Exxon Mobil, the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, is scheduled
to report fourth-quarter results before the opening bell on Monday, February 1.
The consensus First Call EPS estimate stands at $1.19 compared to last year's gain of $1.55, while revenue is expected to increase by 1.8% to $86.19 billion.
What follows are some facts and figures on how Exxon's shares traded in the most recent earnings reports.
Beat revenue estimates for 5 of the past 8 quarters
Missed EPS estimates for 5 of the past 8 quarters
Beat annual EPS estimates for 5 of the past 5 years
Dollar impact? In 2008, 70% of revenue derived from outside the United States
Exxon Mobil's shares are down 5.5% in 2010, and -0.2% since the March low
Competitors' Performance in 2010: Chevron -6%, ConocoPhillips -6%, BP -3.2%, and Royal Dutch Shell -8%
Exxon Mobil's shares hit a new 52-week high of $80.50 on February 9, 2009
The company's shares are trading 8.7% below their 50-day moving average
Stock Performance By The Numbers
- In the past 8 quarters, Exxon's shares fell 1.55%, on average, the day the company reported its quarterly results
S&P Energy Sector:
- Sixth best performing sector so far in 2010, down 4.5%
- Leaders year-to-date: Baker Hughes +11.9%, Smith International +11.6% and BJ Services +11.1%
- Losers year-to-date: Cabot Oil & Gas -12.2%, Southwestern Energy -11% and Cameron International -9.9%
Earning Estimates Source: CNBC & Thomson Reuters