Marathon Oil Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MRO)

About Marathon Oil Corp.

Marathon Oil Corp. logoMarathon Oil Corporation is an exploration and production company with operations in North America, Europe and Africa. The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P (N.A. E&P), International E&P (Int'l E&P), and Oil Sands Mining (OSM). The N.A. E&P segment explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in North America. It is engaged in oil and gas exploration, development and production activities. The Int'l E&P segment explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, NGLs and natural gas outside of North America, and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) and methanol, in Egypt. It is engaged in oil and gas exploration, development and production activities. The OSM segment mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada, and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MRO
  • CUSIP: 56584910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.27
  • 52-Week Range: $6.52 - $20.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -74.63
  • P/E Growth: 0.73
  • Market Cap: $12.01B
  • Outstanding Shares: 847,258,000
  • Beta: 2.04
  • Net Margins: -43.87%
  • Return on Equity: -5.07%
  • Return on Assets: -2.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 2.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 14 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (26.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/17/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$18.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHold$16.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$19.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
9/8/2016Bank of America Corp.Set Price TargetBuy$21.00View Rating Details
9/7/2016Jefferies GroupSet Price TargetBuy$17.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$17.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016SimmonsReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
7/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/7/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$18.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeStrong-Buy$18.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
6/21/2016Capital One Financial Corp.UpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$15.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
6/21/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016KLR GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$21.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$16.00View Rating Details
4/13/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
3/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
2/23/2016NomuraInitiated CoverageBuy$13.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$23.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
12/15/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
12/14/2015Howard WeilDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/11/2015ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/9/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight$15.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> Hold$35.00View Rating Details
10/7/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$25.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
8/10/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$30.91 -> $18.40View Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$31.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$31.00View Rating Details
5/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$29.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q2($0.25)($0.20)$1.12 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.46)($0.43)$903.27 million$730.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4($0.48)($0.48)$1.26 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q3($0.40)($0.20)$1.38 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2($0.23)($0.23)$2.94 billion$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015($0.45)($0.37)$1.79 billion$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q4$0.04($0.13)$2.41 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.59$0.57$2.93 billion$2.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.75$0.62$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q413$0.72$0.60$3.57 billion$3.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.76$0.59$3.80 billion$26.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.71$0.67$3.84 billion$3.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.72$0.51$4.25 billion$4.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.69$0.55$4.09 billion$4.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.64$0.64$3.19 billion$4.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.63$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.81$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$1.01$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$1.44$1.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.98$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.00 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.19 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167($0.51)($0.27)($0.45)
Q2 20164($0.43)($0.22)($0.28)
Q3 20164($0.40)($0.16)($0.24)
Q4 20164($0.36)($0.10)($0.19)
Q1 20171($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q2 20171($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q3 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q4 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.41%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-6.58% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-20.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
-105.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.35%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.92%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/10/2015Lee M TillmanCEOBuy28,791$26.00$748,566.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014John TognettiInsiderBuy10,000$0.35$3,500.00
3/7/2014Annell BayVPSell112,242$34.10$3,827,452.20View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Howard Sr Thill, Sr.VPSell67,638$35.95$2,431,586.10View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Steven GuidryVPSell35,774$36.35$1,300,384.90View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Michael K StewartInsiderSell2,221$35.34$78,490.14View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Thomas Mitchell LittleVPSell6,836$34.65$236,867.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by Staff