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

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$17.68 +0.55 (+3.21 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 03:39 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.12
Today's Range$17.02 - $17.7850
52-Week Range$12.57 - $24.20
Volume9.42 million shs
Average Volume11.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.47 billion
P/E Ratio24.89
Dividend Yield1.15%
Beta2.26
Marathon Oil Corp. engages in the exploration, production, and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas. It operates through the following two segments: United States (U. S.) and International. The U. S. segment engages in oil and gas exploration, development and production activities in the U.S. The International segment engages in oil and gas development and production across international locations primarily in Equatorial Guinea and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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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

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.58 billion
Cash Flow$3.7211 per share
Book Value$14.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.10 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees2,400
Market Cap$14.47 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, March 11th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 19th. View Marathon Oil's Dividend History.

How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.02. The oil and gas producer earned $1.77 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. Marathon Oil had a net margin of 16.65% and a return on equity of 4.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 27.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.07 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Marathon Oil.

What price target have analysts set for MRO?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Marathon Oil's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Marathon Oil's share price to reach $24.0615 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Marathon Oil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marathon Oil?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 5 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 headlines about MRO stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,679,076 shares, an increase of 39.0% from the February 15th total of 13,436,295 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 11,976,565 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), ConocoPhillips (COP) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Lee M. Tillman, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas Mitchell Little, Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Dane E. Whitehead, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Bruce A. McCullough, Chief Information Officer & Senior VP-Technology
  • Reginald D. Hedgebeth, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel

Who are Marathon Oil's major shareholders?

Marathon Oil's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.22%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (5.02%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.43%), Millennium Management LLC (1.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.41%). 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 Boston Partners, CI Investments Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Hancock Whitney Corp and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Macquarie Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Weiss Multi Strategy 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 $17.7250.

How big of a company is Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $14.51 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.

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:  808 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  704 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,512
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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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