IRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $6.24 billion.
The Irving, Texas-based company said it had profit of $1.46 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations, but Exxon does not adjust its reported results based on one-time events such as asset sales. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share.
The oil and natural gas company posted revenue of $76.61 billion in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $72.45 billion.
Exxon shares have decreased roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased 2 percent. The stock has decreased almost 4 percent in the last 12 months.
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