$-0.03 EPS Expected for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

January 14, 2018 - By reb123z

 $ 0.03 EPS Expected for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 38 investors sold Marathon Oil Corporation shares while 190 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 665.82 million shares or 1.16% less from 673.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 29,019 shares. Charter Tru Co invested in 0.07% or 41,919 shares. Chemical Financial Bank holds 18,702 shares. 6.60 million are owned by Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Company. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 0.03% or 620,000 shares. Vanguard Group holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 87.37 million shares. Rampart Co Lc owns 10,776 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset stated it has 66,126 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 102,066 are held by Shell Asset Co. Rhumbline Advisers reported 1.49 million shares. 2.75 million are owned by Axa. 13,271 were accumulated by Symphony Asset Llc. Laffer holds 0.32% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) or 88,990 shares. Advisor Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Focused Wealth Mgmt stated it has 3,481 shares.

Analysts expect Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) to report $-0.03 EPS on February, 14 after the close.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 70.00 % from last quarter’s $-0.1 EPS. After having $-0.08 EPS previously, Marathon Oil Corporation’s analysts see -62.50 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.18% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $18.82. About 10.31 million shares traded. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 14.05% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.65% the S&P500.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Marathon Oil Corporation had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 7 by KLR Group. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to “Outperform” on Monday, August 10. Seaport Global downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, August 30 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 8. As per Wednesday, July 5, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Instinet given on Thursday, December 15. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 11 report. On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Sell”. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, December 15.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. The company has market cap of $15.99 billion. It operates through three divisions: North America E&P, International E&P, and Oil Sands Mining. It currently has negative earnings. The North America E&P segment develops, explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids , and natural gas in North America.

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