|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's range||61.44 - 62.21|
|52-week range||48.15 - 62.28|
|PE ratio (TTM)||18.62|
|Forward dividend & yield||2.91 (4.83%)|
|1y target est||60.33|
ExxonMobil (XOM) has seen a fall in its short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) from 0.87% on February 27, 2018, to the current level of 0.74%, which implies that bearish sentiment in the stock has decreased. Over the same period, ExxonMobil stock has risen 0.4%.
In this series, we’ve examined ExxonMobil’s (XOM) 1Q18 estimates, segmental earnings outlook, and stock performance. Now, we’ll examine analyst ratings for ExxonMobil. ExxonMobil (XOM) is a financially strong company with comfortable leverage and a good liquidity position.
In the previous part, we examined ExxonMobil’s (XOM) segment-wise outlook for 1Q18. Now, we’ll review ExxonMobil’s stock performance before its 1Q18 results. ExxonMobil stock has provided negative returns since January 2, 2018.
TOTAL (TOT) is going to expand its electricity and gas operation in France and Belgium through the acquisition of 74.33% shares of Direct Energie.
ExxonMobil (XOM) is expected to post its 1Q18 results on April 27, 2018. Before we proceed with 1Q18 estimates, let’s recap XOM’s 4Q17 performance versus estimates. In 4Q17, XOM’s revenues missed Wall Street estimates by 11%. Also, the company’s 4Q17 reported EPS (earnings per share) stood at $1.97. On adjusting for tax benefits (due to tax reforms in the US) and asset impairments, ExxonMobil’s adjusted EPS stood at $0.88, about 15% lower than the estimated EPS of $1.04. Also, XOM’s 4Q17 adjusted EPS was 2% lower than its 4Q16 adjusted EPS.
In this series, we reviewed the estimates for Chevron’s (CVX) 1Q18 earnings. Also, we calculated the stock range for Chevron for the 15-day period ahead of the earnings release. Now, we’ll review the analyst ratings for Chevron.
Total SA deepened its foray into power and gas retail, underlining a strategy shift among European oil majors as the global transition to cleaner energy gathers pace. The French company agreed to buy Paris-based utility Direct Energie, adding 2.6 million electricity and gas customers at home and in Belgium. The deal puts Total in a stronger position to lure households away from market leaders Electricite de France SA and Engie SA, and follows a similar utility acquisition by Royal Dutch Shell Plc in December.
Chevron (CVX) approved the $5.1 billion expansion of its Gorgon LNG project in Australia, while McDermott International (MDR) and National Oilwell Varco (NOV) provided contrasting Q1 updates.
In this part of our series, we’ll look at Chevron’s (CVX) stock price forecast range, based on its implied volatility, for the 15-day period ahead of its earnings. Chevron is expected to post its 1Q18 earnings on April 27.
In the previous part of this series, we considered Chevron’s (CVX) segmental outlook for 1Q18. Now, we’ll examine Chevron’s stock performance before its 1Q18 results. Chevron stock has fallen 6.5% since January 2. Oil prices as well as markets impact integrated energy stocks like Chevron, so let’s have a look at their performance in 2018.
Chevron (CVX) is expected to post its 1Q18 results on April 27. Before we proceed with the 1Q18 estimates, let’s recap Chevron’s 4Q17 performance versus estimates.
Short interest in Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) expressed as a percentage of its outstanding shares has fallen from 0.20% on February 27, 2018, to its current level of 0.16%. Usually, with all else being equal, a fall in short interest could indicate a fall in the bearish sentiments surrounding a stock. During this period of falling short interest, Shell stock has risen 4.1%.
TOTAL (TOT) expands its operations further in Saudi Arabia with an agreement to develop a petrochemical complex with Saudi Aramco.
In this article, we’ll look at Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) stock price forecast range for the 17-day period leading up to its earnings. Shell is expected to post its 1Q18 earnings on April 26, 2018. This price range forecast will be based on the current level of implied volatility in Shell.
In the previous article, we examined Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) segment-by-segment outlook for 1Q18. Now, let’s review Shell’s stock performance before its 1Q18 results. Since January 2, 2018, Shell stock has fallen 2.2%.
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is expected to release its 1Q18 results on April 26, 2018. Before we review the company’s 1Q18 estimates, let’s recap Shell’s 4Q17 performance compared to the estimates.
In this part, we’ll examine analyst ratings for Total (TOT), which occupies the last slot in the list of seven firms. Now let’s delve into analyst ratings for TOT. Total is a French integrated energy company with exploration and production (or E&P), gas, renewables, and power (or GRP), refining and chemicals (or R&C), and marketing and services (or M&S) business segments.
Saudi Aramco and French oil major Total SA plan to build a $5 billion petrochemical complex near their refinery in Jubail to tap growing demand in the Middle East and Asia.
Now, we’ll look at analyst ratings for Petrobras (PBR). PBR is one of the stocks that has less than 40% “buy” ratings from analysts. Another two stocks in the bottom order include ExxonMobil (XOM) and Total (TOT). We’ll review these stocks in the next two parts.
Suncor Energy (SU), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and Chevron (CVX) are the top three firms according to analyst rankings. Of the top three stocks, Suncor has the highest implied gain of 24% based on its mean target price.
Shell's (RDS.A) divestment of its entire stake in the Mukhaizna field in Oman is going to help boost the company's upstream portfolio and buoy its financials.