How Analysts Rated Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Last Week?

October 2, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.21, from 0.96 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 37 investors sold Marathon Oil Corporation shares while 180 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. 657.86 million shares or 1.58% more from 647.65 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Ftb stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Johnson Investment Counsel Inc holds 0.01% or 12,933 shares in its portfolio. Jfs Wealth Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Point72 Asset Lp has invested 0.36% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Profund Advsr Limited Liability Corp accumulated 40,975 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Old Point Tru Fincl Svcs N A has 150,560 shares. Wealthfront has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). 26,918 are held by Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Limited Liability Company. Hm Payson And reported 24,467 shares. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Massmutual Tru Company Fsb Adv invested in 0% or 74 shares. Victory Cap Inc holds 163,423 shares. Macquarie Gru Ltd reported 1.29% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). State Street holds 0.07% or 42.39 million shares in its portfolio. Gideon Capital Inc has invested 0.16% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO).

Since May 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $12.64 million activity. WAGNER PATRICK sold $1.13 million worth of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) on Wednesday, May 16. 400,000 shares valued at $8.66 million were sold by TILLMAN LEE M on Thursday, May 17.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Marathon Oil had 9 analyst reports since April 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1800 target in Monday, April 23 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 8 by Tudor Pickering. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MRO in report on Friday, April 13 with “Hold” rating. PiperJaffray reinitiated the shares of MRO in report on Friday, September 28 with “Overweight” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) rating on Wednesday, September 26. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $24 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, April 19. Below is a list of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) latest ratings and price target changes.

28/09/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Rating: Overweight Reinitiate
26/09/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $23 New Target: $24 Maintain
29/08/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $25 Initiates Coverage On
24/07/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Neutral New Target: $28 Initiates Coverage On
12/07/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $23 Initiates Coverage On
08/06/2018 Broker: Tudor Pickering Rating: Buy Upgrade
23/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0000 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0000 Maintain
13/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0000 Maintain

The stock increased 2.49% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $23.86. About 14.32 million shares traded or 38.56% up from the average. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 77.39% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.77% the S&P500.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. The company has market cap of $20.38 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.

More notable recent Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) news were published by: which released: “Consider Buying Marathon Oil When It Falls” on September 16, 2018, also with their article: “Marathon Oil: Buying Quality Is This Easy” published on September 14, 2018, published: “3 Stock Charts for Tuesday: Twitter, Wells Fargo and Marathon Oil” on October 02, 2018. More interesting news about Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) were released by: and their article: “Trade of the Day: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)” published on September 28, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “These 3 Oil Stocks Are Up 30% in 2018 and Have Lots of Room to Run” with publication date: September 29, 2018.

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