What are analysts Suggestions on: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

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Out of the pool of analysts 9 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 10 analysts having BUY in current month.

The company reported its EPS on 02/01/2017. Susquehanna assumed coverage on Marathon Oil Corporation in a report on Friday, November 18th. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $18.63.

UBS Upgrades Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)'s stock to Buy with no specific Price Target. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. Finally, R. F. Lafferty assumed coverage on Marathon Oil Corporation in a report on Monday, November 28th. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $72.

The stock volatility for week was 1.11% while for month was 1.48%.The stock, as of last close, traded 61.68% to its 52 week low and was changed -1.18% from its 52 week high. State Street Corp now owns 47,900,778 shares of the company's stock valued at $829,173,000 after buying an additional 1,643,089 shares during the period.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -0.63% and closed its last trading session at $50.64. The company reported the earnings of $-0.11/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.2/share.

The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending December 2016 is $1.19B by 9 brokerage firms. Marathon Petroleum Corporation's revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $-0.11 and for the one month was for $-0.10 as compared to three months ago was for $-0.21.

A current consensus EPS estimate for next quarter is at $0.77 and 3 month ago EPS forecast was $0.76. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 16th will be paid a $0.36 dividend. "Underperform" verdict was provided by 1 analysts and "Overweight" verdict was shared by 0 analysts. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 14th.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) is an interesting player in the Basic Materials space, with a focus on Independent Oil & Gas.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 0 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 0 percent. The stock tumbled -20.42 percent over the last 6 months. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its position in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation by 70.1% in the third quarter. Furthermore, total revenues and other income for the stated quarter beat market expectations of $13.68 billion.

Shares of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) traded up 0.644% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $16.405.

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. Over the last five days, shares have managed 3.84% gains and now is up 21.45% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $45.2. Finally, Cornerstone Advisors Inc. raised its position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 23.8% in the third quarter. Some investors may be using price index ratios to help figure out trading ideas. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 80 percent. The International E&P segment involves exploration, production, and marketing of crude oil and condensate, NGL and natural gas outside of North America; and production and marketing of products manufactured from natural gas such as liquefied natural gas and methanol in Equatorial Guinea. The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P (N.A. E&P), worldwide E&P (Int'l E&P), and Oil Sands Mining (OSM).

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