Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Price and Financial Metrics

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): $23.05

-0.34 (-1.45%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MRO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • MRO's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MRO ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

MRO Stock Summary

  • MRO's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Marathon Oil Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 3.9% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Marathon Oil Corp is reporting a growth rate of -198.59%; that's higher than merely 9.9% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Marathon Oil Corp are AA, EQT, SM, FRFHF, and CLR.
  • MRO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Marathon Oil Corp's official web site, go to

MRO Valuation Summary

  • MRO's price/sales ratio is 2.4; this is 60% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • MRO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 49.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • MRO's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.2 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 2021-09-03 2.4 0.9 -16.9 -40.6
MRO 2021-09-02 2.4 0.9 -17.0 -40.8
MRO 2021-09-01 2.3 0.8 -16.4 -39.7
MRO 2021-08-31 2.4 0.9 -17.1 -40.9
MRO 2021-08-30 2.4 0.9 -17.1 -40.9
MRO 2021-08-27 2.5 0.9 -17.5 -41.5

MRO Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -43.96%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 139.14%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 111.13%.
Over the past 52 months, MRO's revenue has gone up $695,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 5,467 3,239 946
2021-09-30 4,497 2,511 -41
2021-06-30 3,798 2,040 -542
2021-03-31 2,927 1,394 -1,308
2020-12-31 3,086 1,473 -1,451
2020-09-30 3,471 1,755 -1,133

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 $23.05 52-week high $33.24
Prev. close $23.39 52-week low $10.41
Day low $22.80 Volume 13,371,200
Day high $23.92 Avg. volume 20,507,266
50-day MA $23.86 Dividend yield 1.37%
200-day MA $22.08 Market Cap 16.31B

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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Piper Sandler upgraded Marathon (NYSE:MRO) to buy and raised the Company's price target to $27, showing 25% upside from current prices as Management pivots to a capital-returns strategy. This comes on the back of a recent upgrade to buy at Scotia, strong earnings, and a commitment from Management to allocate cash...

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MRO Price Returns

1-mo 7.23%
3-mo -13.95%
6-mo 6.06%
1-year 103.27%
3-year 93.17%
5-year 125.81%
YTD 41.73%
2021 149.77%
2020 -50.38%
2019 -3.93%
2018 -14.37%
2017 -0.82%

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