Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Active Stock in the Spotlight

Andrew Cummings
October 18, 2017

They expect $1.21 EPS, up 108.62% or $0.63 from last year's $0.58 per share. The oil and gas company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by ($0.01). MPC has increased sales at a -4.30% CAGR over the past five years, and is considered a low growth stock. Wall Street experts also assign a $64.17 price target on Marathon Petroleum Corporation, pointing towards a 15.17% rally from current levels. The value of the company's investment in Marathon Oil Corporation went from $284,000 to $314,000 a change of $30,000 quarter over quarter.

According to 6 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $298.8 Million and the Low Revenue estimate is $287.7 Million, while the High Revenue estimate is $310.15 Million.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 1.51%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. From the start of year 2017 to present date MRO reported slumped performance of -20.57%. Institutions are now holders of 82.70% of the shares. In July 2011, Marathon completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Ticker: MPC). Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $54.83 target price (down from $65.00) on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 2 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:EMR) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100.

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Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) shows upbeat performance moved up of 1.54% in latest trading session as ownership structure took place active position for technical analysis. Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Its stake stood at $349,000 an increase of 71.9% as of the end of the quarter. The Conning Inc holds 480,991 shares with $25.17 million value, up from 13,461 last quarter. Wilen Investment Management CORP. increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 31.3% during the 2nd quarter. The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS") is an incredibly important identifying an under-valued stock.

Corecommodity Management Llc, which manages about $5.19B and $104.02 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Posco (NYSE:PKX) by 5,040 shares to 7,955 shares, valued at $498,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Similarly, Price to cash flow ratio is another helpful ratio in determining a company's value.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) appreciated by 0.73% at $13.85, after hitting low of $13.78 in an intra-day trade. Asset Mgmt One accumulated 916,391 shares or 0.12% of the stock. The company's market cap is $8.05 Billion, and the average volume is $8.36 Million. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Marathon Oil Corporation from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and reduced their price target for the company from $17.00 to $14.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. The day began at US$13.85 but the price moved to US$13.78 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$14.115. Marathon Oil Corporation also recently declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Monday September 11th, 2017. KLR Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $23.00 price objective (up from $21.00) on shares of Marathon Oil Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Limited Liability has invested 0.47% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Its weekly and monthly volatility is 0.66%, 0.73% respectively. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued.

Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN) operates in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing segment of the Basic Materials sector. The Refining & Marketing segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks at the Company's seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States.

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