Published: Fri, May 26, 2017
USA | By Cassandra Hanson

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Marathon Oil (MRO)

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Marathon Oil (MRO)

Addenda Capital Inc sold 17,780 shares as Stantec Inc (STN)'s stock declined 16.73%. The Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Llc holds 178,756 shares with $8.00M value, down from 343,506 last quarter. ROIC is calculated by dividing Net Income - Dividends by Total Capital Invested. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 2.45% and Monthly Volatility of 3.05%. It has underperformed by 23.80% the S&P500. Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 41,205 shares of company stock worth $2,136,700. Marathon Pete Corp now has $27.32B valuation. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,319,344 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $53,552,000 after buying an additional 359,754 shares in the last quarter. The Price Range of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) over the past 52 weeks is 0.996.

About 30,135 shares traded. Srouji Johny had sold 16,538 shares worth $2.15 million on Friday, February 3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. 1,113,697 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 204,309 shares. 60 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. Another trade for 19,300 shares valued at $1.00 million was made by WALKER R A on Wednesday, May 17. Blackrock accumulated 2.18 million shares.

Grt Capital Partners L.L.C. holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. for 73,096 shares. Marathon Oil's dividend payout ratio is presently -9.26%. Luminus Limited Liability Com holds 0.68% or 599,579 shares in its portfolio. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.04% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC).

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04/19/2017 - Marathon Oil Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. Old Second Bank & Trust Of Aurora has 47 shares. Bluefin Trading Lc holds 0.11% or 36,426 shares. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) mean recommendation is 2.40 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Adage Cap Prns Gp Limited Liability has 1.11 million shares. Springowl Associates Llc, a New York-based fund reported 118,400 shares. Moreover, Monroe National Bank Mi has 0.1% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC).

Analysts await Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) to report earnings on July, 27. During the same period past year, the firm posted $0.07 EPS. GM's profit will be $2.67 billion for 4.74 P/E if the $1.75 EPS becomes a reality. The institutional investor held 92,880 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $6.48 million, up from 45,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Marathon Oil Corporation is 987 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.25 Billion. Therefore 76% are positive. Hain Celestial Group had 54 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, May 1 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, November 25. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 7 by TheStreet. On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to "Buy". The sales growth of the company is 5.60% at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company's products and services that have typically improved year-to-year. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, April 15 by JP Morgan. Capital Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp by 0.4% in the first quarter. Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) was raised too. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.40 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 85% are positive. Old Second Savings Bank Of Aurora holds 0.03% or 3,320 shares in its portfolio. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 15 by Desjardins Securities. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, November 8 by Tudor Pickering. UBS maintained the shares of GM in report on Friday, July 24 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Friday, January 8 with "Overweight" rating. They now have a United States dollars 60 price target on the stock. The stock of Apple Inc. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 14th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. Scotia Capital has 9,702 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.41, from 0.83 in 2016Q3.

LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Marathon Oil Co. 51 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. (USA) (NYSE:STN) for 9,813 shares. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.71%. Burt Wealth Advisors stated it has 0.01% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 19 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Majedie Asset Mngmt Limited invested in 1.22% or 130,565 shares.

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