NYSE:MRO - Marathon Oil Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.54 -0.29 (-1.83 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.83
Today's Range$15.51 - $15.85
52-Week Range$12.57 - $24.20
Volume15.79 million shs
Average Volume12.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.16 billion
P/E Ratio-40.89
Dividend Yield1.22%
Beta2.27
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 E&P and International E&P. 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 of December 31, 2017, it had estimated proved developed reserves totaling 903 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe); and estimated proved undeveloped reserves totaling 546 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
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP56584910
Phone713-629-6600

Debt

Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.38

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.77 billion
Price / Sales2.71
Cash Flow$2.3653 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.57
Book Value$13.78 per share
Price / Book1.13

Profitability

Net Income$-5,723,000,000.00
Net Margins10.94%
Return on Assets2.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,300
Market Cap$13.16 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 20th. View Marathon Oil's Dividend History.

How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.04. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.67 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. Marathon Oil had a return on equity of 4.47% and a net margin of 10.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 33.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.08) earnings per share. 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 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Marathon Oil.

How can I listen to Marathon Oil's earnings call?

Marathon Oil will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 14th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for MRO?

20 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Marathon Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Marathon Oil's stock price to reach $24.3429 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Marathon Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marathon Oil?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 14 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 somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 12,813,187 shares, a decline of 21.0% from the November 30th total of 16,213,345 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 16,715,116 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.8 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Marathon Oil's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Marathon Oil's key competitors?

Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lee M. Tillman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Dane E. Whitehead, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. T. Mitchell Little, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Reginald D. Hedgebeth, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Wagner, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 53)

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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Spirit of America Management Corp NY (0.02%), Salem Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd (0.01%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, First Hawaiian Bank, DNB Asset Management AS, Virtu Financial LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Salem Capital Management Inc. and Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Marathon Oil company stock in the last year include Lee M Tillman and Thomas Mitchell Little. 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 Spirit of America Management Corp NY, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Hollencrest Capital Management, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Marathon Oil's stock price today?

One share of MRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.54.

How big of a company is Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $13.16 billion and generates $4.77 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-5,723,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.38) on an earnings per share basis. Marathon Oil employs 2,300 workers across the globe.

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:  796 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  692 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,488
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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