Marathon Oil (MRO) Price Target Increased to $15.00 by Analysts at Barclays

Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 72,896 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $1,152,000 after buying an additional 36,345 shares in the last quarter. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, March 16.

In other Marathon Petroleum news, VP C. Michael Palmer sold 11,450 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. 8,175 are held by Tfs Ltd Liability Corp. Viacom Inc New now has $12.04B valuation. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 2.50%. About 8.44 million shares traded. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since December 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.36% the S&P500.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) will report its next earnings on Nov 01 AMC. Comparatively, Marathon Oil Corporation posted earnings of $0.04 per share in the same quarter previous year. MPC's profit will be $439.58 million for 17.99 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for MRO to be 70%.

Incline Global Management Llc increased Lowes Cos Inc (Call) (NYSE:LOW) stake by 604,100 shares to 1.04M valued at $80.46 million in 2017Q2. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2. It is negative, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings. IBM Retirement Fund bought a new stake in shares of Marathon Oil in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $149,000. 673.63 million shares or 0.17% less from 674.80 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Clark Capital Management Group Inc has invested 0.31% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi. 387.02 million shares or 0.60% more from 384.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Piedmont Advsrs Limited Liability Com invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

Permit Capital Llc increased Viacom Inc New (VIAB) stake by 130.77% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Nomura Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 83,998 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Ftb has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Hartford Inv Management has 140,845 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. 1,873 were reported by Pinebridge Invests L P. Gradient Investments Limited Liability Com owns 438 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.36 million activity. On Wednesday, June 14 the insider Kelley Thomas M. sold $1.36M. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 68% are positive. Analysts have placed a $17.78 price target on Marathon Oil Corporation, suggesting a 20.62% gain from recent close. For the next 5 years, Marathon Oil Corporation is expecting Growth of -135% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -6.23% per annum. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a "hold" rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Marathon Oil in a research report on Friday, October 6th. UBS downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, November 15 report.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Marathon Oil Corporation and for the current quarter 24 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.03/share. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 17 by Vetr. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Therefore 44% are positive. Apple Inc. had 338 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, July 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Strong Buy" on Monday, October 31. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 23 with "Buy".

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) stock moved with shift of -2.69% in the past week. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Nomura. As per Thursday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, October 26. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. The company has broken out to a five bull momentum rating - that is extreme strength and through technical resistance. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Marathon Oil Corporation Common Stock Usd1 now has $12.87 billion valuation. It also upped Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) stake by 4,212 shares and now owns 203,397 shares.

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