IRVING, Texas — IRVING, Texas — Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6.57 billion.
The Irving, Texas-based company said it had profit of $1.56 per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations, but Exxon does not adjust its reported results based on one-time events such as asset sales. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.33 per share.
The oil and natural gas company posted revenue of $87.28 billion in the period.
Exxon shares have decreased slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has dropped 3 percent. The stock has fallen 5 percent in the last 12 months.
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