Scotiabank Analysts Give Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) a $19.00 Price Target


The stock traded on unusually slightly up volume of 4.32 Million comparing to the average volume of 5278.47 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. It is down 0.00% since November 13, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 14.94% the S&P500. Dupont Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $122,000. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corporation reported 1.37M shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Marathon Pete Corp (Put) now has $30.38B valuation. The stock rose 0.91% or $0.56 reaching $62.28.

Traders are a little more bearish on Marathon Petroleum Corp of late if you watch the uptick in short interest. It has outperformed by 294.39% the S&P500. The consensus target price is $49.80 with 0 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 0 firms rating the stock a buy, 0 firms rating the stock a hold, 0 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell. Marathon Oil Corporation had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has a market capitalization of $30,144.80, a PE ratio of 18.76, a PEG ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 1.59. JP Morgan initiated Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) rating on Wednesday, December 9. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $5500 target in Thursday, July 13 report. They set a "buy" rating and a $48.00 price objective on the stock. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $44 target. Howard Weil downgraded the shares of MRO in report on Monday, December 14 to "Sector Perform" rating. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.8. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.57%.

In other news, VP C. Michael Palmer sold 11,450 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2.

TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE:TCF) is expected to pay $0.08 on Dec 1, 2017. It is negative, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. Invesco holds 1.15 million shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 20,000 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Martingale Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership owns 41,554 shares. Moreover, Meyer Handelman Com has 0.26% invested in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) for 525,226 shares. Howard Hughes Medical Institute accumulated 0.59% or 61,352 shares. About 3.22 million contracts were traded on 10-Nov-17 compared to daily average volume of 4.17 million shares.

Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) traded up 0.78% in the last session while performance was up 62.2% in the last five days. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) for 595,499 shares. Carroll Fin Associate has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Suntrust Robinson initiated SemGroup Corp (NYSE:SEMG) on Wednesday, June 15 with "Buy" rating. 387,237 were accumulated by Salient Capital. (NYSE:AN). Gabelli Funds Ltd invested in 0.14% or 558,800 shares. Blair William Il invested in 0% or 18,126 shares. Highbridge Mgmt Limited Liability Corp reported 189,515 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings.

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. They expect $0.90 earnings per share, up 109.30% or $0.47 from last year's $0.43 per share. The oil and gas company reported $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.29. Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a 12-month low of $42.57 and a 12-month high of $63.41. Kensico Capital Management Corp now owns 9,260,000 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $468,000,000 after purchasing an additional 660,000 shares during the period. It also upped Spdr Dow Jones Intl Real Estat (RWX) stake by 12,987 shares and now owns 129,476 shares. Qep Resources Inc. (NYSE:QEP) was raised too.

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MPC has been the topic of several analyst reports. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Thursday, June 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, August 16.

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