A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO):

  • 7/16/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 7/14/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $11.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation is now covered by analysts at Stephens. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/5/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/5/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00.
  • 7/1/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was given a new $19.00 price target on by analysts at Scotiabank. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/28/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation is now covered by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They set a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock.
  • 6/24/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was given a new $16.00 price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/23/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 6/21/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $17.00.
  • 6/21/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Seaport Global Securities from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $9.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $17.00.
  • 6/14/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 6/2/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 6/2/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation was given a new $20.00 price target on by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 5/23/2017 – Marathon Oil Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR & Co. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE MRO) opened at 11.59 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $9.85 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is $12.98 and its 200 day moving average is $15.51. Marathon Oil Corporation has a 12 month low of $11.20 and a 12 month high of $19.28.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.01. Marathon Oil Corporation had a negative return on equity of 2.54% and a negative net margin of 134.01%. The firm had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.43) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 88.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Marathon Oil Corporation will post ($0.30) earnings per share for the current year.

Marathon Oil Corporation is an exploration and production (E&P) company. The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P, International E&P and Oil Sands Mining. The North America E&P segment explores for, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas in North America.

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