Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): $26.03

-0.16 (-0.61%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where MRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.9% of US stocks.
  • MRO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • MRO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 12.6% of US stocks).

MRO Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.2, MARATHON OIL CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 2.29% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of MARATHON OIL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 3.94% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, MRO has reported earnings growth of 2,228.82%, putting it ahead of 99.19% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MARATHON OIL CORP are PDCE, TDOC, PSFE, SBOW, and ETWO.
  • 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 49.75% lower, now standing at 5.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, MRO's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRO 2023-01-13 2.1 1.5 4.6 5.1
MRO 2023-01-12 2.1 1.6 4.7 5.1
MRO 2023-01-11 2.1 1.5 4.6 5.1
MRO 2023-01-10 2.1 1.5 4.6 5.1
MRO 2023-01-09 2.1 1.5 4.6 5.1
MRO 2023-01-06 2.1 1.5 4.5 5.0

MRO Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 4.63%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 78.35%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -67.19%.
MRO's revenue has moved up $4,305,000,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 3,798 2,040 -542

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)

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MRO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.03 52-week high $33.42
Prev. close $26.19 52-week low $19.42
Day low $25.99 Volume 10,744,200
Day high $26.86 Avg. volume 9,359,165
50-day MA $27.67 Dividend yield 1.38%
200-day MA $26.58 Market Cap 16.48B

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 -2.14%
3-mo -20.97%
6-mo 19.27%
1-year 22.58%
3-year 126.62%
5-year 60.81%
YTD -3.84%
2022 66.91%
2021 149.77%
2020 -50.38%
2019 -3.93%
2018 -14.37%

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