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Marathon Oil Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.62 (+5.02 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $12.98
50-Day Range
MA: $9.00
52-Week Range
Now: $12.98
Volume47.70 million shs
Average Volume30.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.24 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.03%
Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an independent exploration and production company in the United States and Equatorial Guinea. 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, as well as 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. As of December 31, 2019, it had estimated proved developed reserves totaling 721 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe); and estimated proved undeveloped reserves totaling 484 mmboe. The company was formerly known as USX Corporation and changed its name to Marathon Oil Corporation in July 2001. Marathon Oil Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.19 billion
Cash Flow$6.09 per share
Book Value$15.26 per share


Net Income$480 million


Market Cap$10.24 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

80th out of 668 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

27th out of 247 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.62 (+5.02 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Marathon Oil a buy right now?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Marathon Oil stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MRO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Marathon Oil?

Wall Street analysts have given Marathon Oil a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Marathon Oil wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 41,040,000 shares, a decline of 25.4% from the January 28th total of 55,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 29,270,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 5.2% 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, May 5th 2021.
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How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, February, 21st. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.08. The oil and gas producer earned $830 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $846.86 million. Marathon Oil had a negative net margin of 32.64% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.64%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 31.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.07 EPS.
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How has Marathon Oil's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Marathon Oil's stock was trading at $4.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MRO shares have increased by 217.4% and is now trading at $12.98.
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How often does Marathon Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, March 10th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 16th.
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Is Marathon Oil a good dividend stock?

Marathon Oil pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. Marathon Oil does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Marathon Oil is 16.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for MRO?

24 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Marathon Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Marathon Oil's stock price to reach $7.74 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 40.3%.
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Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lee M. Tillman, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59, Pay $3.44M)
  • Mr. Dane E. Whitehead, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Wagner, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 56, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. Michael A. Henderson, Sr. VP of Operations
  • Mr. Gary Eugene Wilson, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bruce A. McCullough, Sr. VP of Technology & Innovation and Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Guy Allen Baber IV, CPA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kimberly O. Warnica, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 46)

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.

Who are some of Marathon Oil's key competitors?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.67%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.09%), Northern Trust Corp (0.98%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.93%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.78%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.74%). Company insiders that own Marathon Oil stock include Lee M Tillman and Patrick Wagner.
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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 Morgan Stanley, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Northern Trust Corp, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Panagora Asset Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Foundry Partners LLC, Barclays PLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Marathon Oil stock in the last two years include Lee M Tillman, and Patrick Wagner.
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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 $12.98.

How much money does Marathon Oil make?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $10.24 billion and generates $5.19 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $480 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Marathon Oil have?

Marathon Oil employs 2,000 workers across the globe.

What is Marathon Oil's official website?

The official website for Marathon Oil is www.marathonoil.com.

Where are Marathon Oil's headquarters?

Marathon Oil is headquartered at 5555 SAN FELIPE STREET, HOUSTON TX, 77056.

How can I contact Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil's mailing address is 5555 SAN FELIPE STREET, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 713-629-6600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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