Exxon Mobil Shares Close Down 1.37% Among Largest Energy Stocks Today

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on today’s market action by the top stocks, as measured by market capitalization, in the Energy sector:

  1. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): The shares closed at $71.15, down $0.99, or 1.37%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $60.36 to $88.23. Volume today was 25,280,803 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 24,741,600 shares. Its market capitalization is $345.94billion, its trailing P/E is 9.38, its trailing earnings are $7.59 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.88 per share, for a dividend yield of 2.60%. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  2. PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (NYSE:PTR): The shares closed at $124.99, up $1.35, or 1.09%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $108.47 to $158.83. Volume today was 249,965 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 309,573 shares. Its market capitalization is $228.76billion, its trailing P/E is 10.42, its trailing earnings are $12.00 per share, and it pays a dividend of $4.54 per share, for a dividend yield of 3.70%. About the company: PetroChina Company Limited explores, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The Company also refines, transports, and distributes crude oil and petroleum products, produces and sells chemicals, and transmits, markets and sells natural gas.
  3. Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A): The shares closed at $64.07, down $1.6, or 2.44%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $54.97 to $77.97. Volume today was 5,625,639 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 3,162,160 shares. Its market capitalization is $199.96billion, its trailing P/E is 7.14, its trailing earnings are $8.97 per share, and it pays a dividend of $3.36 per share, for a dividend yield of 5.10%. About the company: Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for, and extracts crude oil and natural gas. It also converts natural gas to liquids to provide cleaner burning fuels; markets and trades natural gas and power; extracts bitumen from mined oil sands and convert it to synthetic crude oil; and develops wind power to generate electricity.
  4. Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-B): The shares closed at $64.53, down $1.59, or 2.4%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $53.41 to $78.81. Volume today was 1,187,543 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 1,200,170 shares. Its market capitalization is $201.39billion, its trailing P/E is 7.19, its trailing earnings are $8.97 per share, and it pays a dividend of $3.36 per share, for a dividend yield of 5.10%. About the company: Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for, and extracts crude oil and natural gas. It also converts natural gas to liquids to provide cleaner burning fuels; markets and trades natural gas and power; extracts bitumen from mined oil sands and convert it to synthetic crude oil; and develops wind power to generate electricity.
  5. Petroleo Brasileiro SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR): The shares closed at $27.42, down $0.43, or 1.54%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $24.51 to $42.75. Volume today was 13,882,055 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 15,229,400 shares. Its market capitalization is $178.81billion, its trailing P/E is 6.58, its trailing earnings are $4.17 per share, and it pays a dividend of $0.16 per share, for a dividend yield of 0.60%. About the company: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world.
  6. Petroleo Brasileiro SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR-A): The shares closed at $25.07, down $0.33, or 1.3%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $23.24 to $36.81. Volume today was 6,635,130 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 7,002,800 shares. Its market capitalization is $163.51billion, its trailing P/E is 6.02, its trailing earnings are $4.17 per share, and it pays a dividend of $0.15 per share, for a dividend yield of 0.60%.
  7. BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP): The shares closed at $36.39, down $0.14, or 0.38%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $35.15 to $49.50. Volume today was 13,022,707 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 10,023,200 shares. Its market capitalization is $114.87billion, its trailing P/E is 5.79, its trailing earnings are $6.28 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.68 per share, for a dividend yield of 4.60%. About the company: BP plc is an oil and petrochemicals company. The Company explores for and produces oil and natural gas, refines, markets, and supplies petroleum products, generates solar energy, and manufactures and markets chemicals. BP’s chemicals include terephthalic acid, acetic acid, acrylonitrile, ethylene and polyethylene.
  8. TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TOT): The shares closed at $45.17, down $2.24, or 4.72%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $43.81 to $64.44. Volume today was 9,001,803 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 4,614,280 shares. Its market capitalization is $101.58billion, its trailing P/E is 6.21, its trailing earnings are $7.28 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.37 per share, for a dividend yield of 2.90%. About the company: Total SA explores for, produces, refines, transports, and markets oil and natural gas. The Company also operates a chemical division which produces polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, rubber, paint, ink, adhesives, and resins. Total operates gasoline filling stations in Europe, the United States, and Africa.
  9. Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB): The shares closed at $74.32, down $0.1, or 0.13%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $56.61 to $95.64. Volume today was 10,606,530 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 9,791,570 shares. Its market capitalization is $100.28billion, its trailing P/E is 19.70, its trailing earnings are $3.77 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.00 per share, for a dividend yield of 1.30%. About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  10. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): The shares closed at $65.70, down $0.74, or 1.11%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $53.59 to $81.80. Volume today was 10,976,110 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 11,458,400 shares. Its market capitalization is $90.21 billion, its trailing P/E is 8.29, its trailing earnings are $7.93 per share, and it pays a dividend of $2.64 per share, for a dividend yield of 4.00%. About the company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Yahoo Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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