Google and Exxon Mobil 2006 4th-Quarter Results

Google 2006 4th-Quarter Results

Mountain View, CA-based Google Inc. reported 2006 4th-quarter results after the stock markets closed on 31 January 2007.

   "Google earned $1.03 billion, or $3.29 per share, during the 
    final three months of 2006. That compared with net income of 
    $372.2 million, or $1.22 per share, at the same time in 2005."

   "Revenue for the period totaled $3.2 billion, a 67 percent increase 
    from $1.92 billion in the prior year. After subtracting commissions 
    paid to its advertising partners, Google's 4th-quarter revenue fell 
    to $2.23 billion."

GOOG closed at $501.50 on 31 January 2007.

Exxon Mobil 2006 4th-Quarter Results

Exxon Mobil Corp. reported their "4th-quarter net income dropped 4% to $10.25 billion on revenue of $90.03 billion. In the same period a year earlier, it earned $10.71 billion on revenue of $99.34 billion."

For all of 2006, Exxon Mobil posted the largest annual profit by a U.S. company of $39.5 billion. The previous record was $36.13 billion set by Exxon Mobil in 2005. Exxon Mobil's yearly revenue was a record $377.64 billion, surpassing the record it set last year of $370.68 billion. Mobile.

XOM closed at $74.10 on 31 January 2007.

Exercises
  1. Google's 2006 4th-quarter profit of $1.03 billion written as an integer is $____________________.

  2. Exxon Mobil's 2006 4th-quarter profit of $10.25 billion exceeded Google's 2006 4th-quarter profit by $________________________.

  3. Exxon Mobil's 2006 4th-quarter profit was $_________________ less than its 2005 4th-quarter profit of $10.71 billion.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 31 January 2007

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