Basic Material New Highs: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB), Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $2.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.22, American Banking and Market News reports. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock performance was 0.88% in last session and finished the day at $102.91. Traded volume was 7,614,576 million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 11.16 million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.80. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) insider ownership is 0.20%.

ConocoPhillips(NYSE:COP) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $1.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.25. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.42 earnings per share. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) rose 0.48 percent to $76.89 yesterday on volume of 5,843,882 million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $75.22 to $77.30 ConocoPhillips(NYSE:COP) has a market capitalization of $94.28 billion.

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the company, reports. Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)’s stock on May 05, 2014 reported an increase of 1.59% to the closing price of $43.52. Its fifty two weeks range is $31.25 -$43.62. The total market capitalization recorded $29.83 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3,763,418 million shares. In its share capital, Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has 685.52 million outstanding shares.

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK)was a big mover last session, as its shares rose over 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend for the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $20.21 to $20.89 in the past one-month timeframe. On Friday, shares of Westlake Chemical Corporation(NYSE:WLK) advanced 6.14% to close the day at $75.21. Company return on investment (ROI) is 19.50% and its monthly performance is recorded as 10.33%. Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) quarterly revenue growth is 27.56%.

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