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The Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) is going down by -2.55% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.3% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 11/06/19 stating that Marathon Oil Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $11.6207, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $11.98. MRO finished the previous session at $11.78 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $3588352.

In the 100 days of trading, MRO managed to top a 12.53% Moving average. Additionally, Marathon Oil Corporation shares have achieved a 52-week range between 11.06 and 18.93 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 11.41%.

The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 802.00M, equal to the value of $9.45B in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, Marathon Oil Corporation shares went down by -11.80%, adding 12.97 to growth in value, on top of a +1.92% boost since 10/18/19.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Analyst’s Estimates

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) could record at least $0.11 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 02/11/2020, a number that would actually represent an increase of 0.50 YOY.

According to the average analyst rating, Marathon Oil Corporation would be rated as Overweight. Out of 28 different analysts monitoring MRO stock, 18 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 9 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 1 indicate that MRO is an OVERWEIGHT, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.

On September 24, 2019, the stock earned a Downgrade rating due to a new analyst call from Tudor Pickering, while analysts from Citigroup believe that the stock is set at Neutral, as concluded on September 23, 2019. Atlantic Equities, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Neutral as confirmed through a call on June 13, 2019.

Regardless of the rating, RBC Capital Mkts did increase their price from $22 to $23 as they are considering target share price analysis. Citigroup, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on December 21, 2018, giving the stock a Buy from the Neutral rating.

MRO Key Ratios To Watch:

Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +29.74% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +17.99%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 5.06%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 2.33. Additionally, Marathon Oil Corporation is recording price volatility of 2.92% for the period of the last seven days and 3.66% in the last 30 days.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Technical Outlook

For the period of the last 50 days, Marathon Oil Corporation had its Raw Stochastic average set at 11.41% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 12.32%. Stochastic %K for Marathon Oil Corporation, with the last 20 days included, was set at 31.42%, having Stochastic %D topping 37.73%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for Marathon Oil Corporation stocks with recording -17.85% in metrics.

Marathon Oil Corporation Insider Watch:

Similarly, 84.00% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 915 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of MRO stocks are: Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with ownership of $1.15 billion, which is approximately 93658816 of the company’s shares; Blackrock Inc., holding 82457063 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.01 billion; and Macquarie Group Limited, currently with more than 56286706 shares of the company valued at $690.64 million. Positions in Marathon Oil Corporation stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 2 insider purchases amounting to 20317 shares.

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