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Marathon Oil Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:MRO)

-0.32 (-2.64 %)
(As of 11/19/2019 08:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.78
50-Day Range
MA: $11.86
52-Week Range
Now: $11.78
Volume9.29 million shs
Average Volume11.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.42 billion
P/E Ratio16.59
Dividend Yield1.65%
Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company in the United States, Equatorial Guinea, the United Kingdom, and Libya. It operates in two segments, United States and International. 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.58 billion
Cash Flow$3.56 per share
Book Value$14.59 per share


Net Income$1.10 billion


Market Cap$9.42 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Estimated)

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Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marathon Oil's stock symbol?

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

How often does Marathon Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 19th. View Marathon Oil's Dividend History.

How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.10. The oil and gas producer earned $1.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. Marathon Oil had a return on equity of 5.56% and a net margin of 15.51%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 19.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.24 EPS. View Marathon Oil's Earnings History.

When is Marathon Oil's next earnings date?

Marathon Oil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Marathon Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MRO?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Marathon Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Marathon Oil's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 69.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Marathon Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marathon Oil?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Marathon Oil.

Has Marathon Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MRO stock has trended very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a daily sentiment score of -3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Marathon Oil.

Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 23,790,000 shares, a decrease of 8.1% from the September 30th total of 25,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 11,870,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's shares are short sold. View Marathon Oil's Current Options Chain.

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), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lee M. Tillman, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Dane E. Whitehead, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. T. Mitchell Little, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Reginald D. Hedgebeth, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Wagner, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 54)

Who are Marathon Oil's major shareholders?

Marathon Oil's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.69%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%), Caymus Capital Partners L.P. (0.25%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.21%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.20%) and Teacher Retirement System of Texas (0.20%). Company insiders that own Marathon Oil stock include Lee M Tillman and Thomas Mitchell Little. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marathon Oil.

Which major investors are selling Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Mackay Shields LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marathon Oil.

Which major investors are buying Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, HGK Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marathon Oil.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Marathon Oil's stock price today?

One share of MRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.78.

How big of a company is Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $9.42 billion and generates $6.58 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $1.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.71 on an earnings per share basis. Marathon Oil employs 2,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Marathon Oil.

What is Marathon Oil's official website?

The official website for Marathon Oil is http://www.marathonoil.com/.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Marathon Oil (NYSE MRO)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  860 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  761 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,621
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Marathon Oil and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MRO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MRO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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