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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
MRO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. MRO: 0.30 )
MRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.3

0.01
0.94
Equity to Asset 0.55
MRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MRO: 0.55 )
MRO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.55

0.26
0.55
Interest Coverage 18.20
MRO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. MRO: 18.20 )
MRO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 59.99
Current: 18.2

0.1
59.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.45
M-Score: -2.90
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 34.79
MRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. MRO: 34.79 )
MRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 39.14
Current: 34.79

0.31
39.14
Net-margin (%) 11.72
MRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. MRO: 11.72 )
MRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.79   Max: 19.95
Current: 11.72

-0.79
19.95
ROE (%) 9.06
MRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. MRO: 9.06 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.06   Max: 35.83
Current: 9.06

-3.06
35.83
ROA (%) 4.92
MRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. MRO: 4.92 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.87   Max: 16.98
Current: 4.92

-0.87
16.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.49
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. MRO: 18.49 )
MRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 53.85
Current: 18.49

0.46
53.85
Revenue Growth (%) 5.30
MRO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. MRO: 5.30 )
MRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -73.3   Max: 159.9
Current: 5.3

-73.3
159.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.10
MRO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MRO: 9.10 )
MRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -58.3   Max: 201.8
Current: 9.1

-58.3
201.8
EPS Growth (%) -5.40
MRO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. MRO: -5.40 )
MRO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.6   Max: 78.4
Current: -5.4

-37.6
78.4
» MRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 761,346 sh (+245.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 185,103 sh (+37.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 77,081 sh (+5.77%)
Pioneer Investments 5,715,841 sh (+2.95%)
James Barrow 15,690,836 sh (+2.47%)
John Buckingham 155,178 sh (+0.98%)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,299,801 sh (-1.13%)
Steven Cohen 270,479 sh (-7.28%)
Jeremy Grantham 520,919 sh (-14.65%)
Ray Dalio 86,200 sh (-14.82%)
David Dreman 2,668 sh (-97.45%)
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Q4 2013

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 5,988 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,453 sh (New)
David Dreman 6,383 sh (+139.24%)
Ray Dalio 128,500 sh (+49.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 197,704 sh (+6.81%)
James Barrow 16,232,027 sh (+3.45%)
John Buckingham 158,589 sh (+2.2%)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,989,386 sh (-5.86%)
Pioneer Investments 5,060,871 sh (-11.46%)
Jeremy Grantham 417,946 sh (-19.77%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (-20%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 55,019 sh (-28.62%)
Steven Cohen 57,112 sh (-78.88%)
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Q1 2014

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 15,811 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 620,496 sh (+986.45%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,333,675 sh (+87.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 730,446 sh (+74.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,424 sh (+74.08%)
David Dreman 9,760 sh (+52.91%)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (+25%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 58,524 sh (+6.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 206,524 sh (+4.46%)
John Buckingham 160,291 sh (+1.07%)
Ray Dalio 128,900 sh (+0.31%)
Bernard Horn 67,982 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
James Barrow 12,894,322 sh (-20.56%)
Pioneer Investments 3,876,704 sh (-23.4%)
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Q2 2014

MRO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 9,821 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 82,700 sh (+41.31%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MRO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.56%0.17%$31.81 - $35.3 $ 38.6114%12894322
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 52.91%0.01%$31.81 - $35.3 $ 38.6114%9760
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Add 139.24%0.01%$34.06 - $37.93 $ 38.618%6383
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 49.07%0.01%$34.06 - $37.93 $ 38.618%128500
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -97.45%0.11%$32.61 - $37.83 $ 38.618%2668
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 37.31%0.06%$32.61 - $37.83 $ 38.618%185103
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 52.45%0.07%$29.85 - $36.38 $ 38.6114%134808
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$29.85 - $36.38 $ 38.6114%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 386.54%0.02%$29.85 - $36.38 $ 38.6114%101200
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.15%$30.66 - $35.71 $ 38.6115%88429
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$30.66 - $35.71 $ 38.6115%20800
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0021%$30.66 - $35.71 $ 38.6115%0
James Barrow 2012-12-31 Reduce -27.86%0.28%$29.3 - $31.93 $ 38.6127%12886248
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Add 21.07%0.02%$24.09 - $31.09 $ 38.6142%117402
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out $24.09 - $31.09 $ 38.6142%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -21.37%$24.09 - $31.09 $ 38.6142%9200
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Reduce -99.9%0.62%$23.3 - $32 $ 38.6144%1000
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce -63.8%0.03%$23.3 - $32 $ 38.6144%22700
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.12%$30.47 - $35.06 $ 38.6126%0
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Reduce -23.96%0.02%$30.47 - $35.06 $ 38.6126%95636
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Add 46.63%0.01%$30.47 - $35.06 $ 38.6126%62700
John Hussman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.47%$20.27 - $29.34 $ 38.6147%1000000
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Add 1179.67%0.08%$20.27 - $29.34 $ 38.6147%125766
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -33.04%0.01%$20.27 - $29.34 $ 38.6147%42760
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Reduce -22.65%$20.27 - $29.34 $ 38.6147%14011
James Barrow 2011-09-30 Add 11.53%0.11%$22.05 - $34.07 $ 38.6140%19575122
John Keeley 2011-09-30 New Buy0.03%$22.05 - $34.07 $ 38.6140%63860
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Add 39.44%$22.05 - $34.07 $ 38.6140%9828
Daniel Loeb 2011-06-30 Sold Out 2.3%$49.06 - $54.17 $ 38.61-25%0
James Barrow 2011-06-30 Add 88.07%0.87%$49.06 - $54.17 $ 38.61-25%17551634
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.23%$49.06 - $54.17 $ 38.61-25%30611
John Hussman 2011-06-30 Sold Out $49.06 - $54.17 $ 38.61-25%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.80
MRO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. MRO: 10.80 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.31   Max: 16.9
Current: 10.8

2.31
16.9
P/B 1.40
MRO's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. MRO: 1.40 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.4

0.42
1.73
P/S 1.90
MRO's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. MRO: 1.90 )
MRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2
Current: 1.9

0.11
2
PFCF 37.50
MRO's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 491.36 vs. MRO: 37.50 )
MRO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.03   Max: 253.64
Current: 37.5

3.03
253.64
EV-to-EBIT 6.48
MRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.81 vs. MRO: 6.48 )
MRO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 12.5
Current: 6.48

1.8
12.5
PEG 1.90
MRO's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. MRO: 1.90 )
MRO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 12
Current: 1.9

0.07
12
Shiller P/E 10.90
MRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. MRO: 10.90 )
MRO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 14.36
Current: 10.9

2.8
14.36
Current Ratio 1.11
MRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. MRO: 1.11 )
MRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.11

0.6
1.76
Quick Ratio 1.02
MRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MRO: 1.02 )
MRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.02

0.33
1.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.00
MRO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. MRO: 2.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 7.56
Current: 2

1.81
7.56
Dividend Payout 0.30
MRO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MRO: 0.30 )
MRO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.52
Current: 0.3

0.08
3.52
Dividend growth (3y) -10.10
MRO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MRO: -10.10 )
MRO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 21.3
Current: -10.1

-10.9
21.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.18
MRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. MRO: 1.18 )
MRO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.69
Current: 1.18

1.12
4.69
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
MRO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MRO: 0.10 )
MRO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 56.6   Max: -117.7
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
MRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. MRO: 1.40 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.4

0.56
3.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
MRO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MRO: 1.10 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.1

0.25
2.29
Price/Median PS Value 5.90
MRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. MRO: 5.90 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 5.51
Current: 5.9

0.46
5.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
MRO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MRO: 1.80 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.78
Current: 1.8

0.14
2.78
Price/Graham Number 1.00
MRO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MRO: 1.00 )
MRO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.36
Current: 1

0.3
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 16.20
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. MRO: 16.20 )
MRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8   Max: 54.4
Current: 16.2

8
54.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.02
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. MRO: 10.02 )
MRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 50.7
Current: 10.02

-8.2
50.7

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
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Traded in other countries:USS.Germany
Marathon Oil Corp was originally organized in 2001 as USX HoldCo, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the former USX Corporation. As a result of a reorganization completed in July 2001, USX HoldCo, Inc. became the parent entity of the consolidated enterprise and changed its name to USX Corporation. The Company is an integrated energy company with significant operations in the North America, Africa and Europe. The Company's operations consist of four operating segments: Exploration and Production- explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas on a worldwide basis; Oil Sands Mining; mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada, and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil; Refining, Marketing and Transportation- refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products, primarily in the Midwest, the upper Great Plains and southeastern United States; and Integrated Gas- markets and transports natural gas and products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol on a worldwide basis. The Company's integrated gas operations include natural gas liquefaction and regasification operations, methanol operations, certain other gas processing facilities and pipeline operations, and marketing and transportation of natural gas.
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