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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.29
MRO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. MRO: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MRO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.29
0.01
0.94
Equity to Asset 0.56
MRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MRO: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MRO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.56
0.26
0.6
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.92
M-Score: -3.56
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 (%) -27.89
MRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -28.24 vs. MRO: -27.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MRO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.63  Med: 11.94 Max: 39.04
Current: -27.89
6.63
39.04
Net-margin (%) -7.05
MRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -37.83 vs. MRO: -7.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MRO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.04 Max: 27.06
Current: -7.05
2.7
27.06
ROE (%) -2.39
MRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.65 vs. MRO: -2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MRO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 14.75 Max: 39.78
Current: -2.39
6.75
39.78
ROA (%) -1.36
MRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.18 vs. MRO: -1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MRO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 7.75 Max: 17.64
Current: -1.36
3.26
17.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.53
MRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.14 vs. MRO: -6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 20.57 Max: 56.64
Current: -6.53
5.73
56.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.30
MRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MRO: -8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.2  Med: 7.45 Max: 159.9
Current: -8.3
-52.2
159.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.50
MRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MRO: -11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.4  Med: 8.55 Max: 201.8
Current: -11.5
-53.4
201.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.90
MRO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. MRO: -15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MRO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 2.05 Max: 78.5
Current: -15.9
-37.6
78.5
» MRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-18)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 876,946 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 144,282 sh (+112.24%)
Steven Cohen 5,084,600 sh (+89.40%)
David Dreman 23,745 sh (+73.65%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 19,223,042 sh (+43.73%)
Murray Stahl 9,000 sh (+18.42%)
RS Investment Management 1,480,545 sh (+14.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 894,855 sh (+12.75%)
Ray Dalio 183,100 sh (+9.12%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 100,151 sh (+7.09%)
Pioneer Investments 2,096,221 sh (+0.28%)
John Hussman 4,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
John Buckingham 128,232 sh (-22.04%)
James Barrow 1,856,033 sh (-28.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,068 sh (-54.06%)
T Boone Pickens 9,274 sh (-93.07%)
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Q2 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 40,033 sh (+149.15%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 25,110,310 sh (+30.63%)
Bernard Horn 144,282 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 9,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Jim Simons 875,146 sh (-0.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 890,055 sh (-0.54%)
RS Investment Management 1,460,084 sh (-1.38%)
John Buckingham 125,758 sh (-1.93%)
Pioneer Investments 2,047,246 sh (-2.34%)
Ray Dalio 175,900 sh (-3.93%)
James Barrow 1,682,123 sh (-9.37%)
Steven Cohen 1,593,201 sh (-68.67%)
David Dreman 4,612 sh (-80.58%)
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Q3 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 39,302,590 sh (+56.52%)
Bernard Horn 179,682 sh (+24.54%)
Ray Dalio 192,200 sh (+9.27%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Buckingham 124,942 sh (-0.65%)
James Barrow 1,665,713 sh (-0.98%)
David Dreman 3,266 sh (-29.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 478,455 sh (-46.24%)
Jim Simons 398,846 sh (-54.43%)
Steven Cohen 689,800 sh (-56.70%)
Pioneer Investments 728,545 sh (-64.41%)
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Q4 2015

MRO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 19,133 sh (New)
John Buckingham Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 150,100 sh (-79.40%)
James Barrow 154,886 sh (-90.70%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 54.35
MRO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 20.53 vs. MRO: 54.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.28
MRO's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MRO: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MRO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.28
0.28
1.73
P/S 0.67
MRO's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. MRO: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MRO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.37 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.67
0.03
2.39
POCF 1.89
MRO's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. MRO: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MRO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 3.56 Max: 6.14
Current: 1.89
0.23
6.14
EV-to-EBITDA 8.73
MRO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. MRO: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MRO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.00 Max: 15.9
Current: 8.73
1
15.9
Shiller P/E 1.64
MRO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. MRO: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MRO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 7.71 Max: 18.39
Current: 1.64
1.72
18.39
Current Ratio 1.35
MRO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MRO: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MRO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.35
0.6
1.76
Quick Ratio 1.24
MRO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. MRO: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MRO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.24
0.33
1.68
Days Inventory 41.07
MRO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 25.18 vs. MRO: 41.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MRO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.16  Med: 23.91 Max: 97.77
Current: 41.07
18.16
97.77
Days Sales Outstanding 52.55
MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.37 vs. MRO: 52.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.72  Med: 31.92 Max: 66.1
Current: 52.55
14.72
66.1
Days Payable 144.15
MRO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 97.04 vs. MRO: 144.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MRO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.08  Med: 55.37 Max: 193
Current: 144.15
26.08
193

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 10.03
MRO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. MRO: 10.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MRO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 3.01 Max: 10.32
Current: 10.03
1.81
10.32
Dividend Payout 1.88
MRO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
79% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MRO: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MRO' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.28 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.88
0.08
3.52
Forward Dividend Yield 2.81
MRO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. MRO: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.17
MRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. MRO: 7.17 )
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: 1.36  Med: 2.26 Max: 7.74
Current: 7.17
1.36
7.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.50
MRO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. MRO: 1.50 )
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: -117.7  Med: 0.15 Max: 56.6
Current: 1.5
-117.7
56.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.26
MRO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MRO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MRO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.26
0.56
2.95
Price/Projected FCF 0.23
MRO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. MRO: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MRO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.57 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.23
0.07
2.29
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
MRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. MRO: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MRO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.85 Max: 6.19
Current: 1.9
0.16
6.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -17.79
MRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. MRO: -17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MRO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.44  Med: 23.70 Max: 82.9
Current: -17.79
-17.44
82.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.92
MRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.58 vs. MRO: -9.92 )
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: -15.5  Med: 14.10 Max: 104
Current: -9.92
-15.5
104

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6883
EPS $ -0.73
Beta1.95
Short Percentage of Float6.85%
52-Week Range $6.77 - 31.53
Shares Outstanding(Mil)677.26

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 6,024 4,584 4,827
EPS($) -1.37 -1.44 -0.67
EPS without NRI($) -1.37 -1.44 -0.67

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:XOM, RDS.B, CVX, EC, PBR » details
Traded in other countries:USS.Germany, MRO.Mexico, MROIL.Netherlands,
Marathon Oil Corp was incorporated in 2001. The Company is an independent international 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 with operations in the U.S., Angola, Canada, E.G., Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Libya, Norway and the U.K. The Company's operating segments include: North America E&P, which explores for, produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas in North America; International E&P, explores for, produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas outside of North America and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as LNG and methanol, in E.G.; and Oil Sands Mining, which 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.
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