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Marathon Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.14%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
33.96 million shs
Average Volume
23.35 million shs
Market Capitalization
$15.60 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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MRO Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

3.27 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

8th out of 374 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

4th out of 121 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO)

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an independent exploration and production company in the United States and internationally. The company engages in the exploration, production, and marketing of crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas; and the production and marketing of products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol. It also owns and operates 32 central gathering and treating facilities; and the Sugarloaf gathering system, a 42-mile natural gas pipeline through Karnes and Atascosa Counties. The company was formerly known as USX Corporation and changed its name to Marathon Oil Corporation in December 2001. Marathon Oil Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

MRO Stock News Headlines

Stocks slip as falling oil prices weigh on energy sector
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as sharp drops in crude oil prices pull energy companies lower
Stocks slip on Wall Street as messy May comes to a close
U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as Wall Street nears the end of a tumultuous month
Trend Tracker for Marathon Oil MRO
Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Trading Down 8.1%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$946 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.47 billion
Cash Flow
$4.25 per share
Book Value
$13.73 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$15.60 billion

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Marathon Oil Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Marathon Oil stock right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Marathon Oil stock.
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What is Marathon Oil's stock price forecast for 2022?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Marathon Oil's shares. Their MRO stock forecasts range from $19.00 to $41.00. On average, they predict Marathon Oil's share price to reach $31.53 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Marathon Oil's stock performed in 2022?

Marathon Oil's stock was trading at $16.42 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MRO shares have increased by 34.3% and is now trading at $22.05.
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Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 21,680,000 shares, an increase of 30.3% from the April 30th total of 16,640,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 21,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 3.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Marathon Oil's next earnings date?

Marathon Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The oil and gas producer reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.04. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.83 billion. Marathon Oil had a net margin of 35.01% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.78%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 63.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.21 earnings per share.
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How often does Marathon Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 17th. This is a boost from Marathon Oil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.07.
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Is Marathon Oil a good dividend stock?

Marathon Oil(NYSE:MRO) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.45%. Marathon Oil has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Marathon Oil is 11.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Marathon Oil will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.99% next year. This indicates that Marathon Oil will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the following people:

What is Lee Tillman's approval rating as Marathon Oil's CEO?

132 employees have rated Marathon Oil CEO Lee Tillman on Glassdoor.com. Lee Tillman has an approval rating of 56% among Marathon Oil's employees. This puts Lee Tillman in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Marathon Oil own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Marathon Oil investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU) and Chevron (CVX).

What is Marathon Oil's stock symbol?

Marathon Oil trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MRO."

Who are Marathon Oil's major shareholders?

Marathon Oil's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.98%), State Street Corp (6.83%), Invesco Ltd. (2.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.24%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Marathon Oil stock include Dane E Whitehead, Gary Eugene Wilson, Lee M Tillman, Lee M Tillman, Michael A Henderson, Patrick Wagner and Rob L White.
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Which institutional investors are selling Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JB Investments Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Ruffer LLP, Vanguard Group Inc., Boston Partners, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, and Alyeska Investment Group L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Marathon Oil company stock in the last two years include Dane E Whitehead, Gary Eugene Wilson, Lee M Tillman, Michael A Henderson, Patrick Wagner, and Rob L White.
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Which institutional investors are buying Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Victory Capital Management Inc., Qube Research & Technologies Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Marathon Oil?

Shares of MRO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Marathon Oil's stock price today?

One share of MRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.05.

How much money does Marathon Oil make?

Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) has a market capitalization of $15.60 billion and generates $5.47 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $946 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.869990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Marathon Oil have?

Marathon Oil employs 1,531 workers across the globe.

Does Marathon Oil have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Marathon Oil: AMPCO Marketing L.L.C., AMPCO Services L.L.C., Alba Associates LLC, Alba Equatorial Guinea Partnership L.P., Alba Plant LLC, Atlantic Methanol Associates LLC, Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC, E.G. Global LNG Services Ltd., Equatorial Guinea LNG Company S.A., Equatorial Guinea LNG Holdings Limited, Equatorial Guinea LNG Operations S.A., Equatorial Guinea LNG Train 1 S.A., Globex Energy Inc, Marathon E.G. Alba Limited, Marathon E.G. Holding Limited, Marathon E.G. International Limited, Marathon E.G. LNG Holding Limited, Marathon E.G. LPG Limited, Marathon E.G. Production Limited, Marathon Eagle Ford Midstream LLC, Marathon East Texas Holdings LLC, Marathon International Investment LLC, Marathon International Oil Angola Block 31 Limited, Marathon International Oil Company, Marathon International Oil Holdings LLC, Marathon Oil (East Texas) L.P., Marathon Oil (West Texas) L.P., Marathon Oil Company, Marathon Oil Corporation, Marathon Oil Dutch Holdings B.V., Marathon Oil EF II LLC, Marathon Oil EF LLC, Marathon Oil Holdings Limited, Marathon Oil Investment LLC, Marathon Oil KDV B.V., Marathon Oil Permian LLC, Marathon West Texas Holdings LLC, PayRock Energy, Pennaco Energy, and Pennaco Energy Inc..
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When was Marathon Oil founded?

Marathon Oil was founded in 1887.

How can I contact Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil's mailing address is 5555 SAN FELIPE STREET, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The official website for Marathon Oil is www.marathonoil.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (713) 629-6600, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 713-296-2952.

This page (NYSE:MRO) was last updated on 6/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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