Analysts See $-0.03 EPS for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

January 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 Analysts See $ 0.03 EPS for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It fall, 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.
Freestone Hldgs Llc reported 14,298 shares. Commonwealth Equity Inc reported 184,533 shares. Stevens Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership invested in 0.01% or 24,641 shares. Davidson Advsr has 586,287 shares. Davenport & Lc reported 13,422 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt has 16,214 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Laffer Invests reported 0.32% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Barnett reported 1,335 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Korea Investment reported 433,563 shares. Advisor Prns Ltd Liability accumulated 22,021 shares. 210,259 are held by Sentinel Lba. Citigroup reported 338,258 shares. Advantus Inc accumulated 85,667 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Limited reported 10,491 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 0% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO).

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. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Monday, October 17 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, December 5 by Atlantic Securities. On Friday, September 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 14 by Argus Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Scotia Capital given on Thursday, March 23. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Seaport Global. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $16 target in Monday, September 14 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 10 with “Sector Perform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 23.

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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