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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt N/A
MRO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. MRO: N/A )
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: N/A
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 0.59
MRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 432 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: 0.29  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.59
0.29
0.59
WACC vs ROIC
20.95%
9.91%
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -19.35
MRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -56.32 vs. MRO: -19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MRO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.91  Med: 12.19 Max: 32.81
Current: -19.35
-45.91
32.81
Net-margin (%) -46.02
MRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -70.72 vs. MRO: -46.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MRO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.02  Med: 9.37 Max: 27.06
Current: -46.02
-46.02
27.06
ROE (%) -11.23
MRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.02 vs. MRO: -11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MRO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.07  Med: 10.28 Max: 23.39
Current: -11.23
-23.07
23.39
ROA (%) -6.50
MRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.43 vs. MRO: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MRO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.25  Med: 5.12 Max: 10.75
Current: -6.5
-13.25
10.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.37
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.47 vs. MRO: -3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.36  Med: 12.65 Max: 32.13
Current: -3.37
-9.36
32.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -30.90
MRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.20 vs. MRO: -30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 43.4
Current: -30.9
-42.4
43.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -37.80
MRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.40 vs. MRO: -37.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.8  Med: -5.5 Max: 45.9
Current: -37.8
-59.8
45.9
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Financials


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

Q1 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Richard Pzena 2,261,047 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 10,902 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 90,930 sh (New)
David Dreman 810 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 12,701 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%)
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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%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Murray Stahl 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%)
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Q3 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 33,132 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 12,100 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 48,414,184 sh (+6.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,462,563 sh (+6.32%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons 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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Q4 2016

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 117,444 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,881,746 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 48,332,703 sh (-0.17%)
Ray Dalio 205,500 sh (-10.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,011,456 sh (-18.32%)
Arnold Schneider 281,859 sh (-66.29%)
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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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P/B 0.73
MRO's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MRO: 0.73 )
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: 0.73
0.25
1.73
P/S 2.91
MRO's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MRO: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MRO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.91
0.11
3.3
POCF 22.05
MRO's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. MRO: 22.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MRO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.68 Max: 25.02
Current: 22.05
1.15
25.02
EV-to-EBIT -15.42
MRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. MRO: -15.42 )
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: -15.42
-84.7
41.3
EV-to-EBITDA 9.28
MRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
64% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. MRO: 9.28 )
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: 9.28
-166.2
51.3
Shiller P/E 5.84
MRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. MRO: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MRO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 6.65 Max: 15.83
Current: 5.84
1.74
15.83
Days Inventory 49.78
MRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.43 vs. MRO: 49.78 )
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: 49.78
18.77
260.43
Days Sales Outstanding 61.46
MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. MRO: 61.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.72  Med: 56.06 Max: 170.97
Current: 61.46
14.72
170.97
Days Payable 167.08
MRO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
76% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 72.97 vs. MRO: 167.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.08  Med: 163.85 Max: 588.95
Current: 167.08
26.08
588.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.22
MRO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. MRO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MRO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.86 Max: 10.1
Current: 1.22
1.08
10.1
Dividend Growth (3y) -34.80
MRO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
67% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.40 vs. MRO: -34.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MRO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 3.1 Max: 21.3
Current: -34.8
-34.8
21.3
Forward Dividend Yield 1.23
MRO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. MRO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.46
MRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. MRO: 0.46 )
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: 0.41  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.81
Current: 0.46
0.41
3.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.70
MRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. MRO: -6.70 )
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: -6.7
-11.4
8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.74
MRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. MRO: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MRO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.74
0.46
1.63
Price/Projected FCF 4.22
MRO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. MRO: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MRO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.51 Max: 4.46
Current: 4.22
0.25
4.46
Price/Median PS Value 2.38
MRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MRO: 2.38 )
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: 0.26 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.38
0.12
2.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -6.50
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. MRO: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 20.9 Max: 54.5
Current: -6.5
-6.5
54.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.38
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. MRO: -19.38 )
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: -19.38  Med: 0.3 Max: 44.1
Current: -19.38
-19.38
44.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,650
EPS (TTM) $ -2.61
Beta2.80
Short Percentage of Float5.85%
52-Week Range $6.66 - 19.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)847.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,556 5,787
EPS ($) -0.01 0.24
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.01 0.24
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.20 0.20
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