What Is The Real Value Of Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Using A Simple DCF

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As part of a new series, each week we typically conduct a DCF on one of the companies in our screens. However, this week we thought we’d take a look at one of the stocks that is not in our screens. The stock is Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM).


ExxonMobil is an integrated oil and gas company that explores for, produces, and refines oil around the world. In 2022, it produced 2.4 million barrels of liquids and 8.3 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. At the end of 2022, reserves were 17.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 65% of which were liquids. The company is the world’s largest refiner with a total global refining capacity of 4.6 million barrels of oil per day and is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commodity and specialty chemicals.

Recent Performance

Over the past twelve months the share price is up 8.05%.

XOM Chart

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META data by YCharts


  • Discount Rate: 8%
  • Terminal Growth Rate: 2%
  • WACC: 8%

Forecasted Free Cash Flows (FCFs)

Year FCF (billions)
2023 35
2024 35
2025 35
2026 35
2027 35

Terminal Value

Terminal Value = FCF * (1 + g) / (r – g) = 595 billion

Present Value of Terminal Value

PV of Terminal Value = Terminal Value / (1 + WACC)^5 = 404.95 billion

Present Value of Free Cash Flows

Present Value of FCFs = ∑ (FCF / (1 + r)^n) = 139.74 billion

Enterprise Value

Enterprise Value = Present Value of FCFs + Present Value of Terminal Value = 544.69 billion

Net Debt

Net Debt = Total Debt – Total Cash = 8.25 billion

Equity Value

Equity Value = Enterprise Value – Net Debt = 536.44 billion

Per-Share DCF Value

Per-Share DCF Value = Enterprise Value / Number of Shares Outstanding = $130.97


DCF Value Current Price Margin of Safety
$130.97 $106.33 18.81%

Based on the DCF valuation, the stock is currently undervalued. The DCF value of $130.97 per share is higher than the current market price of $106.33. The Margin of Safety is 18.81%.

It is important to note that this valuation is based on a number of assumptions, and these assumptions could change in the future. This valuation is meant to be a back-of-the-envelope analyse that could be used as a starting point in a much more thorough valuation process. As a result, it is important to do your own research before making any investment decision.

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One Comment on “What Is The Real Value Of Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Using A Simple DCF”

  1. Thanks for sharing your valuation. There may be further upside not represented in your numbers.

    Exxon has their massive Guyana discovery which will result in a rise in free cash flow through to 2027

    “ExxonMobil announces corporate plan — Company expects to double earnings and cash flow potential by 2027”


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