Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): $23.29

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MRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.29 52-week high $33.42
Prev. close $23.26 52-week low $19.42
Day low $22.92 Volume 6,138,958
Day high $24.07 Avg. volume 10,604,389
50-day MA $23.72 Dividend yield 1.78%
200-day MA $26.18 Market Cap 14.38B

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  • MRO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 90.46% of US stocks.
  • MRO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • MRO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 4.53% of US stocks).

MRO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $14,834,855,622, MARATHON OIL CORP has a greater market value than 88.11% of US stocks.
  • MARATHON OIL CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.61% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of MARATHON OIL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 4.25% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MARATHON OIL CORP are AA, PDCE, CTRA, TDOC, and SSL.
  • 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 28.77% lower, now standing at 5.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, MRO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 2.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRO 2023-05-12 1.7 1.2 5.1 5.2
MRO 2023-05-11 1.7 1.2 5.1 5.2
MRO 2023-05-10 1.8 1.2 5.1 5.2
MRO 2023-05-09 1.8 1.2 5.2 5.3
MRO 2023-05-08 1.8 1.2 5.2 5.2
MRO 2023-05-05 1.8 1.2 5.2 5.3

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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Latest MRO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MARATHON OIL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MRO as an investment opportunity.

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Marathon Oil (MRO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

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Marathon Oil Corporation's (NYSE:MRO) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 64% Above Its Share Price

Key Insights Using the 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity, Marathon Oil fair value estimate is US$39.45 Current share...

Yahoo | May 25, 2023

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MRO Price Returns

1-mo 2.02%
3-mo -8.83%
6-mo -14.34%
1-year -25.43%
3-year 231.30%
5-year 20.07%
YTD -13.27%
2022 66.91%
2021 149.77%
2020 -50.38%
2019 -3.93%
2018 -14.37%

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