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While oil prices have plunged, tightening margins at energy companies across the world, ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) remains a favorite among money managers and investors. Its top five shareholders control $54.2 billion worth of its outstanding common stock, equating to an ownership interest of 16.1%.

While this is a big stake, it's noticeably smaller on a percentage basis than other leading companies, such as Chevron and Chipotle Mexican Grill:

  • Chevron's five biggest shareholders control 19.3% of the energy company's outstanding stock. That equates to $31.3 billion worth of Chevron shares.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill's five biggest stockholders own 27.6% of its stock, equal to $9.3 billion worth of Chipotle shares.

So, who are ExxonMobil's five biggest shareholders? You can find the answer to this question in the brief slideshow below.

Data in the slideshow, as well as the ownership data about Chevron and Chipotle Mexican Grill, was sourced from ! Finance on Nov. 16, 2015. Slideshow image credit: ExxonMobil.

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