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

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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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