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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)?

The company in question is, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently with a stock price of 14.09 (-1.05% today). The market cap for Marathon Oil Corporation is 11954.66, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Marathon Oil Corporation is 18.21. Currently Marathon Oil Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for Marathon Oil Corporation is 18480.36 and so far today it is 12850600.

Performance in the last year for Marathon Oil Corporation has been -9.48%. For EPS growth, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen a growth of -329.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 83.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -26.40% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Marathon Oil Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -34.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 64.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.98%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.89%.

Since the IPO date for Marathon Oil Corporation on the 1/2/1970, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 13.56%. With Marathon Oil Corporation trading at 14.09, the dividend yield is 1.42%, and the EPS is -3.04.

So could Marathon Oil Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.67 and the P/B is at 0.62. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Marathon Oil Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 2.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.38, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, Marathon Oil Corporation has a gross margin of 59.70%, an operating margin of -61.10% and a profit margin of -47.30%.Payout ratio for Marathon Oil Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -6.40% with return on investment coming to -7.50%.

Insider ownership for Marathon Oil Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 82.40%. Outstanding shares are at 848.45. While shares float is 845.68. The float short is currently 4.12%, and short ratio is 1.89.

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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