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1. Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 1 (Previous rank: 2)
CEO: Rex W. Tillerson
Was this company a 2011 top stock?

It's tough to beat the kind of year Exxon Mobil had in 2011. Shares rose by 20% and profits surged by 35% to $41.1 billion. Revenues jumped 28% to $452.9 billion, helping Exxon reclaim the top spot in the Fortune 500.

Exxon has certainly benefited from rising oil prices, particularly during the last quarter of 2011. But the company has also positioned itself well to capitalize on the latest controversial trend in domestic energy production: Fracking. Exxon now produces just about as much gas as it does oil, thanks to its $35 billion purchase of XTO Energy in 2010. As CEO Rex Tillerson told Fortune recently, with world demand for energy expected to rise considerably during the coming decades, the shale gas party has just begun.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2010
Revenues 452,926.0 27.7
Profits 41,060.0 34.8
Assets 331,052.0
Stockholders' equity 154,396.0
Market value (3/29/2012) 405,714.1
Profits as % of  
Revenues 9.1
Assets 12.4
Stockholders' equity 26.6
Earnings per share  
2011 $ 8.42
% change from 2010 35.4
2001-2011 annual growth rate % 14.3
Total return to investors %
2011 18.7
2001-2011 annual rate 10.4
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Exxon Mobil 1 452,926.0
2 Chevron 3 245,621.0
3 ConocoPhillips 4 237,272.0
4 Valero Energy 12 125,095.0
5 Marathon Petroleum 31 73,645.0
6 Sunoco 61 45,765.0
7 Hess 74 37,871.0
8 Murphy Oil 98 31,446.3
9 Tesoro 101 29,927.0
10 HollyFrontier 170 15,439.5
11 Western Refining 285 9,071.0
12 CVR Energy 477 5,029.1
Issue date: May 21, 2012
Excise taxes have been deducted.
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Exxon Mobil
5959 Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
972-444-1000
www.exxonmobil.com
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Google 73
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Company 2011 $ (millions)
Exxon $41,060.0
Chevron $26,895.0
Apple $25,922.0
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