Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Analysts See $0.13 EPS as of May, 2

April 20, 2018 - By Roy Fason

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.88. That’s change of 0.04, from 2017Q3’s 0.92. 51 investors sold all, 191 reduced holdings as Marathon Oil Corporation ratio fall. 145 increased holdings while 68 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 664.17 million shares thus 0.25% less from 2017Q3’s 665.82 million shares.
138,400 are owned by Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mngmt Corporation. Blair William & Il has 15,827 shs. Schroder Management invested in 0.09% or 3.13 million shs. Profund Ltd Liability holds 45,615 shs or 0.03% of its capital. Fund Mngmt reported 2.20M shs stake. Hexavest Incorporated invested 0.2% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec stated it has 0.02% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Counselors Inc reported 0.05% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 248,977 shs. Kornitzer Management Inc Ks holds 227,833 shs. Sun Life Incorporated accumulated 0% or 1,856 shs. Ameritas Prns Inc holds 0.01% of its capital in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 18,760 shs. First Manhattan Communication holds 0% or 17,327 shs. Gulf Int Comml Bank (Uk) Limited has 0.06% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 261,622 shs. Moreover, Berkshire Asset Management Ltd Llc Pa has 0.04% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO).

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)’s earnings release is expected by WallStreet on May, 2, as reported by Faxor. Last year’s earnings per share was $-0.07, while now analysts expect change of 285.71 % up from current $0.13 earnings per share. If $0.13 is reported, MRO’s profit will be $110.92 million for 34.60 P/E. 85.71 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.07 earnings per share was announced for last [previous quarter]. The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.24 during the last trading session, hitting $17.99.Marathon Oil Corporation is uptrending after having risen 7.25% since April 20, 2017. MRO has 16.33 million volume or 20.33% up from normal. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.30%.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Ratings Coverage

A total of 18 analysts rate Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) as follows: 9 “Buy”, 9 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 50% are bullish. The firm has $27 highest and $15.0 lowest target. The avg target $20.49 is 13.90% above the last ($17.99) price. (NYSE:MRO) has 27 ratings reports on Apr 20, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 20. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock has “Hold” rating by Stephens. On Monday, March 26 JP Morgan upgraded Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) to “Overweight” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, January 19. On Friday, November 3 the firm earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets. The stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy” on Sunday, February 25. On Monday, February 26 BMO Capital Markets maintained Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $20.0 target. On Monday, November 6 the stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given. On Tuesday, February 20 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RF Lafferty.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company.The company has $15.35 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: North America E&P, International E&P, and Oil Sands Mining.Last it reported 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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