$0.13 EPS Expected for Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

April 21, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 51 investors sold Marathon Oil Corporation shares while 191 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 664.17 million shares or 0.25% less from 665.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Acadian Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 0% stake. Compton Cap Ri holds 10,015 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys accumulated 358,971 shares. Ingalls & Snyder Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 14,190 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 11,612 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hartford Mgmt invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Focused Wealth Mgmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Mraz Amerine And Assoc Inc accumulated 0.24% or 47,137 shares. Fund reported 0.21% stake. 1.98 million are owned by Jpmorgan Chase &. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 26,541 shares. Ngam Limited Partnership reported 0.04% stake. Tudor Invest Corp Et Al holds 119,827 shares. Art Advsr Lc holds 447,809 shares or 0.34% of its portfolio. United Asset Strategies has 0.13% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO).

Analysts expect Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) to report $0.13 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 285.71 % from last quarter’s $-0.07 EPS. MRO’s profit would be $110.93 million giving it 34.65 P/E if the $0.13 EPS is correct. After having $0.07 EPS previously, Marathon Oil Corporation’s analysts see 85.71 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $18.02. About 11.72 million shares traded. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 7.25% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.30% the S&P500.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Marathon Oil had 27 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, December 15. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 20 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 26 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Monday, December 11. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, December 5 by Atlantic Securities. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) on Friday, April 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, February 6 with “Hold”. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) earned “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, December 15. On Friday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. The company has market cap of $15.38 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.

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