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NYSE:MROMarathon Oil Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.05 (-0.84 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 02:16 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.89
50-Day Range
MA: $4.88
52-Week Range
Now: $5.89
Volume19.14 million shs
Average Volume39.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.65 billion
P/E Ratio18.41
Dividend Yield3.40%
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. As of December 31, 2018, it had estimated proved developed reserves totaling 752 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe); and estimated proved undeveloped reserves totaling 529 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.78 per share
Book Value$15.26 per share


Net Income$480 million


Market Cap$4.65 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)

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Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Marathon Oil's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Marathon Oil's stock was trading at $4.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MRO shares have increased by 44.0% and is now trading at $5.89. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Marathon Oil?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 21 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Marathon Oil.

When is Marathon Oil's next earnings date?

Marathon Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Marathon Oil.

How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 6th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.13) by $0.03. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.04 billion. Marathon Oil had a return on equity of 1.90% and a net margin of 4.98%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.31 EPS. View Marathon Oil's earnings history.

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

Marathon Oil declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.40%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. View Marathon Oil's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MRO?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Marathon Oil's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Marathon Oil's stock price to reach $10.85 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 84.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Marathon Oil.

Has Marathon Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MRO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutMarathon Oil.

Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 70,930,000 shares, a decrease of 5.6% from the April 15th total of 75,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 38,140,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 9.0% of the shares of the 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), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Marathon Oil's key executives?

Marathon Oil's management team includes the following 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)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.78%), Invesco Ltd. (7.43%), State Street Corp (6.15%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.67%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.66%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.97%). Company insiders that own Marathon Oil stock include Lee M Tillman, Patrick Wagner and Thomas Mitchell Little. View institutional ownership trends for Marathon Oil.

Which institutional investors are selling Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, EP Wealth Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Strs Ohio, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View insider buying and selling activity for Marathon Oil.

Which institutional investors are buying Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Invesco Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Nepsis Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Marathon Oil stock in the last two years include Lee M Tillman, and Patrick Wagner. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $5.89.

How big of a company is Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $4.65 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. 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.

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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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