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Consolidated Investment Analysis for Marathon Oil Company Description Marathon Oil Corporation is engaged in the exploration, production and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas; oil sands mining and bitumen upgrading in Canada; refining, marketing and transportation of crude oil and petroleum products, and marketing and transportation of products manufactured from natural gas. The Company's operates in four segments: exploration and production (E&P), which explores for, produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas worldwide; Oil Sands Mining (OSM), which is engaged in mining, extraction and transportation of bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada, and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil; integrated gas (IG), which markets and transports products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) and methanol, and refining, marketing and transportation (RM&T), which refines, transports and markets crude oil and petroleum products. Share Statistics Symbol Current Price 52wk Range Avg Vol (3m)

MRO EPS 47.71 Market Cap 28.41- 50.56 52wk 7,260,960 P/E (ttm)

3.61 33.87B Change 13.22

61.67%

Financial Summary

On February 02, 2011, Marathon Oil Corp reported 4th quarter 2010 earnings of 1.09 per share. This result exceeded the 0.96 consensus of the 19 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 4th quarter results by 0.77. The next earnings announcement is expected on May 02, 2011. Marathon Oil Corp reported annual 2010 earnings of 3.65 per share on February 02, 2011. MRO had 4th quarter 2010 revenues of 20.22bn. This bettered the 17.23bn consensus of the 3 analysts covering the company. This was 8.84% above the prior year's 4th quarter results. MRO had revenues for the full year 2010 of 73.62bn. This was 35.99% above the prior year's results.


Analyst Consensus Buy

Outperform

Hold

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Sell

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This is the consensus forecast amongst 25 polled investment analysts. Analyst Detail

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The 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Marathon Oil Corp (MRO:NYQ) have a median target of 50.00, with a high estimate of 58.00 and a low estimate of 35.00. The median estimate represents a 0.99% increase from the last price of 49.51. Technical Analysis Chart


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