NYSE:MRO - Marathon Oil Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.18 +0.47 (+2.81 %) (As of 03/26/2019 10:13 AM ET)Previous Close$16.71Today's Range$16.86 - $17.2652-Week Range$12.57 - $24.20Volume116,986 shsAverage Volume11.38 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.06 billionP/E Ratio24.22Dividend Yield1.20%Beta2.26 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive MRO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MRO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:MRO Previous Symbol CUSIP56584910 CIK101778 Webwww.marathonoil.com Phone713-629-6600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45 Current Ratio1.59 Quick Ratio1.54Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.22 Forward P/E Ratio37.35 P/E Growth3.45 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.58 billion Price / Sales2.14 Cash Flow$3.7675 per share Price / Cash Flow4.56 Book Value$14.59 per share Price / Book1.18Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.71 Net Income$1.10 billion Net Margins16.65% Return on Equity4.97% Return on Assets2.78%Miscellaneous Employees2,400 Outstanding Shares818,500,000Market Cap$14.06 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. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, March 11th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.02. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.77 billion for 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 company's revenue 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 stock. 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 40.1% 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? Press coverage about MRO stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marathon Oil earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Marathon Oil? Marathon Oil saw a increase in short interest in 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 daily trading volume, of 11,976,565 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Marathon Oil's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Marathon Oil's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Marathon Oil include EOG Resources (EOG), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Ecopetrol (EC), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR (WOPEY), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Concho Resources (CXO), Sasol (SSL), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), Continental Resources (CLR), Devon Energy (DVN) and Apache (APA). 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), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), General Electric (GE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), ConocoPhillips (COP) and AT&T (T). Who are Marathon Oil's key executives? Marathon Oil's management team includes the folowing people: Lee M. Tillman, Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerThomas Mitchell Little, Executive Vice President-OperationsDane E. Whitehead, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice PresidentBruce A. McCullough, Chief Information Officer & Senior VP-TechnologyReginald D. Hedgebeth, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel Who are Marathon Oil's major shareholders? Marathon Oil's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 $17.18. How big of a company is Marathon Oil? Marathon Oil has a market capitalization of $14.06 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 810 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 706 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,516MarketBeat'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. 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