### Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, and manufacture of petroleum products. The company also transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. It has approximately 37,228 gross and 31,264 net operated wells. The company manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene, polypropylene plastics, and specialty products. It also has interests in electric power generation facilities. The company has a strategic cooperation agreement with Rosneft to jointly participate in exploration and development activities in Russia, the United States, and other parts of the world. It operates in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. Exxon Mobil Corporation was founded in 1870 and is based in Irving, Texas.

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** ****Analysis**

### Current Yield and Dividend Growth

Exxon currently pays a dividend of $0.63 per quarter for a $2.52
annual dividend. At the close of market on Monday, December 23th
XOM’s price per share was $98.51. This gives the stock a current
dividend yield of 2.56%. Normally I look for a dividend yield of at
least 3%, so I wouldn´t be satisfied with this dividend yield from
XOM. In 2003, Exxon paid an annual dividend amount of $0.98 per
share. The dividend trend has been up each year as it now pays $2.52
annually per share. This gives XOM a 10 year annual compound dividend
growth rate of 9.01%. Exxon has increased its dividend for more than
three decades. Exxon´s dividend growth rate has been good on last 3,
5 and 10 years, 9.51%, 9.74% and 9.01%. 1 year growth rate is great
17.84%. Exxon normally pay dividend in March, June, September and
December.

### EPS Growth

Exxon's EPS has grown an average of 19.16% over the past 10 years,
5.91% in the past five years. The past three years, EPS has grown
nicely 34.57%, and in the past year growth has been 15.20%. Exxon's
EPS of development in recent years seems to be very good. Analyst
estimates for 5 years earnigs growth rate per annum are 2.35%
(http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ae?s=XOM+Analyst+Estimates)
That looks very low estimate, to compare, how EPS has grown up
earlier.

### Net Income

Exxon's net income has increased by an average of 14.63% over the
past 10 years, 2.02% in the past five years. In last three years net
income grown up 32.53% and last year 9.30%. Net income trend looks
similar to the EPS trend.

### Revenue Growth

Exxon's revenue has increased 8.96% over the past 10 years, 3.58% in
the last 5 years. Also, in the last 3 years, profits have grown
comfortable 32.53%, only last year, revenue fell by –0.85%.

### Outstanding Shares

Exxon`s amount of shares has go down nicely, except on year 2010
those increased, but after that has continue go down. That I like,
because less shares outstanding, my shares are giving me a larger
portion of the earnings.

### Payout Ratio

Exxon's dividend payout ratio has been in the past 10 years on
average 24.83%. This means that Exxon will distribute about a quarter
of the profits to shareholders, and put rest of the new investment,
as well as increases the value of shares through share repurchases.
It suits me very well.

### ROE

Exxon's ROE has been around 29% over the past 10 years, which seems
to be very good.

### Current Ratio

Current ratio measures the company's ability to meet short-term
obligations. Exxon has current ratio 1.01 at the end of 2012. This
means that the funds will be able to cover 101% of current liability
obligations. I usually like the current ratio is greater than 1, so
Exxon looks ok in this case.

### Net Profit to long term debt

This number tells me how many years it will take to pay off the
current long term debt of the company by using all net profit into
it. I want this ratio to be less than 5, because the company is able
to pay for all long-term debt from less than five years and on my
opinion then company don´t have too much debt. Exxon`s long term
debt has been clearly under 5 times net profit on last 10 years, In
the last 10-year average is 0.23, last year it was 0.22.

## Value

To found out share fair value I mainly use six different methods. (http://www.passive-income-pursuit.com/search/label/stock%20valuation%20method)

### Average P/E Ratio

Exxon`s current P/E are 12.9, which are over to it`s historical 5
years average high (12.77) and also over 10 years average high
(12.65). By calculating using estimated EPS 7.45 for year 2013 and
the average 5-year low P/E ratio (9.39) shares fair value will be
$69.96. Using the 10-year average low P/E ratio (9.36), fair value
will be $69.74. Calculating with 5 year average P/E ratio (11.08),
fair value will be $82.53, with 10 year average P/E ratio (11.01)
fair value will be $82.00.

### Average Dividend Yield

Exxon`s current annual dividend are $2.52. At the close of market on
Monday, December 23th XOM’s price per share was $98.51. This gives
the stock a current dividend yield of 2.66%. Average 5 years high
dividend yields has been 2.82% and average 10 years high dividend
yields has been 2.56%. Those dividend yields gives share fair value
$89.21 for 5 and $95.27 for 10 years. Calculating with 5 year average
yield 2.39%, fair value will be $105.48, with 10 year average yield
2.25%, fair value will be $112.07.

### Average P/S Ratio

Exxon`s current P/S ratio are 0.99 with revenue estimates for year
2013 (447.55B). Average 5 years low P/S ratio are 0.74 and average 10
years low P/S ratio are 0.81. By calculating using estimated revenue
for year 2013 and the average 5 years low P/S ratio fair value will
be $74.16. Using the 10 years average low P/S ratio, fair value will
be $81.28. Calculating with 5 year average P/S ratio (0.87), fair
value will be $87.70, with 10 year average P/S ratio (0.95) fair
value will be $95.70.

### Discounted Cash Flow

Analyst estimates for 5 years earnings growth rate per annum are
2.35%. I will use on my calculation 66% of that, which are 1.55%.
Then I assume that continue growth after 5 years will be 3%. I use
discount rate 10% and EPS $7.66. Total I calculate for next 30 years.
That will give me share fair value $92.23.

Discount Rates |
8,00% |
9,00% |
10,00% |
11,00% |
12,00% |

NPV of Future EPS |
$114,13 | $102,25 | $92,23 | $83,73 | $76,46 |

### Dividend Discount Model

Exxon`s current annual dividend are $2.52. I assume that Exxon will
be able to grow dividends for the next 5 years at the lowest of the
1, 3, 5, or 10 year growth rates or 15%. In this case that would be
9.01%. Then I assume that after 5 years grow rate will be 5%. To
calculate the value I used a discount rate of 10%. Total I calculate
again for next 30 years. That will give me share fair value $77.42.

Discount Rate |
8,00% | 9,00% | 10,00% | 11,00% | 12,00% |

NPV of Future Dividends |
$105,24 | $89,90 | $77,42 | $67,20 | $58,78 |

### Future Price

Exxon has EPS 7.66 (ttm). When I calculate Exxon`s future price with
analyst estimate for 5 years EPS growth (2.35)% and using low P/E
ratio last 5 years, I came for price $80.76. That would give about
18% downside for XOM´s current price.

### Conclusion

Exxon are a great company with 31 years continuing dividend increase
and I would like to have some shares of it in my portfolio. Based on
my analysis, I think Exxon are currently overvalued, and I am
not prepared at this time to invest in it. If the price would fall
under $83, then I might be interested on it.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of XOM.

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