Featured Stock Update: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently has a “Hold” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Buy” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Buy” Signal.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) gained 0.51 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $21.47. The stock traded with the average Volume of 12.95 Million at the end of last session.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.18/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.14/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.04/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 28.6 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 5 analysts rated Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 3 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.99% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 9.92% and 32.47% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -1.8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -3.4%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -3.5%.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.58% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.68% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Marathon Oil Corporation currently has a Weekly performance of 3.72%, monthly performance percentage is 0.23 percent, Quarterly performance is 44.38 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 41.72% and Yearly Performance is 65.03 percent.

Company Profile:

Marathon Oil Corporation is a leading exploration and production company with extensive operations across four core regions – Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America. As of year-end 2014, Marathon had approximately 2.2 billion oil-equivalent barrels (BBOE) in proved reserves (80% liquids and 67% developed). The company’s business is organized into three segments – North America Exploration and Production, International Exploration and Production, and Oil Sands Mining. In July 2011, Marathon completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Ticker: MPC).