Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Closes 1.26% Up on the Day for January 21

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Dow Jones component Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) saw its stock move 1.26% to $74.10, representing a per-share move of $0.92, on volume of 17.44 million shares for Thursday.

Exxon Mobil Corp. currently has a total float of 4.16 billion shares and moves 19.35 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $73.16 on January 21 and traded between a low of $72.61 and a high of $74.99. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $78.48 and 200-day SMA of $79.67, and it has a high of $93.45 and low of $66.55 over the last year.

Exxon Mobil Corporation is engaged in energy, involving exploration for, and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacture of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.

Based out of Irving, TX, Exxon Mobil Corp. has 75,300 employees and is helmed by CEO Rex W. Tillerson.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of Exxon Mobil Corp., check out equities.com’s E.V.A. report for XOM.

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