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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) which is in the industry Independent Oil & Gas, gaining 5.62% today. In the last week its performance is 4.57%, and -0.34% for the past quarter. Currently, Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO has a target price of 18.21, so today’s gain of 5.62% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.73%.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), has a market cap of 12429.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 82.40%.

At the current price of 14.65, it has a dividend yield of 1.37%, and its target price is 18.21. This is with a profit margin of -47.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.38. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -3.04, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 83.70%,Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -26.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is -4.80%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 18.07%.

Volume today for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), is 18819300, while its average volume is 17867.91. Whilst the total gain today was 5.62%, it did have a day high of -13.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.53%, and 3.95% for the month. The 52-week low for Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO has been 127.99%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.06%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -7.50%, and its return on assets is -6.40%. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has an operating margin of -61.10%. With a sales growth of -34.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Marathon Oil Corporation, MRO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.38, and has a current ratio of 2.7 and 2.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Marathon Oil Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.78, along with a P/B of 0.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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