil Hansen

    VP of Investor Relations & Secretary

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs

Board Members

  • Steve Kandarian (66yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$807.17k
  • Sam Palmisano (68yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$331.36k
  • William Weldon (70yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.36k
  • Steve Reinemund (71yo)

    Presiding Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$331.36k
  • Doug Oberhelman (65yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.36k
  • Ken Frazier (64yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 10.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.36k
  • Ursula Burns (60yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$331.36k
  • Bray Braly (58yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.36k
  • Darren Woods (54yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$18.78m
  • Susan Avery (69yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$321.36k

Company Information

Exxon Mobil Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Ticker: XOM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1870
  • Industry: Integrated Oil and Gas
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$292.708b
  • Shares outstanding: 4.23b
  • Website: https://corporate.exxonmobil.com

Number of Employees


  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • 5959 Las Colinas Boulevard
  • Irving
  • Texas
  • 75039
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XOMSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon SharesCHCHFJan 1968
XOMNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 1968
0R1MLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBUSDJan 1968
XOM *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon SharesMXMXNJan 1968
XOMBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesCommon SharesPEUSDJan 1968
XONADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 1968
XOMWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesATEURJan 1968
XONAXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 1968
XOMSNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCLUSDJan 1968
XOMBVC (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia)YesCommon SharesCOCOPJan 1968
US_XOM_KAS (Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesKZKZTJan 1968
XOMBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 5 REP 1 CAP NPVARARSJan 2001
EXXO34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1/4 COM NPVBRBRLDec 2011


Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/Other Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It operates through Upstream, Downstrea ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/14 23:34
End of Day Share Price2019/10/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.


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