Analyst Ratings for XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP after 1Q17 Earnings



Analyst rating for integrated energy stocks

Let’s look now at analysts’ ratings for integrated energy companies ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP):

  • ExonMobil (XOM): Of the 26 analysts covering the stock, 19.0% have rated it a “buy.”
  • Chevron (CVX): Of the 27 analysts covering the stock, 67.0% have rated it a “buy.”
  • Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A): Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 91.0% have rated it a “buy.”
  • BP (BP): Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 36.0% have rated it a “buy.”
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‘Hold’ and ‘sell’ ratings for integrated energy stocks

BP has the most (64.0%) “hold” recommendations among our four stocks covered in this series. XOM is the only stock among the four with 23.0% “sell” ratings.

If you’re looking for exposure to large US companies, you can consider the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA), which has a ~6.0% combined exposure to XOM and CVX.


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