Zacks Investment Research lowered Murphy Oil Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Charter Trust Co. now owns 92,537 shares of the company's stock worth $1,031,000 after buying an additional 2,867 shares in the last quarter. On Aug 8, 2016, Barclays said it Maintains its rating on Marathon Oil Corporation.
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Several large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in MRO. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Marathon Oil Corp.by 170.7% in the first quarter. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 82.5%. The company had Year Ago Sales of 508.04 Million. Finally, Hartford Financial Management Inc. raised its position in Marathon Oil Corp.by 5.7% in the second quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,222 shares of APC which is valued at $284,756. On Apr 28, 2016 the shares registered one year high at $37.48 and the one year low of $14.30 was seen on Jan 20, 2016. (NYSE:MRO) opened at 15.55 on Tuesday. The company has market capitalization of $13.17B.
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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) fell -2.75% during previous trade. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.03/share. The company is up 0.95 percent in the last four weeks, up 19.72 percent year to date, and up 16.45 percent during the past four quarters. The monthly performance is 7.58% and the yearly performance is -21.23%. Marathon Oil Corp.'s quarterly revenue was down 15.0% on a year-over-year basis.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th.
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Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) now has mean rating of 3.1 while 1 analyst have recommended the shares as "BUY", 1 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 14 commented as "HOLD". The Company operates through three segments: North America E&P (N.A. E&P), global E&P (Int'l E&P), and Oil Sands Mining (OSM). It has three segments: Refining & Marketing, which refines crude oil and other feedstocks at its seven refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States, purchases ethanol and refined products for resale and distributes refined products; Speedway, which sells transportation fuels and convenience products in the retail market in the Midwest, East Coast and Southeast, and Pipeline Transportation, which transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, delivers refined products to wholesale and retail market areas and includes the aggregated operations of MPLX LP.