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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.27
MRO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. MRO: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MRO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.27
0.01
0.94
Equity to Asset 0.59
MRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MRO: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MRO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.59
0.26
0.6
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
16.93%
-5.40%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -39.42
MRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -62.85 vs. MRO: -39.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MRO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.91  Med: 13.95 Max: 32.81
Current: -39.42
-45.91
32.81
Net-margin (%) -32.98
MRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -72.73 vs. MRO: -32.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MRO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 10.34 Max: 27.06
Current: -32.98
-37.6
27.06
ROE (%) -8.19
MRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.49 vs. MRO: -8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MRO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.14  Med: 12.82 Max: 39.78
Current: -8.19
-11.14
39.78
ROA (%) -4.74
MRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.43 vs. MRO: -4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MRO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.45  Med: 6.27 Max: 17.64
Current: -4.74
-6.45
17.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.76
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.87 vs. MRO: -6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.36  Med: 12.84 Max: 56.64
Current: -6.76
-9.36
56.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.00
MRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. MRO: -21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.4  Med: 7.2 Max: 43.4
Current: -21
-42.4
43.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -59.80
MRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.00 vs. MRO: -59.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.8  Med: 3.4 Max: 45.9
Current: -59.8
-59.8
45.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 12,400 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 19,133 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,611,572 sh (+304.06%)
Ray Dalio 209,800 sh (+9.16%)
Steven Cohen 706,800 sh (+2.46%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Bernard Horn Sold Out
John Buckingham Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 38,466,164 sh (-2.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 425,700 sh (-11.03%)
Pioneer Investments 150,100 sh (-79.40%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 154,886 sh (-90.70%)
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Q1 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Richard Pzena 2,261,047 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 10,902 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 12,701 sh (New)
David Dreman 810 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 90,930 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 93,219 sh (+651.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 884,500 sh (+107.78%)
Jim Simons 3,339,346 sh (+107.21%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 55,604,492 sh (+44.55%)
Ray Dalio 264,500 sh (+26.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 155,086 sh (+0.13%)
Steven Cohen 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Steven Cohen 186,500 sh (-73.61%)
» More
Q2 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Daniel Loeb 4,000,000 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 947,641 sh (+942.17%)
Steven Cohen 1,001,600 sh (+437.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,316,124 sh (+161.86%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 154,479 sh (-0.39%)
Ray Dalio 240,800 sh (-8.96%)
RS Investment Management 11,278 sh (-11.20%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 45,510,297 sh (-18.15%)
Jim Simons 2,110,046 sh (-36.81%)
» More
Q3 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 12,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,132 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 48,414,184 sh (+6.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,462,563 sh (+6.32%)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio 230,200 sh (-4.40%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 147,379 sh (-4.60%)
Arnold Schneider 836,212 sh (-11.76%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:USS.Germany, MRO.Mexico, MROIL.Netherlands,
Marathon Oil Corp is an energy company engaged in the exploration, production and marketing of liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas, production and marketing of products manufactured from natural gas and oil sands mining.

Marathon Oil Corp was incorporated in 2001. It is an independent global exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas, with operations in North America, Europe and Africa. Its three reportable operating segments are North America E&P, International E&P and Oil Sands Mining. North America E&P explores, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, NGLs and natural gas in North America. International E&P explores, produces and markets crude oil and condensate, NGLs and natural gas outside of North America and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as LNG and methanol, in E.G. Oil Sands Mining segment 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. The Company competes with integrated and independent oil and gas companies, as well as national oil companies for the acquisition of oil and natural gas leases.

Ratios

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history
P/B 0.79
MRO's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MRO: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MRO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.79
0.25
1.73
P/S 2.86
MRO's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. MRO: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MRO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.2 Max: 3.02
Current: 2.86
0.11
3.02
POCF 13.94
MRO's POCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. MRO: 13.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MRO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.65 Max: 14.72
Current: 13.94
1.15
14.72
EV-to-EBIT -11.23
MRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.22 vs. MRO: -11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MRO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.7  Med: 4.5 Max: 41.3
Current: -11.23
-84.7
41.3
EV-to-EBITDA 32.12
MRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. MRO: 32.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166.2  Med: 3.4 Max: 51.3
Current: 32.12
-166.2
51.3
Shiller P/E 5.59
MRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.07 vs. MRO: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MRO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 6.79 Max: 15.9
Current: 5.59
1.75
15.9
Current Ratio 2.16
MRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MRO: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.16
0.6
2.72
Quick Ratio 2.00
MRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MRO: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.52
Current: 2
0.33
2.52
Days Inventory 46.78
MRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.00 vs. MRO: 46.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.77  Med: 27.79 Max: 260.43
Current: 46.78
18.77
260.43
Days Sales Outstanding 60.35
MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 49.11 vs. MRO: 60.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.72  Med: 51.34 Max: 170.97
Current: 60.35
14.72
170.97
Days Payable 157.01
MRO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
75% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 71.01 vs. MRO: 157.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.08  Med: 135.23 Max: 588.95
Current: 157.01
26.08
588.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.14
MRO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. MRO: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MRO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.87 Max: 10.1
Current: 1.14
1.08
10.1
Forward Dividend Yield 1.14
MRO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. MRO: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.88
MRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. MRO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MRO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.22 Max: 7.77
Current: 0.88
0.83
7.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
MRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. MRO: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MRO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 0 Max: 8
Current: 1.4
-11.4
8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.79
MRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. MRO: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MRO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.79
0.46
1.8
Price/Projected FCF 0.69
MRO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MRO: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MRO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.69
0.25
1.5
Price/Median PS Value 2.39
MRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MRO: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MRO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 2.15
Current: 2.39
0.12
2.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.90
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.00 vs. MRO: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 20.9 Max: 54.5
Current: -8.9
2.4
54.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.87
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.83 vs. MRO: -19.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MRO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 0.3 Max: 44.1
Current: -19.87
-19.3
44.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,736
EPS (TTM) $ -2.16
Beta2.75
Short Percentage of Float5.75%
52-Week Range $6.52 - 19.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)847.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,311 5,533 5,786
EPS ($) -0.95 -0.04 0.18
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.95 -0.04 0.18
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.20 0.20 0.20
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