Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is a world leading energy company. Their main business is in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.
Owners of Exxon Mobil stock have enjoyed a long history of annual dividend increases dating back 30 years. Investors interested in owning oil companies oftentimes first give consideration to Exxon Mobil, the largest publicly traded oil company. Let’s take a look at how an investment in this oil company would have fared over the past 10 and 20 years.