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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO

Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Independent Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO  has a market cap of 12723.22. Since its IPO date on the 01/02/1970, Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO performance year to date is 25.94%. Today Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO has gained -7.59%, with a current price of 14.49.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -6.90%, with return on investment at -7.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.38. While Total debt/equity is 0.38. With a profit margin of -46.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 60.00%, and operating margin of -58.30%. Marathon Oil Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.1, while the quick ratio is 1.9.

For the last year Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO has seen a EPS growth of -329.50%. A performance for the year of -37.44%. The 52-week high is -43.61%, and the 52-week low is 124.74%. The average volume for Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO is 11847342.

With a target price of 17.19, can Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO. Marathon Oil Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Marathon Oil Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.54 and 0.59 respectively. For P/cash, Marathon Oil Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.49, Marathon Oil Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.28%. We see a return on equity of -12.10%.

Looking more long-term Marathon Oil Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 67.90% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -329.50% for this year and for the last five years a -26.40% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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