The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, Joe Magyer, and James Early.

In this segment, ExxonMobil's (NYSE:XOM) fourth-quarter profit rose 6% to just shy of $10 billion. Exxon is once again the most valuable public company in the world. The oil giant has paid $80 billion in dividends over last decade. Our analyst discuss what it all means for investors.

The relevant video segment can be found between 4:02 and 5:35.

For the full episode of today's Motley Fool Money, click here.

This article represents the opinion of the writer, who may disagree with the “official” recommendation position of a Motley Fool premium advisory service. We’re motley! Questioning an investing thesis -- even one of our own -- helps us all think critically about investing and make decisions that help us become smarter, happier, and richer.