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Estimating Exxon Mobil Corporation's Intrinsic Stock Value Use online resources to work on this chapter's questions. Please note that website information changes over time, and these changes may limit your ability to answer some of these questions. In this chapter, we described the various factors that influence stock prices and the approaches that analysts use to estimate a stock’s intrinsic value. By comparing these intrinsic value estimates to the current price, an investor can assess whether it makes sense to buy or sell a particular stock. Stocks trading at a price far below their estimated intrinsic values may be good candidates for purchase, whereas stocks trading at prices far in excess of their intrinsic value may be good stocks to avoid or sell Although estimating a stock's intrinsic value is a complex exercise that requires reliable data and good judgment, we can use the Internet to find financial data in order to arrive at a quick "back-of-the- envelope" calculation of intrinsic value. 5. To put the firm's current P/E ratio in perspective, it is useful to compare this ratio with that of other companies in the same industry. To see how XOM’s P/E ratio stacks up to its peers, refer to Google Finance's Related Companies screen. (If you click "Add or remove columns,” you will find that you can obtain comparisons of a number of key statistics for either the most recent year or quarter) For the most part, is XOM's P/E ratio above or below that of its peers? In Chapter -4, we discussed the various factors that may influence P/E ratios Can any of these factors explain why XOM's P/E ratio differs from its peers? Explain.

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Estimating Exxon Mobil Corporation's Intrinsic Stock Value

Use online resources to work on this chapter's questions. Please note that website information changes over time, and these changes may limit your ability to answer some of these questions.

In this chapter, we described the various factors that influence stock prices and the approaches that analysts use to estimate a stock’s intrinsic value. By comparing these intrinsic value estimates to the current price, an investor can assess whether it makes sense to buy or sell a particular stock. Stocks trading at a price far below their estimated intrinsic values may be good candidates for purchase, whereas stocks trading at prices far in excess of their intrinsic value may be good stocks to avoid or sell Although estimating a stock's intrinsic value is a complex exercise that requires reliable data and good judgment, we can use the Internet to find financial data in order to arrive at a quick "back-of-the- envelope" calculation of intrinsic value.

5. To put the firm's current P/E ratio in perspective, it is useful to compare this ratio with that of other companies in the same industry. To see how XOM’s P/E ratio stacks up to its peers, refer to Google Finance's Related Companies screen. (If you click "Add or remove columns,” you will find that you can obtain comparisons of a number of key statistics for either the most recent year or quarter) For the most part, is XOM's P/E ratio above or below that of its peers? In Chapter -4, we discussed the various factors that may influence P/E ratios Can any of these factors explain why XOM's P/E ratio differs from its peers? Explain.

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