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NYSE:MROMarathon Oil Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.14 (+2.32 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.18
50-Day Range
MA: $5.72
52-Week Range
Now: $6.18
Volume200 shs
Average Volume24.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.61%
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.10 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$4.07 per share
Book Value$15.26 per share


Net Income$480 million


Market Cap$4.88 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MRO shares have increased by 51.1% and is now trading at $6.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Marathon Oil?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marathon Oil in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 19 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Marathon Oil's next earnings date?

Marathon Oil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Marathon Oil's earnings last quarter?

Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.60) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.62) by $0.02. Marathon Oil had a negative net margin of 16.03% and a negative return on equity of 3.67%.
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How often does Marathon Oil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for MRO?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Marathon Oil's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Marathon Oil's share price to reach $8.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Marathon Oil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MRO stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage 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 effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 26,850,000 shares, an increase of 18.2% from the December 31st total of 22,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 11,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 3.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.86%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.79%), Swiss National Bank (0.23%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.17%) and Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. (0.17%). Company insiders that own Marathon Oil stock include Lee M Tillman, Patrick Wagner and Thomas Mitchell Little.
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Which institutional investors are selling Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Swiss National Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Arizona State Retirement System, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and New York State Common Retirement Fund.
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Which institutional investors are buying Marathon Oil stock?

MRO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., HighTower Advisors LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Marathon Oil stock in the last two years include Lee M Tillman, and Patrick Wagner.
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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 $6.18.

How big of a company is Marathon Oil?

Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $4.88 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 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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