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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 14.31 (-0.76% today). The market cap for Marathon Oil Corporation is 12271.28, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Marathon Oil Corporation is 17.52. 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 19828.91 and so far today it is 10701318.

Performance in the last year for Marathon Oil Corporation has been -33.74%. For EPS growth, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen a growth of -329.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 70.60%. 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 -48.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -36.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.36%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.65%.

Since the IPO date for Marathon Oil Corporation on the 1/2/1970, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 15.82%. With Marathon Oil Corporation trading at 14.31, the dividend yield is 1.39%, and the EPS is -3.41.

So could Marathon Oil Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.45 and the P/B is at 0.54. 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 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.9. 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 60.00%, an operating margin of -58.30% and a profit margin of -46.70%.Payout ratio for Marathon Oil Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -6.90% with return on investment coming to -7.50%.

Insider ownership for Marathon Oil Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 81.80%. Outstanding shares are at 850.99. While shares float is 846.03. The float short is currently 5.05%, and short ratio is 2.15.

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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