The company's moat is wide, and will get even wider, in my opinion, following news the company expects to invest $50 billion USA over the next 10 years in capital spending. The stock decreased 3.02% or $2.41 during the last trading session, reaching $77.31. About 1.55 million shares traded or 41.66% up from the average. Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 7.60% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending.
Violich Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) by 7.58% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On average, 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $1.04 per share. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,737 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter. Insiders have sold a total of 51,357 shares of company stock worth $4,273,910 over the last 90 days. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 14.29 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)'s short interest is 36.7 million shares, or 0.87% of the float.
Investors sentiment is 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. The Associated Banc-Corp holds 305,384 shares with $25.04M value, up from 300,676 last quarter.
Institutions own 51.54% of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)'s shares. Northpointe Capital Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.99% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). (NYSE:VZ). Camarda Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.2% in Verizon Communications Inc. Hallmark Inc reported 198,653 shares stake. Bb&T Securities Ltd, Virginia-based fund reported 758,139 shares. The Relative Volume value measured for Exxon Mobil Corporation stands at 2.77. The Massachusetts-based Bainco Investors has invested 0.86% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Family Firm has 0.54% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 15,896 shares. 8,624 are held by Brookmont Capital Mgmt. 116,160 were accumulated by Yhb Investment Advisors. Cim Llc holds 5,360 shares. 64,112 are owned by Afam Capital. (NYSE:VZ). Advantus holds 0.55% or 426,206 shares. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.70 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 25% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 86 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Holowesko Partners Ltd acquired 188,800 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)'s stock rose 0.21%. (NASDAQ:LECO) on Thursday, August 24 with "Hold" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc. Barclays set a $91.00 price objective on Exxon Mobil and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, May 1. (NYSE:PE) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, March 10 by FBR Capital. (NASDAQ:LECO) on Thursday, December 8 to "Hold" rating.
Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $5.23 million activity. Chapman Neil A also sold $996,628 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday, December 14. Volume gives an investor an inspiration of the price action of a security and whether he should buy or sell the security.
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Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. Btc Cap Mngmt stated it has 0.74% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM).
Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. (NYSE:FDS), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $81.0 target in Tuesday, August 29 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 12. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform" on Monday, July 24. UBS initiated Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Wednesday, December 20. Exxon Mobil has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $87.82. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Tuesday, November 10. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Buy" rating by HSBC on Thursday, January 19. Telos Mngmt invested in 1.27% or 40,280 shares. Its down 0.01, from 1.09 in 2017Q2.
A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Mackenzie owns 32,536 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 0 Percent. (NYSE:MTZ). Lord Abbett Lc reported 819,460 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Park Circle Communications invested in 200 shares or 0.01% of the stock. (NASDAQ:LECO). Boothbay Fund Management Limited Liability holds 6,263 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Another trade for 19,500 shares valued at $1.62M was made by Corson Bradley W on Monday, December 11. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. Flossbach Von Storch Ag has 16,300 shares. WESPAC Advisors LLC now owns 6,321 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $510,000 after purchasing an additional 2,848 shares during the period.
Associated Banc-Corp decreased Associated Banc Corp (NYSE:ASB) stake by 47,152 shares to 2.69M valued at $65.34 million in 2017Q3. Verity And Verity Limited Co owns 105,698 shares or 2.53% of their USA portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Holding Limited has invested 0.14% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Following the sale, the vice president now owns 187,663 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,750,555.59. Kidder Stephen W accumulated 73,977 shares or 2.23% of the stock. 22,656 shares were sold by Franklin Robert Stuart, worth $1.81M on Monday, September 18. The insider Fauber Robert sold $808. MCGONIGLE JAMES J had sold 1,186 shares worth $229,989.
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