Shouldn't Exxon be sending out a mass mailing of thank-you notes to consumers? Perhaps some gift cards?
Exxon posts record $11.68 billion profit
World's largest publicly traded oil firm makes $1,485.55 a second in the quarter, but misses forecasts.
That profit works out to $1,485.55 a second.
That barely beat the previous corporate record of $11.66 billion, also set by Exxon in the fourth quarter of 2007.
Analysts predicted the company, the world's largest publicly traded oil firm, would make $12.1 billion in profit on $144.4 billion in revenue, according to Thomson Reuters.
Exxon shares fell about 2% in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.Excluding money set aside for a recent damage award related to the Valdez tanker spill back in 1989, Exxon made $11.97 billion in the quarter.