Analysts See $0.21 EPS for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM); Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Has Raised By $1.24 Million Its Exxon Mobil (XOM) Position

April 17, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc increased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 16.78% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc acquired 14,998 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)’s stock declined 12.23%. The Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc holds 104,356 shares with $8.73M value, up from 89,358 last quarter. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $333.19 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $78.66. About 6.38M shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.29% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (TSE:WPM) to report $0.21 EPS on May, 10 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. T_WPM’s profit would be $92.98 million giving it 32.17 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.24 EPS previously, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s analysts see -12.50% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $27.02. About 393,326 shares traded. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (TSE:WPM) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $3.42 million activity. $996,628 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Chapman Neil A. On Friday, December 15 the insider Wascom Dennis G sold $200,293. Corson Bradley W sold $1.62M worth of stock or 19,500 shares. 7,281 shares valued at $606,082 were sold by Milton Bryan W on Tuesday, December 12.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 10 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 91 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 10. As per Thursday, August 20, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Conviction Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. Hilliard Lyons initiated Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Wednesday, June 7 with “Long-Term Buy” rating. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. Howard Weil upgraded Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Monday, June 5 to “Sector Outperform” rating. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, March 2. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold XOM shares while 819 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 603 raised stakes. 2.17 billion shares or 1.92% more from 2.13 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma has 959,843 shares. Harvey Invest Limited reported 173,026 shares. Dumont & Blake Inv Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.61% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Icon Advisers accumulated 291,800 shares. Deroy And Devereaux Private Counsel stated it has 1.32% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). First Comml Bank Of Mount Dora Inv Serv has 1.34% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 36,296 shares. Wealthfront invested in 0.1% or 106,856 shares. Sii Invests Wi holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 42,271 shares. Winfield Assoc invested 0.65% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Weybosset & Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 1.39% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Davis R M reported 1.72% stake. Horrell Capital Mngmt Inc owns 1,458 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Tiedemann Wealth Management Limited Liability Corp invested 2.86% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). 1.65M were reported by Factory Mutual. Axa invested in 1.94M shares or 0.64% of the stock.

Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc decreased Guggenheim S&P Ew Tech (RYT) stake by 302,330 shares to 96,882 valued at $13.85 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Wisdomtree Large Cap Dvd (DLN) stake by 3,822 shares and now owns 307,258 shares. Guggenheim S&P Ew Fin (RYF) was reduced too.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.96 billion. It has streaming agreements for 21 operating mines and 8 development stage projects. It has a 207.85 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp. and changed its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. in May 2017.

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