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Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Graham Number

: $111.60 (As of Sep. 2022)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2022-12-01), the stock price of Exxon Mobil is $110.80. Exxon Mobil's graham number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $111.60. Therefore, Exxon Mobil's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 0.99.

The historical rank and industry rank for Exxon Mobil's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

XOM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72   Med: 1.28   Max: 2.83
Current: 0.99

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Exxon Mobil was 2.83. The lowest was 0.72. And the median was 1.28.

XOM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
62.26% of 628 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 0.75 vs XOM: 0.99

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Exxon Mobil's Graham Number can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Exxon Mobil Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 67.92 70.50 58.50 - 69.45

Exxon Mobil Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 69.45 73.82 93.54 111.60

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Graham Number Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Integrated subindustry, Exxon Mobil's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Graham Number Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Exxon Mobil's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Exxon Mobil's Graham Number falls into.



Exxon Mobil Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Exxon Mobil's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*39.768*5.39)
=69.45

Exxon Mobil's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*45.189*12.25)
=111.60

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Exxon Mobil  (NYSE:XOM) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Exxon Mobil's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Sep. 2022 )
=110.80/111.60
=0.99

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Business Description

Exxon Mobil logo
Address
5959 Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX, USA, 75039-2298
ExxonMobil is an integrated oil and gas company that explores for, produces, and refines oil around the world. In 2021, it produced 2.3 million barrels of liquids and 8.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. At the end of 2021, reserves were 18.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 66% of which were liquids. The company is the world's largest refiner with a total global refining capacity of 4.6 million barrels of oil per day and one of the world's largest manufacturers of commodity and specialty chemicals.
Executives
Talley Darrin L officer: Vice President 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION IRVING TX 75039-2298
Ubben Jeffrey W director 1170 GORGAS AVENUE SAN FRANCISCO CA 94129
Mikells Kathryn A officer: Senior Vice President 77 W. WACKER DRIVE CHICAGO IL 60601
Karsner Alexander director C/O APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 3050 BOWERS AVENUE, P.O. BOX 58039 SANTA CLARA CA 95052-8039
Goff Gregory James director 19100 RIDGEWOOD PARKWAY SAN ANTONIO TX 78259
Hietala Kaisa director 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD TX 75039-2298
Gibbs Jon M. officer: Executive Officer 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION IRVING TX 75039-2298
Fox Leonard M. officer: Vice President and Controller 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION IRVING TX 75039-2298
Angelakis Michael J director 40 MORRIS AVENUE BRYN MAWR PA 19010
Zulkiflee Wan director 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION IRVING TX 75039-2298
Morford Craig S officer: Vice President & Gen. Counsel CARDINAL HEALTH, INC. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Carr Ian S officer: Vice President 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD C/O EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION IRVING TX 75039-2298
Littleton Stephen A officer: Vice President and Secretary 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD IRVING TX 75039-2298
Hooley Joseph L director STATE STREET CORPORATION ONE LINCOLN STREET BOSTON MA 02111
Mckee Karen T officer: Vice President 5959 LAS COLINAS BOULEVARD IRVING TX 75039-2298

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