Exxon Mobil (XOM) Market Valuation Rose While Bellecapital International LTD Trimmed Its Stake by $492,000; Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Valuation Rose While Premier Asset Managment Upped Position by $475,475

January 22, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Bellecapital International Ltd decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 43.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bellecapital International Ltd sold 6,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,790 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $639,000, down from 13,790 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bellecapital International Ltd who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $372.63 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.795 during the last trading session, reaching $87.945. About 5.30 million shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since January 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.

Premier Asset Managment Llc increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 5.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Premier Asset Managment Llc bought 455 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,328 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.76 million, up from 8,873 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Premier Asset Managment Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.38B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.34% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $431.74. About 541,714 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 39.52% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 10 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 82 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 24. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Friday, December 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 11. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 11. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Howard Weil to “Sector Outperform” on Monday, June 5. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the shares of XOM in report on Friday, January 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, October 12 by Barclays Capital.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $5.32 million activity. $606,082 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Milton Bryan W. Shares for $200,293 were sold by Wascom Dennis G. 12,000 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares with value of $996,628 were sold by Chapman Neil A. Franklin Robert Stuart had sold 22,656 shares worth $1.81 million on Monday, September 18. Corson Bradley W sold $1.62 million worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Monday, December 11.

Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.99 earnings per share, up 10.00% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.9 per share. XOM’s profit will be $4.19B for 22.21 P/E if the $0.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual earnings per share reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.45% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 57 investors sold XOM shares while 806 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 621 raised stakes. 2.13 billion shares or 0.48% more from 2.12 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fernwood Invest Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 24,235 shares or 1.24% of the stock. Mastrapasqua Asset Management owns 57,402 shares. Hermes Investment Management reported 128,442 shares. First Bancshares Tru Comm Of Newtown accumulated 80,487 shares or 1.85% of the stock. Connecticut-based Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd has invested 0.3% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). First City Cap Mgmt reported 74,781 shares. Bowling Portfolio Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 55,017 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. Adell Harriman & Carpenter accumulated 151,404 shares. Bourgeon Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com stated it has 38,216 shares or 1.85% of all its holdings. Deltec Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 4,660 shares. Capital City Tru Fl invested in 1.34% or 42,437 shares. Sfe Inv Counsel owns 5,007 shares. Howard Capital holds 1.09% or 86,482 shares in its portfolio. Choate Invest Advsrs stated it has 0.61% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Cypress Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company, Delaware-based fund reported 104,750 shares.

Premier Asset Managment Llc, which manages about $445.87 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 8,645 shares to 284,981 shares, valued at $18.25M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX) by 2,765 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,125 shares, and cut its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB).

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 insider sales for $25.42 million activity. Johnson Amal M sold 1,000 shares worth $996,010. Shares for $854,000 were sold by Leonard Keith R. BARRATT CRAIG H had sold 7,500 shares worth $2.86M. 500 shares were sold by MELTZER MARK J, worth $491,450 on Tuesday, August 22. On Tuesday, October 24 the insider Myriam Curet sold $97,726. The insider Samath Jamie sold $580,535.

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