Overall market sentiment has been neutral on Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) stock lately. XOM receives a Neutral rating from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away from current trends.
Recent trends are a good indator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive.
InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend.
Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .
What's Happening With XOM Stock Today?
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) stock is trading at $43.73 as of 11:40 AM on Tuesday, Jul 14, an increase of $1.07, or 2.51% from the previous closing price of $42.66. The stock has traded between $42.26 and $43.90 so far today. Volume today is below average. So far 7,466,059 shares have traded compared to average volume of 24,791,549 shares.
More About Exxon Mobil Corporation
ExxonMobil is an integrated oil and gas company that explores for, produces, and refines oil around the world. In 2019, it produced 2.4 million barrels of liquids and 9.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. At the end of 2019, reserves were 22.4 billion barrels of oil equivalent (including 3.8 billion for equity companies), 65% of which are liquids. The company is the world's largest refiner with a total global refining capacity of 4.7 million barrels of oil per day and one of the world's largest manufacturers of commodity and specialty chemicals. It operates its business divisions in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, North and sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.