Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): $23.78

0.20 (-0.83%)

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MRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.78 52-week high $29.56
Prev. close $23.98 52-week low $20.57
Day low $23.45 Volume 9,131,800
Day high $23.95 Avg. volume 9,774,989
50-day MA $23.42 Dividend yield 1.86%
200-day MA $24.77 Market Cap 13.92B

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  • Quality is the dimension where MRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.74% of US stocks.
  • MRO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 26 weeks.
  • MRO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 16.38% of US stocks).

MRO Stock Summary

  • MRO's went public 38.03 years ago, making it older than 92.92% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for MRO is currently 3.53, higher than only 12.23% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of MARATHON OIL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 3.77% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MARATHON OIL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be CTRA, MTDR, SNDR, CPE, and MGY.
  • Visit MRO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MRO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, MRO's EV/EBIT ratio is 3.61% lower, now standing at 8.
  • MRO's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRO 2023-12-28 2.1 1.3 8.5 8.0
MRO 2023-12-27 2.2 1.3 8.6 8.1
MRO 2023-12-26 2.2 1.3 8.8 8.1
MRO 2023-12-22 2.1 1.3 8.6 8.0
MRO 2023-12-21 2.1 1.3 8.6 8.0
MRO 2023-12-20 2.1 1.3 8.5 8.0

MRO Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 1.7%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 17.73%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 18.84%.
MRO's revenue has moved up $2,813,000,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows MRO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 8,036 5,428 3,612
2022-09-30 8,103 5,447 3,736
2022-06-30 7,309 4,707 3,103
2022-03-31 6,149 3,684 2,153
2021-12-31 5,467 3,239 946
2021-09-30 4,497 2,511 -41

MRO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MRO has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.94% of graded US stocks.
  • MRO's asset turnover comes in at 0.209 -- ranking 105th of 136 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • CVX, XOM, and BDCO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MRO.

The table below shows MRO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.209 0.690 -0.015
2021-03-31 0.159 0.617 -0.051
2020-12-31 0.165 0.627 -0.055
2020-09-30 0.180 0.665 -0.038
2020-06-30 0.206 0.717 -0.017
2020-03-31 0.256 0.755 0.025

MRO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MRO, see our MRO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $15.96 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Company Bio

Marathon Oil Corp is an exploration and production company. It focuses on producing crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids and natural gas as well as bitumen from oil sands deposits. In 2011, Marathon Oil spun off from Marathon Petroleum Corporation becoming an independent exploration and production company. The company has operations in four of the oil rich basins in the United States – the Eagle Ford Basin, the Bakken Basin, the STACK/SCOOP basin, and the Permian Basin. Marathon Oil employs just under 1,700 individuals and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Lee Tillman serves as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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MRO Price Returns

1-mo 2.94%
3-mo -5.64%
6-mo -8.20%
1-year -5.45%
3-year 120.02%
5-year 54.31%
YTD -1.11%
2023 -9.29%
2022 66.91%
2021 149.77%
2020 -50.38%
2019 -3.93%

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