Why ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, and EOG Resources Stocks All Popped Today

Rich Smith, The Motley Fool
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Why ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, and EOG Resources Stocks All Popped Today

Shares of all the major oil companies are soaring in early afternoon trading Thursday -- and it's not hard to see why. As of 12:20 p.m. EST, ExxonMobil's (NYSE: XOM) stock is up 4.6% and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is higher by 5.5%. Smaller -- but still large-cap -- EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) is doing best of all, with a 9.5% gain.