Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Today's Latest Price: $7.61 USD

0.14 (1.87%)

Updated Jan 27 3:18pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 112 in Energy - Oil & Gas

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MRO Stock Summary

  • Marathon Oil Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.83% 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; only 5.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • As for revenue growth, note that MRO's revenue has grown -39.53% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 8.2% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Marathon Oil Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CLR, MUR, CNX, MTDR, and HFC.
  • Visit MRO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.61 52-week high $12.30
Prev. close $7.47 52-week low $3.02
Day low $7.22 Volume 24,245,823
Day high $7.93 Avg. volume 32,297,820
50-day MA $6.92 Dividend yield 1.61%
200-day MA $5.67 Market Cap 6.01B

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Company Bio

Marathon Oil explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, NGLs and natural gas. The company was founded in 1887 and is based in Houston, Texas.

MRO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$7.61$0.01 -100%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Marathon Oil Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Marathon Oil Corp ranked in the 0th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for MRO, they are:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Marathon Oil Corp over the past 3.51 years is -0.49%; that's higher than just 3.51% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Energy sector.
  • 50% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 20.19% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Marathon Oil Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -3.3. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 14.99% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CLR, CPE, DVN, GLOG, and NINE can be thought of as valuation peers to MRO, in the sense that they are in the Energy sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Yahoo | January 18, 2021

Benzinga's Weekly Bulls And Bears: AMD, Marathon, Tesla, Uber, Walgreens And More

* Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. * The week's bullish calls included the electric vehicle leader and a recovering retailer. * A ride-sharing company and a semiconductor maker were among the bearish calls.As the fourth-quarter earnings reporting season got underway last week, the major U.S. indexes lost a little ground. The Dow Jones industrial average concluded the week down about 1%, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq retreated a little more.Of course, much of the attention during the week was focused on the political drama in Washington, D.C. The U.S. president became the first ever to be impeached twice, after the prior week's chaos at the U.S. Capitol. Social media pulled the plug on the president and others who fomented the insu...

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

Benzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For January 14, 2021

Upgrades * For Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), Wells Fargo upgraded the previous rating of Equal-Weight to Overweight. Sempra Energy earned $1.31 in the third quarter, compared to $1.50 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Sempra Energy shows a 52-week-high of $161.87 and a 52-week-low of $88.00. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $121.20. * For Old Dominion Freight Line Inc (NASDAQ:ODFL), Stifel upgraded the previous rating of Sell to Hold. For the third quarter, Old Dominion Freight Line had an EPS of $1.71, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.05. The stock has a 52-week-high of $227.21 and a 52-week-low of $119.01. At the end of the last trading period, Old Dominion Freight Line closed at $200.96. * Truist Securities upgrad...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Why Marathon Oil's Stock is Trading Higher Today

The Price And Volume Action In Marathon Oil's Stock Today Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) is currently up 6.15% to a price of $7.98. Tuesday the stock has been …

Benzinga | January 12, 2021

Marathon Oil Gets Upgrade Due To Higher Oil Prices, More Cash Return To Shareholders

With an oil price forecast of $51 per barrel for 2021 and of $56 per barrel for 2022, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) is likely to generate around $2.1 billion over the next couple of years, which is enough to take its leverage to less than 1.0x by yearend 2022, according to Mizuho Securities. The Marathon Oil Analyst: Vincent Lovaglio upgraded Marathon Oil from Neutral to Buy, while raising the price target from $6 to $11. The Marathon Oil Thesis: The company has announced plans … Full story available on

Benzinga | January 12, 2021

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MRO Price Returns

1-mo 14.78%
3-mo 91.78%
6-mo 39.38%
1-year -34.68%
3-year -58.14%
5-year -16.33%
YTD 14.09%
2020 -50.38%
2019 -3.93%
2018 -14.37%
2017 -0.82%
2016 39.98%

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