Published: Thu, March 02, 2017
Markets | By Lucia Cruz

Reliable stocks in today's share market: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Reliable stocks in today's share market: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The current ratio for Marathon Oil Corporation NYSE shows a rate of 1.6 with its quick ratio of 1.5. It may be used by market technicians to enter and exit trades, and it is a useful tool to add to a trading system. Vetr's price target suggests a potential upside of 14.44% from the stock's current price. Equity research analysts have given opinions on where they foresees the stock level. Moreover, UBS issued Downgrade rating for the stock on 13-Dec-16. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Marathon Oil in a report on Wednesday, December 7th. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their target price on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation from $62.00 to $61.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, January 23rd. The company's P/E is 84.73 and Forward P/E ratio is 32.82. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock.

Shares of Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO ) are trading -16.76% downward from the 52-week high mark and 114.61% above from the fifty two-week low mark.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) ended its day at $15.27 with the rising stream of -0.26% and its total traded volume was 13.27 million shares less than the average volume. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 13.77 Billion. Latest closing price was -3.56% below its 50-day moving average and 8.40% above its 200-day moving average. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Marathon Oil Corporation is 1.27 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.43 Billion. In a similar way, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $0.43. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.17. Marathon Petroleum Corporation had a net margin of 1.85% and a return on equity of 5.74%. The company earned $17.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $14.54 billion. Overall, the share price is down -7.28% so far this year. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.05/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 33.3%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th. It has a dividend yield of 1.25%.

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Marathon Oil Corporation's growth estimate for the current quarter is 83.7, and 82.6 percent for the next quarter. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 8,776 shares of the company's stock, valued at $438,273.44.

09/30/2016 - Canaccord Genuity began new coverage on Marathon Oil Corporation giving the company a "hold" rating. The stock was trading on below-average volume.

08/30/2016 - Marathon Oil Corporation was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Seaport Global Securities. Finally, Adams Natural Resources Fund Inc. increased its stake in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation by 30.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 16,250,746 shares of the company's stock worth $659,618,000 after buying an additional 1,456,438 shares during the period.

Marathon Oil Corporation is an exploration and production company with operations in North America, Europe and Africa.

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